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Why choose the Cloud Computing Engineering Graduate Programme at FDM?
As a graduate Cloud Computing Engineer, you will be responsible for all technological tasks involving the Cloud and help large organisations make the shift from traditional IT methods. You will have the opportunity to create breakthrough cloud environments, as well as diagnose and fix issues to improve existing cloud-based systems to revolutionise business. Your work will directly benefit the productivity and performance of an organisation by providing speedy, reliable and secure computing resources.
The FDM Cloud Computing Engineering Graduate Programme will provide you with everything you need to succeed as a graduate Cloud Computing Engineer, including expert training and a 2-year placement working with our leading clients. From day one, you’ll take on a number of exciting projects, including the migration of on-premise systems, applications and databases into the cloud and getting to grips with all of the trials and tribulations that come with moving a collection of objects from one environment to another.
At FDM, we offer various support and development initiatives to help you along your journey with us. From wellbeing to professional development programmes, you’ll have the support you need to be successful within your role.
What you’ll do as a Cloud Computing Engineer at FDM
Throughout the FDM Cloud Computing Engineering training programme, you will gain a variety of skills to prepare you for your new role as a graduate Cloud Computing Engineer. This includes learning how to gather requirements for cloud-based environments, all the way through to implementation. You will also learn about the monitoring and decommissioning of Cloud environments which are no longer required, as well as how to perform standard monitoring, disaster recovery and maintenance tasks.
In order to help you achieve all of this, you will receive training in GCP, Azure, AWS, Python, Terraform, Ansible, SQL. This will equip you with a versatile toolkit of software, languages and platform knowledge to carry with you throughout your professional career.
After you have completed training, you will be deployed on client site and gain valuable hands-on experience in the field. This will see you applying your new-found expertise and working on a range of valuable projects to create new cloud environments which meet business requirements.
FDM and AWS re/Start collaboration
FDM has teamed up with AWS re/Start to offer you a full-time skills development programme to launch your career working in Cloud Computing Engineering. Upon completion of the AWS Cloud and IT Fundamentals online training and the achievement of an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Certification, you will become a fully-fledged FDM consultant ready to work with one of our industry-leading clients as a Cloud Computing Engineer.
Key skills for a Cloud Computing Engineer
- Interest in understanding the root cause of a problem
- Passion for learning outside of your current knowledge set
- Ability to build relationships
- Ability to understand business stakeholder requirements and context
Cloud Computing Engineering career prospects
Following a career in Cloud Computing Engineering, you will acquire a highly specialised skill set and develop expertise which allow you to pursue a range of specialist technical roles. You may also have the opportunity to progress into more of a business facing role in the future!
Some typical paths for career progression include:
- Senior Cloud Engineer
- Cloud Team Lead
- Infrastructure Lead
Do you qualify for the programme?
Do you have the determination and passion to pursue a career as a Cloud Computing Engineer? At FDM, we’ll provide you with everything you need to get a head start and begin your journey as a graduate Cloud Computing Engineer without the need for a background in tech or a STEM degree!
However, we do ask that you are:
- Educated to degree level (2:2 or higher)
- Passionate about technology and data
- An excellent communicator
- Able to commit to the full 2-year graduate careers programme
- Eligible to work in the UK
Simply submit your application and CV here to kick-start your FDM journey.
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