S-RM is a global intelligence and cyber security consultancy. Since 2005, we’ve helped some of the most sophisticated clients in the world solve some of their toughest strategic challenges.

We’ve been able to do this because of our outstanding people. We’re committed to developing bright, curious, driven individuals who want to think critically, solve complex problems, and achieve success.

But we also know that work isn’t everything. It’s about the lives and careers it helps us build. We’re immensely proud of this culture and we invest in our people’s wellbeing, learning, and ideas every day.

We’re excited you’re thinking about joining us.


Every day, we’re asked by some of the world’s most prominent companies to research the backgrounds of those they’d like to do business with, respond to bespoke questions, and support our clients with intelligence as part of contentious disputes.

We use the latest research techniques and tools to investigate how companies and individuals do business in today’s world. It’s our job to find the evidence, analyze whether it’s true, and put it in context to help our clients understand its importance.

If that sounds challenging, it is. No day is the same at S-RM, and there’s incredible opportunities to learn. We’re proud to say our investigative training is amongst the best in the industry, and you’ll work alongside the smartest colleagues in the field. We hire to learn from your ideas as much as to share our own.

The range of topics we cover means there’s no ‘typical’ analyst or assignment. You’ll work alongside journalists, international relations experts, linguists, economists, lawyers, and scientists.  Our work also spans every region of the world and over 30 languages. The only thing that matters is an enthusiasm for the work, a sense of curiosity, and the skills to succeed.

If that sounds like the kind of work you find interesting and the kind of team you’d thrive in, we’d like to hear from you.


As a Senior Associate, you’ll play a vital role in the development of S-RM’s fast growing Corporate Intelligence team. Senior Associates work closely with our clients to understand their challenges, innovate solutions, and deliver findings. Our aim is to become trusted advisors to our clients.

Senior Associates are case managers and people managers, as well as consultants. As a leader within S-RM, you will have the opportunity to develop junior colleagues, ensure world-class client service, and delivery of high-quality intelligence and analysis.

Senior Associates also work closely with our clients to understand their challenges, innovate solutions, and deliver findings. Our aim is to become trusted advisors to our clients.

The successful candidate will report to the Washington-based Associate Director and will work across the full spectrum of the Corporate Intelligence practice. Their skills should include:

  • An accredited degree, military service, or demonstrable equivalent experience;
  • Significant experience working in a relevant industry;
  • Thorough knowledge of public record research, commercial database aggregators, and online tools utilized to execute this work;
  • Experience managing the professional development of others, leading teams, and overseeing personnel administration;
  • Significant experience interacting with clients;
  • Excellent written and spoken English;
  • Strong research, analytical, and investigative skills;
  • Demonstrable experience planning and organizing projects; and
  • Foreign-language proficiency is preferable, but not required.

The successful candidate must have permission to work in the USA by the start of their employment.


We think candidates with the following attributes and qualifications are likely to succeed as a Corporate Intelligence Senior Associate.

That said, if you don’t think you meet all of the criteria below but still are interested in the job, please apply. Nobody checks every box—we’re looking for candidates that are particularly strong in a few areas and have interest and capabilities in others.

  • Collegiate with excellent interpersonal skills, integrity, and reliability;
  • Outstanding communication skills and attention to detail;
  • A proven ability to work autonomously when required;
  • Adaptable with a proactive mindset and a willingness to work outside the job specification when required; and
  • An ability to perform under pressure and meet client deadlines.

We nurture a culture of equality, diversity, and inclusion and we are dedicated to developing a workforce that demonstrates a variety of talents, experiences, and perspectives.


We offer thoughtful, balanced rewards and support to help our people do their best work and live their lives outside it, including:

  • Market leading maternity and paternity benefits:
    • Maternity leave: 26 weeks full pay followed by 13 weeks half pay
    • Paternity leave: 6 weeks of full pay;
  • 20 holiday days per year + 10 paid public holidays, which increases with service to a maximum of 25 days (+1 day for every year you work for S-RM);
  • 6 percent matching pension contribution;
  • 4 x annual salary life insurance;
  • 100 percent company-paid Teladoc benefit;
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program) for employee and immediate family, including counseling sessions;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • Free access to the mindfulness app, Headspace;
  • A variety of training courses, including online learning;
  • Company-paid private medical healthcare for employee, partner, and children.  Access to Virtual Doctor, seasonal flu vaccination, various gym discounts and many other additional perks.
  • Vision benefit for employee, partner, and children;
  • Dental insurance from employee, partner, and children;
  • Commuter benefits;
  • A formalized recognition program.

The Application Process

We want to get to know you, and for you to get to know us, to see if we’d be a good fit. We are responsive and respectful of people’s time throughout our hiring process.

A typical application process includes:

  • A take-home task to assess your skills and give you a better sense of the work we do;
  • One interview discussing the task and your technical skills;
  • Additional interviews discussing your previous experience, broader competencies, and suitability for the role; and
  • Additional interviews with your potential colleagues and other practitioners across the firm.

If you want to apply, the easiest way to get your details to us is to send a CV and cover letter to Recruitment@s-rminform.com.

Applications close on the 15th July.