FDM’s technical consultants work within our clients IT teams to support complex projects and to provide solutions to business problems. Our consultants are trained to the highest standards and work across the SDLC including design, development, testing, analysis and maintenance as well as providing ongoing support.
Our people combine technical excellence with strong interpersonal skills and work in some of the most demanding and challenging environments. We provide ongoing professional and technical support for all of our consultants to help with their personal development and to ensure we provide a seamless service to our clients.
Our diverse talent pools, combined with the ability to transfer FDM consultants to permanent in-house resource, means our clients can benefit from range of experiences and technical skills in the creation of their own balanced teams.
Our software developers are equipped with a strong level of technical knowledge and excellent interpersonal skills and are able to deliver in some of the most demanding and complex IT environments.
They are trained in a range of programming languages including Java SE and EE, C#, C++ and COBOL and are exposed to a variety of frameworks such as Spring.
Robert Sparks, Development Manager, Department for Education
Our software test analysts assist clients in the identification and prevention of defects throughout the design and development of critical business systems and applications.
Consultants are trained in test design and execution from both a manual and automated perspective, with the aim of reducing risk and improving both the quality and performance of your IT systems.
Senior Test Manager, Barclays Wealth
Business intelligence developers work with our clients on projects and business change programmes and are experienced in data modelling, data warehousing, Microsoft SQL Management Studio, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS and Power BI and other mainstream BI Platforms.
Head of Business Intelligence, BNP Paribas
Data science analysts are capable of manipulating complex structured and unstructured big data sets and generating meaningful information, insight and analysis.
Our consultants are trained in UNIX, Web Apps and JAVA, before specialising in Data Science. The Data Science training covers importing, mapping, reducing, querying and analysis of large data sets both in memory and in batches, primarily using the Hadoop framework.
FDM’s data science analysts are also trained in R programming and data visualisation concepts, to enhance their big data statistical analysis capabilities.
IT Service Management (ITSM)
FDM’s IT Service Management consultants are focused on the support of our clients’ live systems and applications, ensuring that the users of those applications receive the best service they can.
Our consultants are ITIL trained and are familiar with all aspects of IT Service Management. They understand the operation of service desks as well as other areas of ITSM and their technical competencies including SQL and UNIX.
Director and Technology Manager, Union Bank
FDM’s salesforce analysts are able to assist clients with both the application and implementation of Salesforce and business change projects.
As 201 certified administrators, consultants are able to implement changes and leverage the advanced administration capabilities of Salesforce, optimising and extending sales cloud and service cloud apps and design advanced reports, dashboards and business-process automation.
“As a Salesforce Analyst, I’m responsible for resolving incidents as well as analysing and performing changes to the system to make it more efficient and useful for the stakeholders. I have gained useful experience by working with marketing cloud and API management software solutions which has enriched my IT skills.”
FDM Salesforce Analyst, placed at M&G Investments
FDM’s information security offering looks at identifying the threats and vulnerabilities that you face. We are able to support your activities to identify and remediate process/data/system risks associated with achieving compliance of significant regulatory requirements such as GDPR. Focusing on operational security and compliance, we are able to tailor the practical training of our consultants to focus more deeply on the key technical skills and requirements of ISO:27001, NIST and data privacy – specifically the UK Data Protection Act & GDPR.
Working within a Security Operations Centre (SOC) environment, our consultants are fully trained in cyber-attack methodologies and countermeasures and cover security standards in depth such as NIST, Cyber Essentials and ISO:27001.
Information Security Manager, Fannie Mae
The Murex and FDM partnership assists capital markets by providing clients with specialist MX.3 production support across all asset classes for investment banks, wealth management companies and insurance, utility and energy providers.
Our Murex analysts are equipped with first line support knowledge and capabilities, together with a best practice approach to the common configuration issues faced within the front to back office use of the MX.3 application.
The training covers both the functional and technical perspective of a Murex environment and the trade lifecycle from booking to settlement and delivery.