VP of AI Engineering and Research (Artificial Intelligence Scholar, PhD.)
Abu Dhabi
10 Dec 2023
10 Dec 2023

Our client is a start-up organisation and an international research center looking for a VP of AI Engineering and Research with technical skills in Machine Learning (ML) and Natural Language Processing (NLP), as well as a focus on AI solution research and innovation responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities will include

  • Provide strategic direction for AI initiatives and innovation within the organization.
  • Collaborate with other executives to align AI goals with overall business objectives.
  • Lead and mentor a team of AI engineers and researchers, actively contributing to technical leadership.
  • Actively participate in the design and architecture of AI solutions, ensuring alignment with business needs.
  • Provide hands-on technical expertise in designing scalable and efficient AI systems.
  • Engage in coding and review code for AI applications, demonstrating proficiency in languages such as Python, Java, or others.
  • Drive innovation through the exploration of new AI technologies and methodologies.
  • Ensure the implementation of best practices in AI development and solution design.
  • Directly manage key AI projects, ensuring technical excellence, timeliness, and adherence to budget constraints.
  • Communicate complex technical concepts and strategies effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Who we're looking for

  • Must have Masters or Bachelors degree in Computer Sciences or Information Technology.
  • Must have proven experience of 10+ years of in the Technology Innovation domain with 2-4 years in Artificial Intelligence in developing SaaS products.
  • In-depth understanding of ML algorithms, including hands-on experience in model development and training.
  • Expertise in deep learning frameworks such as TensorFlow or PyTorch.
  • Proficient in implementing and fine-tuning NLP techniques for various applications.
  • Familiarity with popular NLP libraries like NLTK or spaCy.
  • Strong programming skills with a focus on solution design.
  • Experience in designing and implementing scalable and maintainable AI solutions.
  • Expertise in data preprocessing, feature engineering, and working with large datasets.
  • Ensuring data quality and integrity in AI applications.
  • Hands-on experience with model deployment and integration into production systems.

What's on offer

  • Attractive tax free salary inclusive of base and housing allowance.
  • Family medical insurance and airfare allowance. 


  • Job Ref: TI-62ay
  • Your application will be sent to Qasim Siddique