Citi NLP Data Scientist 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: No

  • Job ID: 17025797


Data Scientist for Total Conduct

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 seeking a data scientist to work with the engineering teams on data related tasks applying data science and algorithmic solutions. The ideal candidate will have experience in solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches, a passion for data, enthusiasm to work closely with the engineering teams on data related projects and interest in the financial domain. As a data scientist you would have a unique opportunity to initiate and drive data-intelligence projects with high business impact and visibility within Citi organizations.

Job Description:

The center is looking for an experienced data scientist to take a significant part in crafting an NLP and machine-learning system to analyze huge volumes of electronic communication such as emails and chats.

The job responsibilities include:

•Develop and implement machine learning models to understand electronic communications

•Work, on a daily basis, with engineering team to implement models into production

•Define KPIs to measure model accuracies and project success based on business goals. Be accountable to quality of models developed and released to production

•Work with business partners to articulate strategies and results.


Experience and Qualifications:

•M.S or Ph.D. in computer science or other quantitative discipline

•Experience in and passion for Text Mining and Natural Language Processing

•Excellent communication skills (Hebrew and English)

•Creative, innovative thinker with outstanding problem-solving skills

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

•Working knowledge of SQL and/or NoSQL databases

•Familiarity with a Data Mining toolkits such as WEKA or RapidMiner

•Experience working with large data sets and/or Big Data environments - an advantage

•Finance experience or knowledge – an advantage

Citi encourages diverse employment and is a disability confident company

Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

Valuing Diversity: Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success.

Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer