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Director of Generative AI - Innovation Lab Hybrid at Citi

Director of Generative AI - Innovation Lab Hybrid at Citi

Posted 15 April by eFinancialCareers
Director of Generative AI - Innovation Lab (Hybrid)

Are you looking for career move that will allow you to lead strategic projects from zero to one building a green-field development at scale? Then join Citi Innovation Lab, a leader in creating innovative technology solutions and ground-breaking innovations for Citi's global banking business.
Spanning across cities like New York, London, Tel Aviv, and Shanghai, the lab network focuses on delivering cutting-edge products that use the latest technologies, even in highly complex setups, all while maintaining the highest delivery standards. The team works on research and implementation across various advanced domains, including AI, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP), analytics, blockchain and more.

Job Description:

We're on the hunt for a highly skilled and experienced senior AI Engineering manager to lead a GenAI platform unit. In this role, you'll be a key player in driving innovative projects throughout the bank, using generative AI and large language models. The ideal candidate has a track record in delivering AI products to production, and at scale, in domains of GenAI and classic AI.
Your mission? To work closely with our business partners and stakeholders to introduce and embrace these advanced technologies. Your goal will be to elevate client experiences, provide value to our customers and ensure we meet our regulatory commitments, using the most cutting-edge technology solutions available. If you're ready to make a real impact, we want you on our team!

Key Responsibilities:
  • Leadership: Lead an engineering group focused on GenAI and work with multiple senior stakeholders across the bank
  • Use case identification: Work closely with various business units and stakeholders to identify and scope potential use cases for generative AI within the organization.
  • Strategy: Develop and execute a comprehensive strategy for generative AI research and development, aligning it with the bank's overall goals and objectives.
  • Research and development: Lead and participate in research activities to explore and advance state-of-the-art generative AI techniques.
  • Product integration: Collaborate with product managers and engineers to integrate generative AI technologies into our products and services.
  • Stakeholder engagement: Work closely with business stakeholders across the bank to drive the adoption of generative AI and large language models (LLM), identifying opportunities for innovation and value creation.
  • Regulatory compliance: Ensure that AI initiatives meet regulatory requirements while pushing the boundaries of technology innovation.
  • Budget management: Ensure that projects are delivered on budget and to plan.
  • External partnerships: Engage with external start-ups and research providers to ensure that we use the correct and best technology.
  • BSc/BA in computer Science or equivalent degree; MSc/MA preferred
  • Experience in machine learning, delivering complex solutions to production.
  • In-depth knowledge of AI techniques, tools and technologies.
  • Knowledge in AI SDLC and ML Ops platforms
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Publications and contributions to the AI research community are a plus.
What we can offer you:
This is a unique role that will put you in the position to actively drive change. Every day there will be new challenges that will help you develop new skills that can drive your career.
By joining Citi London, you will not only be part of a business casual workplace with a hybrid working model (up to 2 days working at home per week), but also receive a competitive base salary (which is annually reviewed), and enjoy a whole host of additional benefits such as:
  • 27 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • A discretional annual performance related bonus
  • Private Medical Care & Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Pension Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Special discounts for employees, family, and friends
  • Access to an array of learning and development resources
Visit ourGlobal Benefitspage to learn more.
Alongside these benefits Citi is committed to ensuring our workplace is where everyone feels comfortable coming to work as their whole self, every day. We want the best talent around the world to be energized to join us, motivated to stay and empowered to thrive.

If you are passionate about generative AI and want to shape the strategy for Citi Innovation Lab to stay on the forefront of the field, apply today.


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