Why choose the FDM Technical Graduate Programme?
The FDM Technical Graduate Programme offers you the opportunity to launch your successful career in tech.
Our training programme will equip you with everything you need to get started on breakthrough projects with our leading clients and make your mark. This could see you using next generation security tools to defend against increasingly sophisticated cyber-security threats, leveraging machine learning to predict and solve urgent issues affecting healthcare or climate change, as well as creating innovative digital experiences across a range of industries, including travel, finance and broadcast media.
We are looking for people who have a real passion for tech and innovation and you don’t need any prior technical experience to apply. There has never been a more exciting time to join the tech industry, so why not start now?
What you’ll do on the Technical Graduate Programme at FDM
The FDM Technical Graduate Programme begins with a comprehensive training period to equip you with the skills you need to work with our clients. During training, you will learn what it’s like to work in a development environment, using an agile methodology to collaborate with cross-functional teams. You will work on dynamic challenges such as the delivery of real-world applications, ranging from web-based to machine learning and data science to quality assurance and cloud technologies. In addition, our training includes modules on professional skills to ensure you have the confidence to start making a difference for our clients on day one.
Once you’ve completed the training, we will place you with one of our industry-leading clients where you will work as a fully integrated member of their team. You will put your training into practice and gain valuable experience working on cutting-edge projects. What’s more, we will be here to support you through every step of your career journey with us.
Technical Graduate Programme career prospectsOur programme is extremely versatile, so don’t worry if you’re unsure of what you’d like to specialise in yet.
Apply now to the FDM Technical Graduate Programme and we’ll provide you with guidance to help you choose.
Software Developers are the creative minds behind computer programmes. They are analytical problem solvers with a passion for technology. Their role is to develop cutting-edge software systems, as well as upgrade existing systems to resolve issues and improve efficiency. As an FDM Software Developer, you will use your coding and creative thinking skills to impact the development and delivery of technology solutions for our clients.Learn more
Technical Operations Analysts are solutions-oriented and customer focused individuals who are comfortable working with people at all levels throughout the business, often in high-pressure environments. Their role is to manage and maintain vital IT infrastructure and to discover and communicate creative solutions to technical problems. As an FDM Technical Operations Consultant, you will learn the essential criteria to support an organisation’s operating activities.Learn more
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) consultants work across the product lifecycle from data discovery to production and user acceptance testing. They are commercially focussed individuals trained in both technical and business disciplines including business analysis, coding, web applications and intensive RPA training.Learn more
As a Software Tester you will improve quality and reduce risk throughout the whole software development lifecycle. Your work will prevent live incidents, which, depending on the purpose of the software, could cause significant reputational damage, financial loss or even, in extreme cases, loss of life.Learn more
What our consultants say
Financial Crime Analyst at St. James Place Management Services
University of Bradford
“I am currently responsible for ensuring the bank is in line with current Anti-Money Laundering procedures through transaction monitoring, threat detection and the analysis of customer data. From reviewing high cash deposits to periodic reviews on politicians, each day brings a new challenge which allows me to adapt my skills to what is required at the time and constantly stay engaged.”
Business Intelligence Developer at Drax Power
“I really enjoy the variety of projects I get to work on on-site. I am also given the time to focus on my own professional development and take charge of my future. I currently run the PowerBI training at the company for users wanting to use this technology in their roles and it feels great to have this responsibility.”
RPA Developer at Capgemini UK
University of Chester
“While on-site I have been working on a project for Network Rail with another developer. Straight away I was able to develop, liaise with the SMEs and see a robot in a live system. As this project had three robots but only two developers, I also got to take over responsibility for one of these robots while it was successfully moved into the live system.”
Do you qualify for the FDM Technical Graduate Programme?
Are you an ambitious and driven graduate with a passion for technology? Then you’re exactly what we’re looking for at FDM. You don’t need to have a background in tech, we welcome candidates from all degree subjects and universities and you do not require any prior experience. If you’re open to learning new skills and working in exciting new environments, then this could be the perfect role for you. You will also need to be:
- Educated to degree level (2:2 or higher)
- An excellent communicator
- Passionate about a career in IT
- Eligible to work in the UK or EU
- Geographically flexible within the UK
- Able to support yourself financially during the training period
- Able to commit to the full 2-year graduate careers programme
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Simply submit your application and CV here to kick-start your FDM journey.
A member of the FDM recruitment team will call you to discuss the programme and your career goals. This is also a great opportunity for you to ask us any questions you might have and get a feel for FDM. Check out our blog for top tips for a telephone interview
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Support and Development
Our goal is to ensure happy and successful placements, which is why we have several support programmes in place to do just that. From learning and development to engagement and networking to wellbeing programmes, we’ll be with you every step of the way you at every stage of your journey.
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