Technical Analysis
Graduate Program


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Why choose the Technical Analysis Program?

The role of a Technical Analyst is extremely varied and provides the perfect opportunity for anyone who is keen to embrace the technical side of consultancy. You will be responsible for anything from investigating and developing solutions for applications, all the way through to setting up and maintaining virtual machines for automated processes.

The FDM Technical Analysis Graduate Program will help you launch your career with expert training and work placements with our world-renowned clients. You will have the opportunity to apply your skills to innovative projects and make a real impact in a variety of sectors. This includes Robotic Process Automation, Quality Assurance and IT Infrastructure Delivery for global businesses.

We support the wellbeing and professional development of our consultants throughout their FDM journey and offer a range of support programs and additional learning and networking opportunities.

What you’ll do on the FDM Technical Analysis Graduate Program

The FDM Technical Analysis training program is designed to equip you with the relevant skills and knowledge for the role and prepare you for a successful career. You will cover different technologies, such as the most widely used Unix and Python, as well as agile working methodologies, including ITIL. Our agile framework training is beneficial for helping you adapt to any working environment and operate in cross-functional teams for large organisations.

FDM’s training will give you the opportunity to really delve deep into understanding the purpose of a piece of code and how to identify whether a fix is needed in order for the code to function as expected. Building on this foundational understanding, you will then gain the skills required to develop an application, such as an ecommerce website or trading app.

Key skills for a Technical Analyst

  • An interest in programming and scripting languages
  • Strong mathematical aptitude
  • Natural problem solver
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Logical thinking

Career prospects

The FDM Technical Analysis Program provides you with a versatile skill set which can be applied to various roles within the industry and open the door to numerous career opportunities and senior positions.

The typical career progression for a Technical Analyst is as follows:

  • Technical Analyst
  • Senior Technical Analyst
  • Department Lead
  • Chief Technology Officer

However, a Technical Analyst can also proceed to other career prospects including Applications Development, Software Engineering and Computer Programming.

What our consultants say

Valerie Chan

Valerie Chan

Tech Migration and Integration Consultant

University of Sydney

“In my role, I can see how data is manipulated and transformed to create valuable insight for end-users, as well as apply my own logic to create stories. We are also migrating many of our assets to cloud platforms which involves a lot of development and testing. “

Robert Varno

Robert Varno

RPA Enablement Engineer

Monash University

“I am responsible for the configuration and providing support to the development and production environments of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) projects. I help set up and maintain the virtual machines for automated processes. I also help in assessing the viability of automation for various applications. “

Xin Ni Lee

Xin Ni Lee

Systems Delivery Analyst

National University of Singapore

“My role involves being responsible for resolving issues that users encounter in their experience with the regulatory reporting software. It also involves editing or implementing new workflows upon user request. “

Do you qualify for the program?

We are looking for university graduates who have a real passion for technology and computer programming. There is no need for a technical background or STEM degree, we accept candidates from all universities with no previous experience.

  • Educated to a university degree level (bachelor or higher)
  • Passionate about a career in tech
  • An excellent communicator
  • Eligible to work in Australia
  • Geographically flexible within Sydney and Melbourne
  • Able to commit to the full 2-year graduate careers program

Application process

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Apply Online

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Submit your application and CV here to begin your journey with FDM.

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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 program 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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Online Tests

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Online Tests

You will be required to complete an IT aptitude test which is is designed to assess your skill set and help us align you to a role to complement your strengths.

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Video Interview

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Video Interview

During the video interview, you will be asked some questions so that we can get to know you better. This can be completed from your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Please see our blog for more information.

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Assessment Centre

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Assessment Centre

This stage involves an FDM Introduction presentation, followed by three strength-based interviews. This is your chance to meet the other graduates you could be training with and find out more about the program. 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 Technical Analyst.

Wellbeing
Program

Wellbeing
Program
Our online wellbeing portal provides useful resources and professional guidance to our consultants. Our Wellbeing Ambassadors are also available to offer support throughout the FDM community. We are currently training additional resource to support our Ambassadors as Wellbeing Champions.

Consultant
Experience Managers

Consultant
Experience Managers
Consultant Experience Managers are on hand to provide support and career advice to consultants while working on client sites.

Mentoring
Program

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

Online Learning and
Development Program

Online Learning and
Development Program
Consultants have access to virtual training, webinars, online discussions and e-learning platforms, including LinkedIn Learning and Intuition Know-How.

FDM
Networks

FDM
Networks
FDM Staff Networks are employee-led support groups which offer an opportunity for discussion around shared characteristics.

Employee
Recognition Awards

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

Consultant
Collaboration Platform (Yammer)

Consultant
Collaboration Platform (Yammer)
Yammer is the virtual platform we use to keep our employees connected and provide access to helpful resources and learning aids.

Consultant
Experience Events

Consultant
Experience Events
We host virtual events monthly to help keep us all connected and ensure everyone has the opportunity to get involved in the FDM community.

Employee
Engagement Survey

Employee
Engagement Survey
Our partner Inpulse help us create employee surveys to help us better understand our people and take positive action to accommodate their needs.

CEO
Communications

CEO
Communications
Our CEO Rod Flavell keeps us informed through LinkedIn. Check out #RodsRoundUp videos to find out more.

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