03-05-2019 | Global Security
Security Specialist

We work with clients to respond strategically to the increasing threat level and risks faced by financial institutions in relation to Cyber, Financial Crime, Data Privacy and the overall resilience of their core systems infrastructure and architecture. We have deep subject matter expertise across all areas of anti-money laundering, sanctions, anti-fraud and anti-bribery & corruption as well as cyber strategy, information security, intelligence & analytics and operational resilience and provide executives of the world’s largest financial institutions with independent advice, ‘state of the art’ technology solutions and independent assurance.

Role Description

The scale of the task faced by our clients has never been greater and the nature of it never more challenging. Working as part of focused teams of specialists or on larger programmes you will deliver the subject matter specialism critical to solving our clients’ most valuable problems. The teams you are working in will be the best and brightest, whether drawn from industry or consulting. Though you could specialise over time, you will have the opportunity to work across sectors so the growth of your knowledge and experience need to know no bounds.

Role requirements

  • Deep knowledge of a security specialism, whether it be Cyber, Financial Crime, Data Privacy or infrastructure or architecture resilience.
  • Experience of at least one financial services sector.
  • The intellectual curiosity and desire to develop your knowledge and expand your horizons.
  • Experience of having worked in a top-tier financial institution, consultancy or with a  regulator.
  • Broad understanding of the business, regulatory and technology trends shaping the challenges of the future.
  • The strong communication and influencing skills needed to convey often complex concepts for maximum impact.


Our recruitment and selection process is just as much an opportunity for you to find out about us as it is for us to assess you. There are a number of stages, each of which will give you the chance to learn more about us. The scope of opportunities at Parker Fitzgerald means there are a number of different methods we use to make sure the process is fair and thorough. Your recruitment contact at Parker Fitzgerald will describe the exact process for the role you have applied for.


We recognise the valued service provided by recruitment agencies and as such have a Preferred Supplier List, with whom terms of business have been agreed. Only suppliers who have signed up to these terms can place candidates with Parker Fitzgerald and will receive instruction directly from us to do so. We are therefore unable to consider speculative CVs or proposals from any other third party and any speculative CVs or proposals being sent into the business will be treated as gifts.

As such, Parker Fitzgerald reserves the right to contact directly any candidates who have been speculatively submitted by a third party and shall therefore not be liable for any fees whatsoever should it choose to engage the candidate’s services.

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