Data Scientist

at G42
Published November 5, 2022
Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Category Data Science  
Job Type Full-time  



Are you a qualified and proficient Data Scientist with the proven ability to drive business growth & operational efficiency? G42 Analytics needs your skills to develop and deliver diverse data products across the company—including, but not limited to, recommendation engines, predictive models, business-logic automation and machine learning.

The opportunity

You get to play a critical role in shaping the growth trajectory of G42 Analytics—an AI-driven, rapidly growing, high-visibility Business Unit of G42—and support the development of their cutting edge, next-gen analytics solutions & services.

G42 is an Abu Dhabi based artificial intelligence and cloud computing company with a global footprint delivering holistic and scalable AI solutions to a variety of commercial and government clients. The Group’s business operations cover a wide range of industry verticals including Healthcare, Government, Smart City & Smart Mobility, Oil & Gas, Fintech, Geospatial, Aviation, Cloud Computing, Big Data Analytics and Sports.


Key responsibilities:

Reporting to the Chief Data Scientist, you will apply data mining & statistical analysis techniques like hypothesis testing, segmentation and modelling to analyze large volume data in order to drive business optimization & enhance product development, marketing techniques and business strategies.


  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and generate business insights relevant to G42 Analytics’ business goals.
  • Maintain complex data models, reporting systems, data automation systems, dashboards and performance metrics that support key business decisions.
  • Use emerging technologies such as machine learning & AI and advanced programming to derive insights from large datasets.
  • Apply data science, mathematical and statistical techniques, and cognitive/decision science to drive business intelligence reports for management.
  • Co-develop research plans, implement models and monitor outcomes by collaborating with different departments and business stakeholders in order to help shape the research approach and potential output.
  • Conduct market/industry characteristics analysis, competitor assessment, trend analysis, demand forecasting, regulatory reviews, demographic assessment, macro-economic analysis and benchmarking for datasets received.
  • Leverage the data received from the data analytics team and use them in conjunction with current organizational dynamics to develop transformational business intelligence solutions.
  • Work with content developers to translate research insights into compelling stories for interpretation of analyses and data visualization.
  • Conduct quantitative research and as-is/to-be process mapping along with gap analysis to come up with analyses/assessment to improve business processes, reduce costs and enhance customer experience.


Skills and attributes for success:

The criteria to evaluate your performance would include cost savings achieved, number of use cases investigated + datasets mined & explored, number of existing solutions & processes optimized, number of services and solutions digitized, number of innovations/POCs deployed, and customer NPS.

To qualify, you must have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Artificial Intelligence, Business Analytics, Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in executing complex research projects
  • At least 3 years of experience in using data science to conduct hypothesis-driven research, preferably for AI or in the analytics industry

Ideally, you’ll also need:

  • A commitment to research
  • A highly data-focused and investigative approach to problem-solving
  • In-depth domain and market knowledge

What we look for:

If you are a performance-driven, inquisitive mind with the agility to adapt to ambiguity, you will fit right in. You should be eager to explore opportunities to build meaningful collaborations with stakeholders and aspire to create unique customer-centric solutions. Bias for action and a passion to conquer new frontiers in the AI space is at the heart of the G42 community.

What working at G42 offers:

Culture: An open, diverse and inclusive environment with a global vision that encourages personal growth and focuses on ground-breaking, industry-first innovations.

Career: Outstanding learning, development & growth opportunities via structured training programs and innovative, high-tech projects.

Work-Life: A hybrid work policy to strike the perfect balance between office and home.

Rewards: A competitive remuneration package with a host of perks including healthcare, education support, leave benefits and more.

About G42

G42 is a global leader in creating visionary artificial intelligence for a better tomorrow. Born in Abu Dhabi and operating across the world, G42 champions AI as a powerful force for good. Its people are constantly reimagining what technology can do, applying advanced thinking and innovation to accelerate progress and tackle society’s most pressing problems.

G42 is driving change in the region and beyond, joining forces with nations, corporations and individuals to create the infrastructure for tomorrow’s world. From molecular medicine to space travel and everything in between, G42 realizes exponential possibilities, today.

To confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us.

G42 is the force that gets you further. Join us.