Why choose the Business Analysis and Software Testing Graduate Programme at FDM?
At FDM, we offer you the opportunity to launch your career with the Business Analysis and Software Testing Graduate Programme. You will benefit from a comprehensive training programme, as well as real-world experience working with our acclaimed clients.
During client placement, you will work on projects for global businesses, collaborating alongside both technical and non-technical teams. The role of a Business Analyst or a Software Testing Consultant is extremely versatile and has scope to be creative when implementing new systems, enabling you to acquire a broad skill set.
The FDM community will be there to support you every step of the way and help you succeed in your new role. We offer a number of wellbeing programmes and professional development advice to all consultants throughout training and client placements.
What you’ll do on the Business Analysis and Software Testing Graduate Programme
Training will cover practical working scenarios and provide you with realistic projects in both Business Analysis and Software Testing. This will ensure that you are able to transition confidently into your new role on client site and work effectively as part of their teams to deliver on demanding projects. Some examples include performing dynamic testing to identify software defects, reporting and requirement gathering.
After completing training, you will have all the skills and knowledge you need and go on to complete the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB), a widely-recognised certification that many employers look for when hiring.
Once placed on client site, you will work closely with our clients to understand their business needs, take on a wide range of responsibilities and put your new-found skills to the test. This could be anything from gathering requirements from stakeholders to physically testing the requirements. Your work will have a real impact on the business and ensure that the final application meets quality control standards and client specifications.
Key Skills for a Business Analyst and Software Testing Consultant
- Creative mindset
- Logical thinking
- Natural problem solver
- Team player
- Attention to detail
- Excellent written and verbal communication
A career in Business Analysis and Software Testing both offer endless opportunities for progression and can lead the way to a number of exciting new roles and senior positions. The most common career paths for these specialist roles are in Software Testing or Business Analysis Management. However, since you will acquire such a vast range of skills working in the role, there are also many other opportunities available to you.
Business Analysis career prospects include:
- Senior Business Analyst
- Lead business Analyst
- Principal Business Analyst
- Head of Business Analysis
Software Testing career prospects include:
- Software Tester
- Testing Analyst
- Senior Testing Analyst
What our consultants say
City University of Hong Kong
As a Testing Analyst at a large international bank, I get to work with different stakeholders and parties across the globe, get hands-on experience on the latest technologies and deliver banking products from UAT to live. The role is more than what I could have imagined.
Digital Testing Analyst
Hong Kong Baptist University
As a Testing Analyst, I am always able to experience the new products and new technology that are not yet released to the public. I also help to find and solve the defects of these products to prevent them from impacting the user’s experience.
King’s College London
My main duties on client site involve assisting project activities and documentations, such as user stories, process mapping, UAT test cases and training materials for new application features.
Do you qualify for the programme?
Our ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about technology and keen to learn. We accept graduates from all universities and academic backgrounds and there is no need for any prior experience in the role or a STEM degree.
- Educated to a degree level (bachelor or higher) – No STEM required
- Passionate about a career in tech
- Eligible to work in Hong Kong
- An excellent communicator
- Able to commit to the full 2.5-year graduate careers programme
Simply submit your application and CV here to kickstart 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 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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During the video interview, we will ask you some questions to get to know you better. This can be completed from your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Please see our blog for more information.
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 programm. The interview will be a strength-based interview and will focus on your ability and potential rather than previous experience.
Join the FDM Business Analysis and Software Testing Graduate Programme
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