Technology Industrial Placement
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.
These are a selection of the opportunities available:
You’ll be trained up as a Data Quality Analyst and/or Engineer and contribute to global Data Quality. The team acts as a centre of excellence and manages the DQ platform, helping various software team with best practice when it comes to Data Quality. You’ll contribute by writing data quality rules, analysing data issues and helping to the define the data rules that need to be applied.
At Fidelity we take our data very seriously and as a member of our Data Management team, you’ll learn how to manage our data catalogue, define and manage critical data elements, document data lineage and work with the business and technology teams to stay on top of our data.
Investment Management Technology
This team provides systems development, implementation and support services for our global Investment Management division supporting fund managers, research analysts and traders globally. You’ll join a team and help provide a streamlined, cost efficient and scalable future technology landscape. You’ll gather business requirements on one or more new initiatives and work with a range of colleagues across the business and Technology.
Cybersecurity Architecture & Engineering
As a member of this team, you’ll cover a variety of activities including cloud security engineering, capability and process data (input, transformation, outputs) and reference architecture and blueprint capability mapping, threat/risk assessment and alignment, threat modelling.
What we look for
You’ll be self-motivated, curious and enthusiastic about 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 you.
As a minimum requirement you’ll need to:
- Have CCC or above at A level or equivalent.
- Be studying for a Bachelor or Masters degree, graduating in 2023
- Be on track for a 2:1 or above
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 2023 graduate scheme, if that’s what you’re looking for.
How to Apply
Please submit your application, including CV by Friday 8 January 2021.
We’ve worked hard to ensure our new process is fast and efficient. That means our application deadline is not about just ‘getting your foot’ in the door by 8 January, you need to apply, pass the online strengths-based assessments and submit your video interview by 8 January as well.
All assessment centres will take place late January.