Citi Java Team Leader for Data Intelligence Group in Israel

  • Primary Location: Israel,Tel Aviv

  • 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: 16033447


Citi is running a strategic Innovation Lab in Tel Aviv, developing advanced financial technology products within a dynamic ‘start-up like’ environment.

The Innovation Center is building a team that will take a significant part in crafting an NLP and machine learning system to analyze huge volumes of electronic communication.

Job Description

  • Full ownership of team’s projects.

  • People management.

  • Managing software development, providing technical leadership & guidance including:

o Design & code reviews

o Seeking and choosing technical solutions to meet current and future needs

o Ensuring adherence to technical standards for product development

o Properly interfacing in and out with other groups

o Deploying the local development into Citi’s systems & supplying 3rd tier support

o Part time ’hands on‘ programming (60-80%)

  • Accountability for the quality of the products

  • Work hand-in-hand with a lead researcher.

  • Complex Project management -multiple interfaces


  • Academic degree in computer science or equivalent

  • 3+ years of experience as a dev team leader in agile methodology

  • Expert level in OO design & development in Java

  • High level of software craftsmanship

  • Exceptional management, communication, organizational and problem-solving skills

  • Proven success in shipping products

  • Experience in Hadoop and Map-Reduce – advantage

  • Experience with NLP/machine learning technologies – advantage

  • Experience working in agile development – advantage

  • Experience in the financial market / software – advantage

  • Independent/self-learner, motivated to prove oneself in the hi-tech world