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Culture at FORTNA

Life at FORTNA: A culture steeped in innovation and problem solving

If you enjoy solving complex problems, relish the art of innovation and are energised by today’s rapidly changing business landscape, we invite you to check out career opportunities at FORTNA. 

What sets us apart

Our Team, Our Passion, Our Approach. The FORTNA Way is all about culture, it is all about people and it helps us to set the environment and the climate for the type of company that we are for the people that work in and around FORTNA as we go forward.

Our team

We win together.

  • We collaborate across organizational lines to achieve shared goals.
  • We live the spirit of safety, integrity, inclusivity, transparency, and engage each other with positive intentions.
  • We are curious: constantly learning, growing and developing to succeed.
  • We hold ourselves and each other accountable to commitments.

Our passion

We focus on customer success.

  • We go Above and Beyond on our commitments.
  • We make choices that benefit our customers, each other and our communities.
  • We use expertise and innovation to solve tough problems.
  • We think and act with a goal of building a scalable, global business differentiated on solution performance, cycle time & quality.

Our approach

We operate with excellence.

  • We embrace lean culture to relentlessly pursue a better way and embrace change.
  • We act with urgency and mobilize quickly for priorities.
  • We are hands-on, we roll up our sleeves, and we get to work.
  • We look around corners and raise issues to prevent unnecessary problems.

Talent development at FORTNA: our devotion to employee success

We believe every employee deserves the resources and support to grow and thrive. That’s why a career at FORTNA comes with powerful professional development opportunities.

Learn directly from the industry’s best and brightest. Our training, mentoring and on-the-job experiences are designed to enhance your skill set – preparing you for increasingly challenging roles and accelerating your career.

Leadership and Development Rotational (LADR) Programme

FORTNA offers a special rotational career development programme where participants spend their first year rotating through assignments in either Engineering, Project Management or Consulting. In our programme, you will accelerate your career development through one of three critical tracks, ensuring comprehensive on-the-job training and providing you a fast track to success.

What to expect from working at FORTNA

Our people are everything to us – so the perks and benefits you’ll receive from being part of the FORTNA team are generous. Not only do we provide the tools you need to succeed in your role – we’ll ensure you have the guidance to grow, thrive and create impact across our entire organization.

From competitive compensation packages and health insurance offerings to employee-led committees created to drive positive change, the employee experience at FORTNA is truly unmatched.



Programmes to promote healthy living

Core to our beliefs at FORTNA is that healthy employees are happier employees. Your well-being in and out of the workplace is important to us.

FORTNA is committed to the health and wellness of its employees and offers a programme powered by Headspace, a mental wellness-focused platform that encourages employees to lead healthier and happier lives. If you elect to participate in one of our U.S. medical plans, you’ll have access to Headspace, which offers mental health coaching, clinical services, and self-care resources, including guided meditations.

Commitment to giving back

At FORTNA, we believe it’s vitally important to give back to the communities where we live and do business. That’s why we encourage every employee to get involved in a cause they care about with paid time-off for volunteer activities.

In addition to donating our time, we also make financial donations to charitable organisations we are passionate about. Our culture is rooted in a desire to drive real change in the world and create a lasting positive impact.


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Our commitment to diversity and inclusion

At FORTNA, we value diverse identities – so much that we consider diversity and inclusion to be mission-critical to the success of our business.

At FORTNA, we create a workplace that understands, accepts and values people regardless of their ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, education, skill sets, experiences or knowledge bases. We continuously ensure that we have a collaborative, supportive and respectful environment that increases the participation and contribution of all our employees, partners and customers.

As part of our long-term commitment, we recognise and execute the work required to support equality and belonging every day for our employees, our customers and our industry.

At FORTNA, our passion sets us apart from everyone else. We’re passionate about our customers, our work, and each other.

Rob McKeel


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Learn, grow and drive immense impact. That’s what you can expect from a career at FORTNA. Start on the path to joining our team today and click below to explore open positions.

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