FDM’s technical consultants work within our clients’ IT teams supporting complex projects and developing solutions to business problems. Our consultants are trained to the highest standards and work across the full software development lifecycle (SDLC) including design, development, testing, analysis, maintenance and ongoing support.
Our people combine technical excellence with strong interpersonal skills. Our training prepares consultants to work in and support some of the most demanding and challenging technical environments.
Our diverse talent pools, combined with the ability to transfer FDM consultants to permanent in-house resource, means our clients can benefit from range of experiences and technical skills in the creation of their own balanced teams.
Our software developers are equipped with a strong level of technical knowledge paired with excellent interpersonal skills, able to deliver solutions in complex IT environments.
They are trained in a range of programming languages including Java SE and EE, C#, C++ and COBOL and are exposed to a variety of frameworks such as Spring.
Associate Director, RBC Canada
Our software test analysts assist clients in the identification and prevention of defects throughout the design and development of critical business systems and applications.
Consultants are trained in test design and execution from both a manual and automated perspective, with the aim of reducing risk and improving both the quality and performance of IT systems.
Senior Test Manager, Barclays Wealth
Business intelligence developers work with our clients on projects and business change programs. Their training covers data modelling, data warehousing, Microsoft SQL Management Studio, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS and Power BI and other mainstream BI Platforms.
Head of Business Intelligence, BNP Paribas
Big Data Development
Big Data Developers are capable of manipulating complex structured and unstructured big data sets and generating meaningful information, insight and analysis. Our consultants are trained in UNIX, Web Apps and Java before specializing in Big Data Development. The training covers importing, mapping, reducing, querying and analysis of large data sets both in memory and in batches, primarily using the Hadoop framework. Within the Hadoop framework, consultants will be exposed to Apache’s Hive, Pig and Spark projects.
In addition, our Big Data Development consultants cover R programming and data visualization concepts to enhance their big data statistical analysis capabilities. Consultants undertake a final project, which involves using their training to provide insight and analysis from a real world scenario.
FDM’s FATCA analysts are trained in law and regulations specific to the US and Canada. They are familiar with tax operations, KYC and due diligence, foreign bank and financial accounts, accounting fundamentals and more.
Head of Regulatory Change Programs, UBS SmartWealth
IT Service Management (ITSM)
FDM’s IT Service Management consultants are focused on the support of our clients’ live systems and applications, ensuring that the users of those applications receive the best service they can.
Our consultants are ITIL-trained and familiar with all aspects of IT Service Management. They understand the operation of service desks as well as other areas of ITSM, and their technical competencies include SQL and UNIX.
Application Support Manager, RBC, CA
FDM’s Salesforce analysts are able to assist clients with both the application and implementation of Salesforce and business change projects.
As 201 certified administrators, consultants are able to implement changes and leverage the advanced administration capabilities of Salesforce, optimizing and extending sales cloud and service cloud apps and design advanced reports, dashboards and business-process automation.
FDM Salesforce Analyst, placed at M&G Investments
FDM understands the responsibility of protecting client data and platforms, as well as the risks associated with an organization’s supply chain.
Our information security analysts identify threats and vulnerabilities to client data and remediate process/data/system risks associated with achieving compliance of significant regulatory requirements such as GDPR. Focusing on operational security and working within a Security Operations Centre (SOC) environment, our consultants are fully trained in cyber-attack methodologies and countermeasures and cover security standards in depth such as NIST, Cyber Essentials and ISO:27001.
Information Security Manager, Fannie Mae
The Murex and FDM partnership assists capital markets by providing clients with specialist MX.3 production support across all asset classes for investment banks, wealth management companies
and insurance, utility and energy providers.
Our Murex analysts are equipped with first-line support knowledge and capabilities, together with a best practice approach to the common configuration issues faced within the front to back office use of the MX.3 application.
The training covers both the functional and technical perspective of a Murex environment and the trade lifecycle from booking to settlement and delivery.