Cloud Computing Engineering Graduate Programme

Revolutionise global business with the Cloud Computing Engineering Graduate Programme


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.

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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 Could 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
  • Eligible to work in the UK or EU
  • An excellent communicator

  • 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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Application process

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Apply online

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Apply online

Simply submit your application and CV here to kick-start your FDM journey.

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Telephone interview

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Telephone interview

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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Video interview

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During the video interview, we will ask you a few questions to find out more about you and your career goals. This can be completed from your computer, tablet or mobile phone. You can find our top tips on how to ace this stage of the interview on our blog.

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Online tests

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Online tests

Here you will undertake numerical, verbal reasoning and IT aptitude tests to assess your skill sets so we can make sure you are aligned to a role that matches your strengths.

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Final stage interview

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Final stage interview

This is your chance to meet the other graduates you could be training with and find out more about the programme. The interview will be a strength-based interview and will focus on your ability and potential rather than previous experience.

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Support and Development

Our support and development initiatives are catered to help you at every stage of your journey, from graduate to Cloud Computing Engineer.

Wellbeing
Programme

Wellbeing
Programme
Our online wellbeing portal provides a range of helpful resources, including professional guidance and advice. Consultants also have support from Wellbeing Ambassadors throughout the FDM community.

Consultant
Experience Partners

Consultant
Experience Partners
Consultants can receive support and career guidance from Consultant Experience Partners while working
on-site with our clients.

Mentoring
Programme

Mentoring
Programme
FDM partners consultants with mentors, based on their career aspirations and helps build long term professional development opportunities.

Online Learning and
Development Programme

Online Learning and
Development Programme
Virtual training, webinars and discussions are available to consultants, as well as e-learning platforms, including LinkedIn Learning and Intuition Know-How.

Consultant
Peer Support

Consultant
Peer Support
Our Consultant Peer Support (CPS) Programme introduces new FDMers to those already working on-site, to help them settle into their new role.

FDM
Networks

FDM
Networks
FDM Staff Networks are designed to offer a group for discussion around shared characteristics. They are employee-led and provide support for those in the community.

Employee
Recognition Awards

Employee
Recognition Awards
FDM are proud of our consultants achievements. We celebrate with company awards, including ‘Consultant of the Month’ and ‘Consultant of the Year’.

Consultant
Experience Events

Consultant
Experience Events
We host monthly virtual events to help keep us all connected and make sure everyone feels involved in the FDM community.

Employee
Engagement Surveys

Employee
Engagement Surveys
Our partner, Inpulse, help us create employee surveys, which enable us to gain a better understanding of our people’s views and help us take positive action to accommodate their needs.

CEO
Communications

CEO
Communications
Our CEO, Rod Flavell, keeps us
up-to-date regularly through LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

Check out #RodsRoundUp videos to find out more.

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