Technical Business Analysis
Graduate Programme


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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 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

Career prospects

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

Xin Ni Lee

Xin Ni Lee

Systems Delivery Analyst

National University of Singapore

“My role involves being responsible for resolving issues that users encounter in their experience with the regulatory reporting software. It also involves editing or implementing new workflows upon user request. “

Ajeet Chahal

Ajeet Chahal

Business Analyst

University of British Columbia

“I am currently working on a project that involves synthesising economic and investment research into a single platform for enterprise-wide usage. I am also involved on other projects to align technology with the business needs.”

Deby Diwa

Deby Diwa

Business Analyst

University of Glasgow

“I’m from the Product Team who is responsible for communicating with different stakeholders, documenting workflows, creating JIRA tasks and defining acceptance criteria. I also help analyse generated results of an external product and its feasibility. In summary, we present information concisely with sufficient details as a leverage for others to reference from.”

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)
  • An excellent communicator
  • Passionate about a career in tech
  • Eligible to work in Singapore
  • Able to commit to the full 2-year graduate careers programme

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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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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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 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 support and development initiatives are catered to help you at every stage of your journey, from graduate to Technical Business Analyst.

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 Survey

Employee
Engagement Survey
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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