Our Technology and Digital team provide services that underpin every area of the global Fidelity business. Through the development and support of business applications, the Technology and Digital team enable functions from investment, revenue and finance to operations, compliance, legal, marketing, and customer services to work effectively.
Beyond this, we provide infrastructure services to enable the efficient operation of our business including data centres, networks, proximity services, security, voice, incident management and remediation.
What you’ll be doing:
We don’t expect you to come straight in and know everything about what we do.
As an industrial placement student, and whatever you’re studying, we’ll help make sure you get the most out of your time with us.
Working with the Cyber Defence Operations Team, you’ll gain experience of what it’s like to be work as a Security Analyst.
We’ll have opportunities available on the following teams:
Global Cyber and Information Security
You’ll help to improve the engagement between the Global Cyber and Information Security team and the business and help to triage requests and improve user experience.
- Exposure to and an understanding of multiple Cyber Security domains, such as Cyber Defence Operations, Security Business Enablement and Information Security
- Experience engaging multiple teams across the firm both in Technology and in the broader business
- Experience of working in a global team and organisation
- Opportunities to work in more than one area of our Global Cyber and Information Security team
You’ll analyse data sets to find correlations, perform trend analysis create reports and document and escalate incidents that may impact the environment.
You’ll learn how:
- The Cyber Defence team monitors and investigates potential malicious activity
- To streamline processes to create efficiencies
- To create trend analysis and reports
- To perform event correlation to determine the effectiveness of an observed attack
What we look for:
You’ll be self-motivated, curious and enthusiastic about Cyber Defence and joining us at Fidelity and developing your commercial acumen whilst making use of the training and mentorship available.
The work you’ll be doing requires problem solving, attention to detail and the ability to build and develop relationships with our global colleagues and internal stakeholders across a variety of business areas.
We welcome applications from students from ALL degree backgrounds; you do not need a technology related degree. If
you’re inquisitive and ambitious, a placement at Fidelity is a great opportunity to discover whether this kind of work is for
As a minimum requirement you’ll need to:
- Be studying for a Bachelor or Masters degree, graduating in 2024
- Have right to work in the UK at point of application. If you are currently on a Tier 4 / Student Visa, this means you have the right to work in the UK
Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we. We are proud of our inclusive culture and encourage applications from the widest mix of talent, whatever your age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, social background and more.
As a flexible employer, we trust our people to perform their role in the way that works best for them, our clients and our business. We are a disability-friendly company and would welcome a conversation with you if you feel you might benefit from any reasonable adjustments to perform to the best of your ability during the recruitment process and beyond.
Training and Development
You’ll start the placement with a mini induction, during which we’ll introduce you to investment management and how it fits into the City.
After that, there are many more ways to develop your skills as your placement progresses including completing of Unit 1 of the Investment Operations Certificate (IOC).
A series of ‘lunch and learns’ hosted by key business speakers will give you a first-hand, genuine insight and help you find out about the full scope of our business.
Social and networking events will help you get to know our people and culture. All the while you’ll be learning on the job, working to clear goals and understanding your own potential.
During your time with us you’ll get to learn even more about what you enjoy, what you’re great at, and how to choose a career path that suits you. Our placement programme may even lead to a place on our 2024 graduate scheme if that’s what you’re looking for.