Cloud Graduate Programme in collaboration with AWS re/Start

Deliver cutting edge solutions to businesses with the FDM Cloud Graduate Programme in collaboration with AWS re/Start


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Why choose the FDM Cloud Graduate Programme in collaboration with AWS re/Start?

FDM has teamed up with AWS re/Start to offer a full-time skills development programme, open to graduates who are looking to jumpstart their career working in Cloud Computing Engineering.

The AWS Cloud and IT Fundamentals online training will allow you to gain the technical skills you need for an entry-level cloud role. You will have the opportunity to learn through real-world, scenario-based applications, labs and coursework, while also focusing on professional skills such as adaptive communication, time management, resume building, and interviewing to prepare for employer meeting and interviews.

You will acquire Cloud Computing skills and prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Certification with complimentary access to practice and full exams. After you’ve successfully passed, you will be connected with one of our FDM clients and help you transition into your new working life.

From day one, you will also have access to a comprehensive support network, including mentors, technical experts, our wellbeing programme and a global community of other FDM Cloud Computing Engineers.

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

Upon completion of your training, you will have gained a variety of skills to prepare you for your new entry role in Cloud Computing Engineering. You will then be placed with one of our industry leading clients as a fully-fledged FDM consultant, where you will work as a fully integrated member of their team. You will put your training into practice and acquire valuable hands-on experience working on a range of cutting-edge projects to create new cloud environments which meet business requirements. As an entry-level Cloud Computing Engineer, you will be supporting all technological tasks involving Cloud Computing Engineering and help large organisations make the shift from traditional IT methods. Your work will directly benefit the productivity and performance of an organisation by providing speedy, reliable and secure computing resources.

Want to find out more about a career in Cloud Computing Engineering? Learn more in this video.

Key skills for a Cloud Computing Engineer

  • Passion for learning outside of your current knowledge set as the industry develops
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to build relationship and to understand business stakeholder requirements and context
  • Interest in understanding how technology components interrelate to each other and ensure systems are running smoothly
  • Logical approach with the ability to break large complex problems down into smaller components

Cloud Computing Engineering career prospects

Individuals graduating from the FDM Cloud Graduate Programme in collaboration with AWS re/Start are ready for roles in several areas, including:

  • General IT: IT technician (rack/stack, basic configurations, execute configurations directed, and designed by others)
  • Data Centre Technician
  • IT support (first line of triage in simple infrastructures and core AWS services)
  • Automation of simple tasks through Python scripting, including in an AWS core services environment
  • Basic networking configurations
  • Simple AWS core services configurations

Graduates have the foundational skills to progress to work on more advanced tasks after a few months on the job. Below are some examples:

  • Customer support (progressively complex triage scenarios)
  • Software Engineering / Junior DevOps, automating tasks of growing complexity
  • Supporting cloud deployment (configuration, automation, and debugging)
  • Development and/or automation on AWS

Do you qualify for the programme?

Do you think you’ve got what it takes to pursue a career in Cloud Computing Engineering? At FDM, we’re looking for ambitious individuals with a passion for technology to join the team. We accept candidates from all backgrounds – you don’t need for any prior experience or a STEM degree. We ask that you are:

  • Educated to a degree level (bachelor or higher)
  • Passionate about launching a career in IT

  • Eligible to work in Singapore
  • Willing to commit to a 2-year placement on client site

Application process

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Apply Online

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Submit your application and CV here to begin your journey with FDM.

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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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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 program. You can complete this using a computer, tablet or mobile phone. Please see our blog for some tips.

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Online Tests

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Online Tests

You will be required to complete an IT aptitude test which is is designed to assess your skill set and help us align you to a role to complement your strengths.

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Assessment Day

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Assessment Day

Here, you will have the opportunity to meet the other graduates you could be training with and find out more about the program. We will also conduct a strength-based interview which will focus on your potential for the role rather than your previous experience.

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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 Cloud Computing Engineer.

Wellbeing
Programme

Wellbeing
Programme
Our online wellbeing portal provides useful resources and professional guidance to our consultants. Our Wellbeing Ambassadors are also available to offer support throughout the FDM community. We are currently training additional resource to support our Ambassadors as Wellbeing Champions.

Consultant
Experience Managers

Consultant
Experience Managers
Consultant Experience Managers are on hand to provide support and career advice to consultants while working on client sites.

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
Consultants have access to virtual training, webinars, online discussions and e-learning platforms, including LinkedIn Learning and Intuition Know-How.

FDM
Networks

FDM
Networks
FDM Staff Networks are employee-led support groups which offer an opportunity for discussion around shared characteristics.

Employee
Recognition Awards

Employee
Recognition Awards
We celebrate our consultants’ achievements with company awards, including ‘Consultant of the Month’ and ‘Consultant of the Year’.

Consultant
Collaboration Platform (Yammer)

Consultant
Collaboration Platform (Yammer)
Yammer is the virtual platform we use to keep our employees connected and provide access to helpful resources and learning aids.

Consultant
Experience Events

Consultant
Experience Events
We host virtual events monthly to help keep us all connected and ensure everyone has the opportunity to get involved in the FDM community.

Employee
Engagement Surveys

Employee
Engagement Surveys
Our partner Inpulse help us create employee surveys to help us better understand our people and take positive action to accommodate their needs.

CEO
Communications

CEO
Communications
Our CEO Rod Flavell keeps us informed through LinkedIn. Check out #RodsRoundUp videos to find out more.

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