Junior Business Analyst

Employer
FDM Group
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Analyst, Business
Hours
Full Time
Do you thrive in fast-paced technical environments and have a strong attention to detail? Are you eager to have a career where you are encouraged to meet your potential and have the opportunity to work for a prestigious company with an impressive global presence? FDM is currently seeking a number of ambitious and driven candidates with the aptitude for IT to work as FDM Consultants with our top clients, many of which are leading companies in the banking and financial services industry. FDM is a global IT and business services provider with a dedication to technical excellence and professional development and over 180 prestigious clients around the world. Our award-winning training program helps build the required skills needed to become a successful IT Specialist. As an FDM Consultant, you enter the industry at a high level, already trained to our clients' specific systems and technologies. Prior to working with our clients, your training will take place at FDM's DC-area training center. Successful candidates will receive intense technical and professional training (10-16 weeks) in Reston, VA through our award-winning Academy. You become an FDM employee from day one and are paid during the training period before placement onsite with our clients. Accommodation assistance during the training period is available for out-of-state candidates who are not currently based in a commutable distance of our metro DC center. Your training will cover a range of technical and business proficiencies, equipping you with a comprehensive diverse skill set. This will give you the skills and flexibility to take on a myriad of opportunities . Application Support Analyst . Data Analyst . Business Analyst . Junior Project Management Officer An Application Support Analyst balances technical skills, business knowledge, troubleshooting expertise, and excellent soft skills. Application support is a great fit for those who are avid problem solvers and who enjoy working in fast-paced, dynamic environments such as the trade floor. Applications Support Analysts must be great communicators in order to meet both the technical and interpersonal needs of the role. Business and Data Analyst roles often involve access to business areas in major financial institutions, working on sensitive information and high profile projects, and gaining first-hand exposure to the trade lifecycle. The role is crucial in helping organizations with the accuracy and timely presentation of data, in line with internal process, governance, and regulatory requirements. These opportunities are perfect for those who are team players with strong analytical skills and an aptitude for fast learning. A Junior Project Manager will support with planning, management, and control of key projects, working alongside Senior Project Managers and/or Program Managers. These roles involve project risk planning, critical path analysis, stakeholder management and reporting, and utilization of agile project delivery methods. The role suits individuals with a drive to develop and control projects in fast-paced environments. Fast-track career progression is a key focus of FDM, and our program will put you on a pathway that could lead into leadership roles working within multinational organizations. Suitable candidates are encouraged to apply immediately for consideration. There is no better way to launch your career than with FDM! Essential Criteria: . 4 year degree (preferably in Computer Science, IT, Engineering, Mathematics, or similar) . A strong aptitude in IT and the interest and drive to expand your IT skill set . Excellent communication and interpersonal skills . A problem solver with a keen eye for detail . A desire to work at a large financial firm and ability to increase your financial knowledge . Able to engage yourself in a project and enjoy the challenges and processes involved . Flexible, eager, ambitious, and adaptable to change . Geographically flexible for client placements throughout the US . Able to commit to work for FDM for a minimum of two years working as an FDM Consultant following the training period . Eligible to work in the US . Available to relocate to Reston, VA during the full duration of the paid training period (ranges from 10-16 weeks, depending on the stream). Accommodation assistance during the training period is available for out-of-state candidates who are not currently based in a commutable distance of our metro DC center. Learn more about FDM's career opportunities from our current Consultants and Alumni on the FDM YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/FDMGroupVideos FDM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, provincial, or local laws. Company Description: FDM Group is an international services provider with a focus on IT, with over 180 clients across multiple business sectors. FDM's business model is both unique and robust, bringing people and technology together in the most effective way. With offices in North America, Europe and APAC, FDM has shown exponential growth throughout the years and has firmly established itself as an award-winning IT Services Provider.