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Technology Graduate Program

Apply Now Job no: 994467
Work type: Permanent full time
Location: Perth CBD & West
Categories: IT / Technology, Digital / UX, Cyber Security

At Bankwest, everything starts and ends with the customer - and that’s a good thing.

Being customer obsessed allows us the freedom of the entrepreneur but with the support of Bankwest behind us.  It means we design for the future while protecting what matters most to our customers today.  

It’s a technology-driven agile organisation where the current and future success of our business depends on our ability to act and continually move forward. Colleagues are empowered to make decisions supported by leadership who value diversity of thought and ideas.

Bankwest is the kind of place where people sign up rather than sign off. It’s where done is better than perfect because we know rapid iteration and moving quickly produces a better result for our customers over the long term. 

That’s the trail we’re blazing – because having a committed, motivated workforce focused on the customer is the fastest way to excellence we know.

Are you in? Start your career with us now and join the Technology Graduate Program in 2018.

Our Technology Graduate Program

In the Bankwest Technology Graduate Program, you will be immersed in a technology-driven agile organisation based in Western Australia, while building solutions for real world customer needs. You will gain insights into how different disciplines of technology, design and leadership come together to produce end to end digital services, working with Agile and Lean methodologies. As one of our graduates, you will take pride helping to pioneer new technologies and reinvigorating our existing systems, as we aim to become the bank of the future.

This two year structured program includes rotations across a wide range of cross functional delivery teams to develop your skills and set you up for career success. You will be working closely with colleagues in both technology and business to design for the future. These rotations will be tailored to your personal career goals and maximise your opportunity for growth.

The Technology Graduate Program will broaden and deepen your skills and capabilities in areas such as: user experience design, software development, quality assurance, infrastructure, devops, system design and analysis, cyber security and business knowledge. You will have guidance and support from senior engineers in the bank from all technology principles. You will have the opportunity to develop solutions, challenge processes, and create innovative products that will ensure Bankwest customers continue to have an easy banking experience.

The program is also integrated with graduates across the organisation, providing you with development opportunities, multiple lines of support and a vast network of colleagues and contacts to enable you to build a successful career at Bankwest.

Where could the Program take you?

Our graduates are held in the highest regard and after completing the program, the future is yours at Bankwest. Your career with us can take many forms which include:

  • Software Engineer
  • DevOps Engineer
  • Infrastructure Analyst
  • Quality Assurance Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Technology Consultant
  • Application Security Analyst
  • Architecture Analyst
  • User Experience Designer

You’ll also have the potential to progress through to leadership roles throughout your career at Bankwest.

What qualities do we look for?

We are looking for passionate people who are driven to make a difference by putting the customer needs first and designing a customer experience for the digital world. People who are powered by opportunities to learn and grow in their career and people who thrive in a positive collaborative team environment. You must have the desire to develop business acumen, challenge yourself and colleagues, meet new people and develop professional and customer relationships. Creative thinkers and innovators are highly regarded especially when you can leverage these skills to rapidly iterate and create a customer experience of the future. You must be supportive of a diverse and inclusive environment, a positive team player and have a flexible mindset that adapts to the fast-changing world of technology.

What degree types do we look for?

University or TAFE Graduates from all disciplines are welcome to apply. To show you know your stuff, applicants with a Technology related degree or studies with components in programming are preferred. If you can demonstrate your skills and experience in programming in other ways, even better.

Technology Degrees we prefer include:

  • Computer Science
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Development
  • Computer Engineering
  • Website Development
  • Information Technology
  • Information Science
  • Networking and Security
  • Data Science


We have roles available in the open-plan Bankwest head office located in the centre of Perth for the Bankwest Technology Graduate Program.


As well as the opportunity to work in one of the biggest IT shops in Perth that is redefining what it means to be a bank, you’ll also benefit from:

  • Diverse experience: You will work with a wide range of technologies from mainframe through to cloud addressing real world customer needs.
  • Industry Knowledge: Grow yourself and gain an in-depth understanding of our technology, systems and their importance to banking while experimenting with the latest technology and industry trends
  • Development: A constant stream of opportunities are provided to develop leadership skills, network with senior leaders, attend learning forums and develop your personal brand
  • Support: The Technology Graduate Program creates a strong bond and support network between your fellow graduates, graduate alumni, team members and more. Multiple lines of support will help bring you to your highest potential.
  • A great team: Bankwest is an open, friendly, collaborative environment – as a Graduate you will be embraced into our culture. At Bankwest, we are not just a workplace but a community.
  • Make a difference: We value our graduates input and your opinions will be heard. You will be working on real customer problems, applying your knowledge and skills in IT to help deliver what matters to our customers.
  • Community activity: We care about the community and recognise the importance of giving back, when working with us you are actively encouraged and supported to be involved in charity and community initiatives.

Eligibility requirements

  • You must have Australian/New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency at the time that you submit your application.
  • To be eligible, you must be in your final year of studies or have completed your studies in the last 12 months for any of the following:

    • Undergraduate University Degree
    • Postgraduate University Degree
    • TAFE Diploma
If you'd like further information or need assistance please contact us on 1800 989 696.
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