Data & Tech Graduate Ta’azeez Program – UAE Nationals

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Job Description

Kitopi is the region’s leading creator and partner for magical food experiences. With a purpose to satisfy the world’s appetite to create joy, Kitopi operates a portfolio of both invested and franchised F&B brands, serving as enablers in the food market by helping brands to grow and scale, both in the delivery and dine-in space.  

Launched in Dubai, UAE in January 2018, Kitopi has grown to become one of the greatest success stories in the cloud kitchen and food tech space. In July 2021, Kitopi announced its $415 million Series C funding round, led by the world’s largest technology-focused investment fund, Softbank Group Corp’s Vision Fund 2. This investment catapulted Kitopi to the prestigious Unicorn status, making it the fastest Unicorn to have emerged from the MENA region. 

As a leading food company, Kitopi’s growth has been fueled by its innovative and scalable software solutions. Kitopi’s kitchens are powered by its proprietary Smart Kitchen Operating System (SKOS) – an in-house suite of applications that optimizes cloud kitchen operations in real-time. As part of its growth roadmap, technological innovation, data science, artificial intelligence, and robotics will take center stage as Kitopi continues to reinvent the food industry as we know it today. 

With over 6,000 employees, Kitopi currently operates 200+ locations across the UAE, KSA, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar. It operates its global Customer Experience Center in Dubai, UAE, its Engineering Hub in Krakow, Poland, and its Robotics Hub in Odense, Denmark. 

We are seeking motivated and talented individuals to join our Data & Tech Graduate Program. This rotational program provides participants with hands-on experience, mentorship, and exposure to diverse aspects of technology, preparing them for successful careers in the tech industry. Throughout the program, participants will have the opportunity to work on exciting projects, collaborate with cross-functional teams, and develop valuable skills under the guidance of experienced professionals.

* This program is exclusively for Emirati Nationals

What You’ll Do

  • 1. IT Rotation:
  • Assist in providing technical support and troubleshooting for hardware, software, and network issues.
  • Participate in the implementation and maintenance of IT systems and infrastructure.
  • Gain exposure to cybersecurity practices, data protection, and IT governance.
  • Support data collection, processing, and analysis initiatives.
  • -Assist in building and maintaining data pipelines, databases, and data warehouses.
  • Gain experience with data visualization tools and techniques to communicate insights effectively.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design user-centric and intuitive product interfaces.
  • Participate in user research, prototyping, and usability testing activities.
  • Gain exposure to design principles, methodologies, and tools used in product design.
  • Assist in defining product vision, strategy, and roadmaps.
  • Support the prioritization of features and requirements based on market analysis and customer feedback.
  • Gain experience in agile development methodologies and product lifecycle management.

What Are We Looking For

  • Must be an Emirati National
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Design, or related field.
  • Passion for technology and eagerness to learn and innovate.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Mentorship from experienced professionals.
  • Exposure to diverse areas of finance.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and development.
  • Networking opportunities with senior leaders and fellow program participants.

Recruitment Process and Timeline 

First, you apply and let our recruiters review your profile. After reviewing, you will receive a link to book a meeting with a recruiter at your convenience to share more about yourself and for us to get to know you better. If you have been shortlisted, you will have the opportunity to meet our hiring managers. Depending on the scope of the role and the function, you may need to attend 2-3 rounds (which might include case study, role-play, trial, or live coding – this will be communicated to you in the initial conversation). Upon successful completion, your recruiter will contact you to discuss the offer. We aim to take you through this process within 2-3 weeks. 

Benefits 

– Extensive learning opportunities – we offer many hard and soft skills training to help you improve and challenge yourself 

– You’ll be involved in customized workshops run by Kitopi Academy 

– You’ll have a chance to work in an international, diverse, and inclusive environment 

– You’ll be part of one of the most caring communities out there. 

– Finding a chance to become a shareowner with our ESOP plan (T&C Applies

– Free and unlimited access to a nutritionist because we care about you 

– No Dress Code! (T&C Applies

– Extended maternity and parental leave 

– The infamous team activities and social events bursting with fun 

– Inclusive Private Health Insurance 

– Up to 50% discount from Kitopi brands 

– Annual leave as per the company policy 

So, what does it really mean to work at Kitopi? 

We are constantly striving to make Kitopi the best place to work, by empowering you to be the best version of yourself every day. Our company values act as our guiding principles to help ensure that everyone feels safe, included, and like they truly belong.  

Kitopi is an equal-opportunity employer. While we currently operate in 6 countries, we are over 70 different nationalities of talented Kitopians. Whether you are a seasoned professional, a recent graduate, or someone looking to return to the workforce after a break, we encourage you to apply. We celebrate our rich diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, and cultures and have a 0-tolerance policy towards racism, bigotry, and hate. Please apply if you see a position that makes your heart skip a beat and help us build a company that we are all proud to work for. 

Along with offices in all the markets we operate in, we also believe in a “work from anywhere” policy – you get to choose the environment you operate in because we believe this will help you deliver work you’re proud of.  

Customer-obsessed and tech-enabled, at Kitopi, we are a team of passionate humans who are on a mission together to satisfy the world’s appetite.

Area
Dubai