Citi Cyber Security Engineer for Citi Innovation Lab TLV 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: 16021159


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 seeking a talented cyber security innovation engineer to take a key role in bringing to life innovative, cutting edge security solutions.

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 the fields of mobile security, authentication and encryption.

Job Description

  • Design disruptive cyber security solutions impacting millions of customers.

  • Explore and evaluate cutting edge cyber security technologies.

  • Deliver solutions related to mobile security, authentication and cryptography.

  • Define, build and demonstrate innovative security technology prototypes.

  • Manage and execute multiple projects and activities in parallel.

  • Interact with leading cybers security companies and startups around the world.

  • Collaborate and work closely with various global stakeholders, teams and groups within Citi.



  • Cyber security professional with at least 5 years of experience with large, complex environments.

  • Proven experience in at least one of the following areas: mobile security, authentication, authorization, identity management, biometrics, cryptography.

  • Hands-on software engineering / architecture background.

  • Product and/or project management experience.

  • Experience working in large, global and multi-national organizations on complex systems.

  • Strong analytic capabilities for comparing technologies, architectures and approaches.

  • Passion for innovation and excellence combined with proven ability to execute and deliver.

  • Creative problem solver, independent, self-motivated, auto-dydact and team player.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Hebrew and English.

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering or related field - advantage.