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Program overview Technology is disrupting the customer banking experience more rapidly than ever before, which is why we’ve made Digital Transformation a strategic priority for Westpac. At the core of our function, we are responsible for driving the technology capability, growth, stability and security that will allow us to deliver great outcomes and service to our customers. More than that, we are the foundation for the Group. We develop world-class banking apps and have people working around the clock to manage our customer’s security. We build technology solutions to streamline the way our business operates and work with the industry to deliver new, better ways of banking. We are committed to building the technology that will allow us to optimise how we work with the multiple brands our customers love us for. In GroupTech, we believe that with the right head-start, our graduates will go on to great careers. That’s why our program is designed around building breadth of experience and diversity of choice. It all starts with you – our emerging talent!
Who should apply We are building a team with broad skillsets and game-changing attitudes; so whether your background is in a traditional STEM field or you’ve only just discovered your love for IT, GroupTech could be the home for you! We are looking for people who love Technology and as 10,000-strong team diversity is paramount to our ongoing success.
Where you will work Sydney
Program structure 10 week Summer Internship
How your summer could be spent As an Intern within Group Technology, you’ll have the opportunity to actively participate in roles like; Business Analyst, Information Security Analyst or Project Manager. You’ll have the opportunity to experience different teams to build your experience and grow your network. This is the program for you if you want to: Apply processes and methods to analyse and solve business problems Plan, convert and deliver technical problems into real-life business solutions through project management Learn more about strategic planning, business analysis, solution design, data and analytics, and apply agile methodology to project delivery Build and design software, applications, platforms and networks Explain complex ideas to technical colleagues, but also make sure these ideas can be understood by a non-technical audience Learn more about hybrid cloud capability, cybersecurity technology stacks, automation and software engineering principles
Future career opportunities As an intern you will be offered the opportunity to position yourself for future Graduate roles within Group Technology. Some examples of roles former Graduates are now performing in our business are: Business Analyst Information Security Analyst Developer Data Scientist Service Engineer Consultant Change Manager
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Don’t just believe us, hear from our recent graduate. Vaish, Group Technology Graduate Degree Studied: Bachelor Commerce What rotations have you experienced as part of the program? Being part of the Group Tech grad program means that you can experience four rotations over two years. My experience with rotations has been widely varied, allowing me to experience both technical and analytical roles. I started out as an IT Business Analyst in Specialist Finance Technology where I worked on change projects across the Business Integration team. Then, I moved into Payments and Cards Technology as an Associate Project Manager where I worked on the New Payments Platform in Application Development, one of the five biggest programs running in the bank. I jumped on board before the first official state launch in Australia and co-ordinated various phases of the program including designing workshops, test planning activities, implementation planning and going live to the public. It was a highlight of my graduate program. What has been a highlight of the graduate program? For me, meeting other Graduates who are in the same position has been a huge highlight. You have different opportunities to network formally and socially throughout the year through training and other various events. As cliché as it may be, I feel we are part of a family here!
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