Make an impact with our Technical Graduate Programme

Offering you the opportunity to launch a career in tech with acclaimed multinational clients, award-winning training, hands-on experience and support programmes


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Why choose the FDM Technical Graduate Programme?

The FDM Technical Graduate Programme offers you the opportunity to launch your successful career in tech.

Our training programme will equip you with everything you need to get started on breakthrough projects with our leading clients and make your mark. This could see you using next generation security tools to defend against increasingly sophisticated cyber-security threats, leveraging machine learning to predict and solve urgent issues affecting healthcare or climate change, as well as creating innovative digital experiences across a range of industries, including travel, finance and broadcast media.

We are looking for people who have a real passion for tech and innovation and you don’t need any prior technical experience to apply. There has never been a more exciting time to join the tech industry, so why not start now?

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What you’ll do on the Technical Graduate Programme at FDM

The FDM Technical Graduate Programme begins with a comprehensive training period to equip you with the skills you need to work with our clients. During training, you will learn what it’s like to work in a development environment, using an agile methodology to collaborate with cross-functional teams. You will work on dynamic challenges such as the delivery of real-world applications, ranging from web-based to machine learning and data science to quality assurance and cloud technologies. In addition, our training includes modules on professional skills to ensure you have the confidence to start making a difference for our clients on day one.

Once you’ve completed the training, we will place you with one of our industry-leading clients where you will work as a fully integrated member of their team. You will put your training into practice and gain valuable experience working on cutting-edge projects. What’s more, we will be here to support you through every step of your career journey with us.

Technical Graduate Programme career prospects

Our programme is extremely versatile, so don’t worry if you’re unsure of what you’d like to specialise in yet.
Apply now to the FDM Technical Graduate Programme and we’ll provide you with guidance to help you choose.

Business Analysis and Business Intelligence Consultants are customer-focused and solutions orientated. They help businesses make smarter data-driven strategic decisions through use of advanced data gathering and interpretation capabilities. You will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge client projects. This could see you taking on large-scale migrations to modernise global business data or tackling Python data analytics for e-commerce giants.

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Business Intelligence consultants are customer-focused and solutions orientated. They help businesses make smarter data-driven strategic decisions through use of advanced data gathering and interpretation capabilities.

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As a Data Engineer, you will have a crucial role in designing and creating data-centric scalable solutions, vital to helping organisations understand their data and facilitate growth. Some of your responsibilities will include checking that overnight data exports, transformations and imports have ran to schedule and any broken problems are fixed, managing and processing huge databases and becoming an expert in distributed data storage and computing frameworks.

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Software Developers are the creative minds behind computer programmes. They are analytical problem solvers with a passion for technology. Their role is to develop cutting-edge software systems, as well as upgrade existing systems to resolve issues and improve efficiency. As an FDM Software Developer, you will use your coding and creative thinking skills to impact the development and delivery of technology solutions for our clients.

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Working as a Technical Business Analyst, you will bridge the gap between business problems and technical solutions. You will engage with teams across the Software Development Life Cycle and work all the way through the design, development and deployment stages. You will be able to contribute to exciting, advanced projects. This could see you gathering technical requirements for the development of trading applications or documenting data flows for a new Business Intelligence reporting platform.

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Technical Operations Analysts are solutions-oriented and customer focused individuals who are comfortable working with people at all levels throughout the business, often in high-pressure environments. Their role is to manage and maintain vital IT infrastructure and to discover and communicate creative solutions to technical problems. As an FDM Technical Operations Consultant, you will learn the essential criteria to support an organisation’s operating activities.

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What our consultants say

Albert Paredandan

Albert Paredandan

Trading Desk Equity Strat Developer

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

“My role involves developing apps and platforms to aid the Trading Desk Team on their day-to-day tasks. This includes fixing different bugs and problems they encounter and developing additional features that they request. I am thankful for being a part of a supportive and friendly team and being in a role that allows me to learn new things such as trading and finance.”

April Li

April Li

Business Analyst

University of Hong Kong

“I am a part of the Payment Integration Project at a large international bank which involves gathering client requirements and drafting roadmaps and digital journeys. I am a part of a welcoming and helpful team. My experience on client site has been very enjoyable and I hope to continue to enhance my knowledge through these experiences.”

Akhtar Muhammad Arslan

Akhtar Muhammad Arslan

Full Stack Software Engineer

University of Hong Kong

“I am responsible for the modernisation of our application architectures and technology stack. I have learnt lots of soft and hard skills at FDM. I was able to improve my communication skills especially during the interview part and perform better in coding tests. “

Do you qualify for the FDM Technical Graduate Programme?

Are you an ambitious and driven graduate with a passion for technology? Then you’re exactly what we’re looking for at FDM. You don’t need to have a background in tech, we welcome candidates from all degree subjects and universities and you do not require any prior experience. If you’re open to learning new skills and working in exciting new environments, then this could be the perfect role for you. You will also need to be:

  • Educated to a degree level
  • An excellent communicator
  • Passionate about a career in technology
  • Eligible to work in Hong Kong
  • Geographically flexible within Singapore
  • Able to commit to the full 2-year graduate careers programme
  • Fluent in Cantonese or Mandarin

Application process

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Apply Online

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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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Video Interview

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.

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Online Tests

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Online Tests

Here you will undertake an IT aptitude test to assess your skill sets, so we can make sure you are aligned to a role that matches your strengths.

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

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Support and Development

Our goal is to ensure happy and successful placements, which is why we have several support programmes in place to do just that. From learning and development to engagement and networking to wellbeing programmes, we’ll be with you every step of the way you at every stage of your journey.

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.

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
Collaboration Platform (Yammer)

Consultant
Collaboration Platform (Yammer)
Our Consultant Collaboration Platform keeps FDM employees connected; they can socialise with each other and access helpful resources to aid learning and development.

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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