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Job Opportunity: AI R&D Engineer 

Job Title: AI R&D Engineer 

Job Status: One Year Contract Position (renewable based on mutual interest) 

Target Start Date: Immediately 

The Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC, http://www.qmic.com), Doha, Qatar, invites applications for AI R&D Engineer to join our technology development team. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The main responsibilities of the AI R&D Engineer include but not limited to: 

  • Support R&D activities for realizing customer-centric IoT and AI Systems 
  • Undertaking data collection, preprocessing and analysis 
  • Assessing the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques 
  • Building AI models to address business problems and ensure their effectiveness in the field 
  • Designing and implementing deep-learning pipelines and machine-learning algorithms 
  • Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy 
  • Presenting information using data visualization techniques 
  • Preparing demonstrations of end-to-end IoT systems showing their features and benefits 
  • Contributing to conceiving and delivering IoT platforms and solutions to clients 
  • Collaborating with business, engineering and product development teams 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 

The applicant should hold a BSc or MSc in Computer Science, Data Science, Computer Engineering, etc. He/she should have the following skills: 

  • BSc/MSc with 2-4 years of relevant experience 
  • Very good knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks 
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications 
  • Strong Knowledge of neutral networks-based architectures: CNN, RNN, etc. 
  • Knowledge of Deep learning frameworks: Tensorflow, Keras, PyTorch, etc. 
  • Previous experience in applying deep learning techniques for at least two different types of data (structured data, text, images, videos, speech/audio, etc.) is an important asset 
  • Solid hands-on experience in development, debugging, and troubleshooting software and systems 
  • Very good knowledge and experience in Python to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets and build data models 
  • Familiarity with Java, C, or C++ is an asset 
  • Knowledge of geospatial analytics is beneficial 
  • Prior industrial experience especially in IoT/AI systems is an asset 
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on product development 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams 

EMPLOYEMENT DETAILS: 

The position is available immediately. Interested candidates are invited to send a detailed CV (including the names of at least three referees), graduate studies transcript of records, and a cover letter to [email protected] and cc [email protected]. Please make sure to write in the subject of the email “AI R&D Engineer”. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. 

ABOUT QMIC: 

The Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) is the first independent innovations center in the region with a focus on developing and deploying smart mobility systems and services. QMIC’s main goal is to use locally engineered innovations and knowledge to create technology-based industries that address regional challenges and grow with mega projects in Qatar and the region. Since 2009, and through its focus, on distributed sensing, data collection & management, services creation and delivery, QMIC is becoming a national leader in the area of Internet of Things (IoT). In particular, QMIC has been leading in delivering IoT platforms, and IoT solutions and services in vertical domains including Intelligent Transport, Logistics & Telematics, Road Safety and Environment. Through its offices at the Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP), QMIC is working closely with key national partners and stakeholders to realize a market-focused innovations ecosystem in Qatar. 

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