Why choose the Technical Business Analysis Programme?
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.
At FDM, we will help you kickstart your career with expert training and placements working within our leading clients’ internal teams. You will acquire a highly sought-after skill set and go on 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.
We also offer a range of support and development programmes to help guide you throughout your FDM journey. Find out more information here.
What you’ll do on the FDM Technical Business Analysis Graduate Programme
The FDM Technical Business Analysis training programme is designed to give you a foundational understanding of the technical detail within a project, including requirement gathering techniques and process mapping skills, as well as an awareness of customer needs and challenges. We will also provide you with project governance training to ensure you can delegate tasks and take responsibility within your team. These skills will prepare you for your client placement where you will be required to create various “artefacts”, from physical models to end-to-end solution designs.
Alongside this, you will receive an introduction to a variety of programming and scripting languages, including some of the most popular: Python, SQL and UNIX. At the end of the course, you will complete a final assessment in order to obtain the accredited ITIL 4 Foundation Certification, which will demonstrate your expertise to potential employers.
Key skills required for a Technical Business Analyst
- Readiness to learn new concepts
- Excellent communication skills
- Strong mathematical attituded
- Creative mindset
- Logical and a natural problem solver
- Team player
- Excellent written and verbal communication
- Attention to detail
A career in Technical Business Analysis will equip you with a versatile skill set and valuable work experience. This will make you a highly desirable candidate for various other niche roles and senior positions.
Some typical roles include:
- Technical Business Analyst
- Senior Business Analyst
- Solution Architect
- Senior Solutions Architect
- Department Lead
What our consultants say
Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong
I am working in the Security Service Product Delivery Team. My responsibilities include reaching out to the Global Security Service Team and Local Custody Team from different countries for technological solutions to streamline the settlement process. I am enjoying my time on client site due to the supportive atmosphere, working with international teams and building my career in the finance industry.
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
As a business analyst responsible for an insurance sales system project, I have been working cross functionally with different teams, managing communications with project team and business stakeholders. It was enjoyable to elicit and define requirements to address the business needs such as combining multi-applications into one feature to provide seamless customer experience.
City University of Hong Kong
FDM provided me with valuable skills such as SQL, Excel and Project Management, which have all been very useful in my current role. It helped me become more confident and enhanced my ability to adapt to new environments. FDM’s training helped me get prepared and equipped for the job, and now I am working on a digital transformation project which involved different technologies and architectures.
Do you qualify for the programme?
We are looking for graduates with a passion for technology who are keen to learn and take on new challenges in a highly demanding technical environment. There is no need for any previous experience 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
Submit your application and CV here to begin your journey with FDM.
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
We will conduct a video interview to get to know you better and ask you a few more questions to help evaluate your suitability for the programme. You can complete this using a computer, tablet or mobile phone. Please see our blog for some tips.
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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 Business Analyst.