Join our Robotics Process Automation Developer Graduate Programme

There are thousands of graduates in the market: this is your chance to stand out from the crowd.

Robotics Process Automation Developer Graduate Programme Birmingham & Leeds

  • Fully-funded, industry recognised training and qualifications
  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity to take on placements within a host of clients

What you will be doing

Technology is transforming all our lives – in particular, recent developments in robotics, automation, artificial intelligence and big data are creating the careers of the future. Digital careers need intelligent, analytical minds, people who want to make a difference; graduates who desire to be at the forefront of change.

Regardless of your degree subject, we believe all graduates possess the skills to fuel an exciting career in technology. As the UK’s leading IT Graduate Employer, FDM Group is a FTSE 250 employer with a global footprint working with some of the world’s most reputable organisations such as HSBC, AXA, Save The Children and Virgin Media.

Your journey as a Robotics Processing Automation (RPA) Developer will begin at our state-of-the-art academy in Leeds, where you will receive training and the chance to gain industry recognised qualifications, as well as mentoring and support throughout. Our award-winning Graduate Programme provides a wealth of opportunity to gain transferable skills, as well as becoming an expert within your field. After successfully completing your training, you will work with one or more of our 180 clients across the UK during the two-year programme.

  • You will be trained on FDM’s core foundation modules before starting on our RPA programme, prior to placement on client side
  • You will have the opportunity to train on a market-leading RPA platform, most likely Blue Prism or UI Path
  • You will learn what it takes to tackle the challenges that companies face in identifying, implementing and executing automation solutions, which in turn will help companies maximise efficiencies and return on investment.

What you will have

With the start date in early February 2018, make an application today if you have already graduated. Assessment centres will be running from the 15th January, so please make sure you are available to attend.

FDM can offer graduates a foot in the door to some of the world's most reputable organisations, as well as access to modern training academies and plenty of social events outside of the office.

In return, you should also be able to show you have the following:

  • You are a graduate with a degree of 2:2 or above, preferably within a business or STEM discipline
  • You have strong analytical skills
  • You have excellent communication skills and an ability to build relationships
  • You have good decision-making skills within fast-paced environments
  • You have big ambitions to succeed within the digital sector
  • You are geographically flexible throughout the UK to support our clients.
Onwards to our company and culture…

We are FDM

As one of the largest graduate employers in the UK, we offer expert training and career opportunities for those with high-minded ambitions to succeed.

Our Culture


Our Culture - What we do

We are a professional IT services provider, with over 180 clients across the globe in different sectors. As one of the fastest growing companies in Europe, we provide bespoke training to graduates to help their transition into a professional career.

In 2016, we launched the careers of over 1,100 graduates with only 11% of those coming from a Computing/ IT background. We welcome graduates from a variety of degrees and backgrounds. You don’t have to study IT to work in IT; your passion for technology and innovation is what matters.

As the UK’s leading IT Graduate Employer, FDM Group is a FTSE 250 employer with a global footprint working with some of the world’s most reputable organisations such as; HSBC, AXA, Save The Children and Virgin Media.

We are proud to be creating and inspiring exciting careers that shape our digital future, by embracing talent from varying backgrounds, nationalities, ethnicity and experiences.

Our Business Sustainability and Innovation team brings together initiatives around diversity and sustainability which provide continuous support to our workforce including: Consultant Peer Support, Mentoring Programme, the Alumni Network and FDM Career Community Events, to mention a few.

We understand that the Tech sector needs to retain, attract and build a talent pool that will fill the jobs of today and tomorrow. We especially understand the importance of increasing the number of opportunities for women in IT. We recognise that a gender-diverse leadership team is more likely to innovate and aim to build on these opportunities year on year.

The Recruitment Process


"We want to see your personality come out... Where does your passion for IT lie?"

Our Graduates - Who we are

Rob's Graduate Story


It’s a great transition from academia into the working world. I really feel like I contribute.

I’ve had a great opportunity to work with a massive global organisation… getting the chance to travel all across Europe.

Samantha's Graduate Story


Our Future - Where we're going

Why Graduates Are Key to Our Future


Maddie Field, Head of Business Sustainability and Innovation

Here at FDM, we create and inspire exciting careers; whilst primarily for graduates this also includes ex-Forces personnel and returners to work.

Thanks to this , the variety of experience in our office  is something we are rightly proud of - we don't have to try to be diverse, it's in our DNA.

We have over 180 clients across the globe who our graduates will have the opportunity to work closely with in their career with us.

We want to invest in grad careers to help them to share and be a part of our success.

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