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. 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?
What to expect
Your technical training at the FDM Academy prepares you with the skills you need to transition from academic to corporate life.
Every career path includes training in key professional skills including interview technique and CV writing, presentation, communication and the fundamentals of collaboration and teamwork.
Along with path-specific technical skills, you’ll be introduced to an agile working environment and tackle dynamic challenges which can have immediate real-world applications.
Technical Graduate Programme career prospectsOur 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.
Data Engineers play a crucial role in designing and creating data-centric scalable solutions, vital to helping organisations understand their data and facilitate growth. Some of their responsibilities may 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.Learn more
Software Testers improve quality and reduce risk throughout the whole software development lifecycle. Their work will prevent live incidents, which, depending on the purpose of the software, could cause significant reputational damage, financial loss or even, in extreme cases, loss of life.Learn More
Software Developers are the creative minds behind computer programme. 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. They use your coding and creative thinking skills to impact the development and delivery of technology solutions.Learn more
Technical Analysis is extremely varied and provides the perfect opportunity for anyone who is keen to embrace the technical side of consultancy. You may be responsible for anything from investigating and developing solutions for applications. You may have the opportunity to work on innovative projects and make a real impact in a variety of sectors. This includes Robotic Process Automation, Quality Assurance and IT Infrastructure Delivery.Learn More
What our consultants say
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.
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
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?
We focus on hiring adaptable, passionate and ambitious individuals; it is your drive that matters, not the details of your degree. That’s why we welcome candidates from all degree subjects and universities and no prior experience is needed.
If you are excited about starting your career in business, particularly within a tech environment, apply now.
You will also need to be:
- Educated to a degree level – No STEM required
- An excellent communicator
- Passionate about a career in technology
- Able to commit to the full 2.5-year graduate careers programme
- Eligible to work in Hong Kong
Simply submit your application and CV here.
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
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. 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.
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