Citi Cyber Security Data Scientist in Tel Aviv, Israel

  • Primary Location: Israel,Tel Aviv,Tel-Aviv-Yafo

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Technology

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 16046690


Citi, the world’s leading financial enterprise, has established a first-of-a-kind Security Innovation Center in Tel Aviv. This center aims to capitalize on Israel’s vast cyber security expertise, talent and innovation to lead the financial industry into the future of technology.

Citi’s Security Innovation Center is looking for a talented data scientist to take a key role in engineering innovative, cutting edge security solutions for Citi.

You will work in one of the largest enterprises in the world, dealing with a variety of the most complex security challenges. As part of the global team, you will tackle challenges on a grand scale, interact with the vibrant Israeli security industry and come up with the next generation security solutions in areas such as insider threat, entitlements, security operations, identity & access management, and others.

Job Description

  • Formulate research problems related to cyber security, together with business partners

  • Define research roadmaps

  • Conduct independent hands-on research and data analysis

  • Work with engineering teams to deliver Proof of Concepts and implement models into production

  • Work with business partners to articulate strategies and results


  • Advanced degree in Computer Science or other quantitative discipline (e.g. math or statistics)

  • Significant relevant applied and hands on data mining experience

  • Ability to recognize and leverage business opportunities via the application of leading-edge research methodologies

  • Fluency with at least one scripting language such as Python or Perl

  • Working knowledge of SQL and NoSQL databases

  • Experience with large data sets and distributed computing tools (Map/Reduce, Hive, etc.)

  • Familiarity with data mining tools such as R, Matlab, WEKA or SAS

  • Excellent communication skills in Hebrew and English

  • Creative, innovative thinker with outstanding problem-solving skills

  • Cyber security experience or knowledge – major advantage