Lorenzo Azar, Software Engineer and AI Developer in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Lorenzo Azar

Software Engineer and AI Developer in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Member since April 25, 2022
Lorenzo is a senior software engineer experienced in building robust and scalable applications. He has worked at BMW Innovation Labs, CynaxLabs, and DP World, where he took responsibility for finding solutions to emerging challenges and implementing them seamlessly. With a background in mechanical engineering, Lorenzo is a critical thinker and a skillful AI developer eager to embrace new experiences.
Lorenzo is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Lloyds
    Python 3, Docker, Azure, REST, API Integration, Artificial Intelligence (AI)...
  • DP World
    Python, Microsoft Power BI, Audits, Data Management, Data Visualization...
  • CynaxLabs
    Python 3, Docker, Git, Scalable Application, Drones, Computer Vision...

Experience

Location

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Python 3, Docker, Linux, Windows, SQL, Microsoft Power BI, Git

The most amazing...

...ecosystem I've developed is AiPOD, which includes multiple CV and AI components linked together to give an overall score of a person identified on a camera.

Employment

  • Software Engineer | AI Consultant

    2022 - PRESENT
    Lloyds
    • Designed and developed the back-end architecture for the main web app using Python, Docker, PostgreSQL, and Azure.
    • Created pools and tokens risk score (and highlight) algorithm using Python, which continuously helps the team make better-calculated decisions.
    • Reduced the processing time required to near real-time by implementing a new data structure, Database models, and autonomous integration with 3rd party API providers.
    Technologies: Python 3, Docker, Azure, REST, API Integration, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Automation
  • Senior Digital Assurance Solutions Specialist

    2021 - 2022
    DP World
    • Created and implemented a pipeline in Python that analyzes historical data and generates fraud risk assessment scores based on geographical locations to maintain priorities.
    • Implemented autonomous ETL pipelines using Python and Docker to enhance the internal audit lifecycle, risk and resilience analysis, data visualization, and data management.
    • Charged with upskilling the team in the technology, automation, programming, and AI fields.
    Technologies: Python, Microsoft Power BI, Audits, Data Management, Data Visualization, Automation
  • Software Engineer

    2019 - 2021
    CynaxLabs
    • Led the team to create multiple software applications that served various AI solutions, such as drone onboard computer vision and smart GPS localization and tracking.
    • Created and developed a scalable architecture for the AiPOD main application, which works as a hub connecting any legacy or drone camera and applying a chosen real-time AI solution.
    • Constructed product demos for external parties and maintained a relationship with high-profile partners.
    • Worked on object detection, object tracking, object segmentation, optimization of CV models and inference time, electro-optical and infra-red real-time detection, and recognition projects.
    • Developed a real-time landmines detection solution, including ground-penetrating radar (GPR) signal processing and transformation, image reconstruction to 2D and 3D visualizations, and visualization of results on Google Earth.
    • Established an autonomous solution to find the geographic coordinates of any point visible through the live feed from a drone's camera.
    • Trained customized object detection models to find mines, weapons, and concealed objects.
    Technologies: Python 3, Docker, Git, Scalable Application, Drones, Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Algorithms, Signal Processing, Flask, Back-end, DevOps, Microservices, PostgreSQL
  • Software Engineer | AI Engineer

    2018 - 2019
    BMW
    • Built an evaluation and optimization framework for object detection and classification models using Python as a programming language and Docker virtual containers.
    • Created visual and mathematical solutions for multiple object detection evaluations in a single picture.
    • Took responsibility for maintaining the relationship with third-party developers.
    Technologies: Python 3, Docker, Git, Statistics, Software Evaluation, Algorithms, Automation, Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Data Analyst

    2017 - 2017
    Vinelab
    • Worked on data analytics on Instagram and Facebook.
    • Upgraded some internal software analytics from Excel to Python.
    • Analyzed trends and past behaviors on the ads' performance.
    Technologies: Python 3, Facebook Ads, Instagram Marketing
  • Site Engineer

    2015 - 2017
    JN Real Estate Company
    • Created an autonomous framework system for finance schedules.
    • Monitored all engineering staff in six sites across three different regions.
    • Overviewed engineering goals, deliverables, and relationships with third-party suppliers.
    Technologies: Communication, Management, Python

Experience

  • RAML

    Successfully designed and built the RAML project, a robot that cleans up sandy shores with manual and autonomous control using Raspberry Pi and Python.

Skills

  • Languages

    Python 3, SQL, Python, C++
  • Frameworks

    Flask, Django
  • Libraries/APIs

    SQLAlchemy, OpenCV
  • Tools

    Git, Microsoft Power BI
  • Paradigms

    Application Architecture, ETL, Automation, Scalable Application, Microservices, Management, DevOps, REST
  • Platforms

    Docker, Linux, Windows, Azure
  • Other

    Back-end, Data Management, Data Visualization, Computer Vision, Algorithms, Communication, Data Analytics, Web Development, Excel 365, Machine Learning, Audits, Drones, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Signal Processing, Statistics, Software Evaluation, Facebook Ads, Instagram Marketing, System Design, Real Estate, Natural Language Processing (NLP), API Integration
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL

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