Make an impact with our Technical Graduate Program

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


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Why become an FDM Technical Consultant?

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

Our training program 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?

What you’ll be doing on the Technical Graduate Program

The FDM Technical Graduate Program 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 Program career paths

Our program is extremely versatile, so don’t worry if you’re unsure of what you’d like to specialize in yet.

Software Development

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Software Development

Software Developers are the creative minds behind computer program. 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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Business Analysis and Business Intelligence

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Business Analysis and Business Intelligence

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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Technical Analysis

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Technical Analysis

The role of a Technical Analyst is extremely varied and provides the perfect opportunity for anyone who is keen to embrace the technical side of consultancy. You will be responsible for anything from investigating and developing solutions for applications. You will 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 for global businesses.

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Cloud Computing Engineering

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Cloud Computing Engineering

Cloud Computing Engineers are problem solvers with a passion for learning outside of their current knowledge set. Their work will directly benefit the productivity and performance of an organisation by providing speedy, reliable and secure computing resources. As an FDM Cloud Computing Engineer, you will use your skills to help large organisations make the shift from traditional IT methods, while developing expertise that will allow you to pursue a range of specialist technical roles.

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What our consultants say

Shevon Lau

Shevon Lau

Technology Migration & Integration Consultant

University of Technology

“My role involves data migration for various clients which includes moving data from legacy systems to their new systems or helping with mergers and acquisitions. It is truly rewarding to work with such large clients where I am able to contribute to the development of real-life projects and see them come to life.”

Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin

Software Engineer

University of Adelaide

“I am in a full stack role that primarily involves coding pages from wireframe designs, adding functionalities and general code implementations. I enjoy coding functionalities for our systems, especially if it requires some deep thought and problem solving as it makes it even more satisfying when I arrive at a solution. “

Robert Varno

Robert Varno

RPA Enablement Engineer

Monash University

“My role involves configuring and supporting the development and production environments of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) projects. I help set up and maintain the virtual machines for automated processes. I also help in assessing the viability of automation for various applications. My work is very dynamic and I particularly enjoy its broad scope, allowing me to interact with various technical teams. “

Do you qualify for the FDM Technical Graduate Program?

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 (bachelor or higher)
  • An excellent communicator
  • Passionate about a career in tech
  • Eligible to work in Australia and New Zealand
  • Geographical flexibility across Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland and Wellington
  • Able to commit to the full 2-year graduate careers program

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 program 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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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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Video Interviews

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Video Interviews

During the video interview, you will be asked some questions so that we can 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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Assessment Day

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Assessment Day

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 program.

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Support and Development

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

Wellbeing
Program

Wellbeing
Program
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
Program

Mentoring
Program
FDM partners consultants with mentors, based on their career aspirations and helps build long term professional development opportunities.

Online Learning and
Development Program

Online Learning and
Development Program
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

Consultant
Collaboration Platform
Our Consultant Collaboration Platform keeps FDM employees connected; they can socialize 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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