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TAL Australia

4.3
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

2022 Information Technology Graduate

Sydney, Must spend at least two days per week in the office (pending restrictions lifting)
Applications for TAL's Graduate program are now open! Kick start your career with Australia's leading life insurer.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
1-2
Start Date
7 Feb 2022

Application dates

Applications Open
16 Sep 2021
Applications Close
8 Oct 2021

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
I
Artificial Intelligence
Bioinformatics
Computer Graphics & Animation
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Cyber Security
Data Science
Programming & Software Engineering
Video Game Development
Design & User Experience

Hiring criteria

Entry pathway

See details

Working rights

Australia

  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident
  • Full working rights

New Zealand

  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident
  • Full working rights
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Technology & Innovation at TAL:

The team is led by the Chief Information and Innovation Officer, Fiona Macgregor, and provides the technology foundation that enables TAL to perform its day-to-day business processes to ultimately support our customers when they need us most.

  • Our Infrastructure and Operations team oversee the business and general user computing services, as well as ensuring our underlying infrastructure supports TAL's operations.
  • Our Continuous Delivery function provides the technology solutions that support our customers and partners across the journey - from purchasing a product, ongoing servicing through to the management of claims.
  • The TAL Cyber Team is responsible for analysing the cyber threat landscape and is responsible for raising TAL's cyber threat awareness and protection levels.

About the opportunity

We're looking for future leaders who want to bring their passion and skills to a business that makes a real difference to the lives of Australians. At TAL, there's no limit to where your career can go. We're excited to have opportunities available for IT Graduates to join us in 2022.

These highly sought-after positions will work alongside industry thought leaders with support from dedicated sponsors, buddies and career managers.

We invest heavily in your development:

The TAL graduate program has been designed to challenge our graduates by immersing them in our IT teams as well as offering experience in other areas of our business. Throughout the two-year program you will receive:

  • Flexible rotations across 4 different teams, including one area outside your selected discipline
  • Ongoing professional development support and study days
  • An award-winning formal graduate development program
  • Exposure to mentors and buddy programs to support your development
  • Networking opportunities with senior leaders
  • 'Meet our Customer' days
  • Bespoke career advice and pathway support

We're selective for a very good reason:

When it comes to choosing graduates for our program, we're highly selective. That's because we see it as a chance to find the future leaders of our business. We're looking for graduates who have:

  • a strong academic track record (distinction average or above) in a technology-related discipline
  • a strong desire to work in the life insurance industry
  • a well-rounded background with experience across the community and/or extra-curricular activities
  • effective communication skills
  • a curious mind and a willingness to learn
  •  an interest in a role that not only embraces analytical skills but is also customer-focused
  • leadership qualities developed through university, work experience and/or extracurricular activities
  • initiative and drive, and work well both individually and in a team environment
  • completed or are due to complete undergraduate or post-graduate studies by the end of 2021, and
  • a desire to help Australians make the most of their life.

The TAL Graduate Program will show you the difference you can make to our business and the lives of millions of Australians.

How to apply

Please submit your application via our Careers portal including the following documents:

  • Resume and Cover letter
  • Current academic transcript

Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Bachelor or higher
Study Field
I
Artificial Intelligence
Bioinformatics
Computer Graphics & Animation
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Cyber Security

Working rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

CitizenPermanent residentFull working rightsLimited working rightsNo working rights
Australia
New Zealand

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
Leading a balanced and full lifestyle will put you in the best condition to succeed, as you don’t want to burn out too quickly.

Georgia Hondros

  • Graduate stories
Leading a balanced and full lifestyle will put you in the best condition to succeed, as you don’t want to burn out too quickly.

Georgia Hondros

  • Graduate stories
Build your soft skills with an emphasis on being able to communicate your ideas across. These are really valuable to have in any industry.

Aaron Marc Long

  • Graduate stories
Build your soft skills with an emphasis on being able to communicate your ideas across. These are really valuable to have in any industry.

Aaron Marc Long

  • Graduate stories
Leading a balanced and full lifestyle will put you in the best condition to succeed, as you don’t want to burn out too quickly.

Georgia Hondros

  • Graduate stories
Leading a balanced and full lifestyle will put you in the best condition to succeed, as you don’t want to burn out too quickly.

Georgia Hondros

  • Graduate stories
Build your soft skills with an emphasis on being able to communicate your ideas across. These are really valuable to have in any industry.

Aaron Marc Long

  • Graduate stories
Build your soft skills with an emphasis on being able to communicate your ideas across. These are really valuable to have in any industry.

Aaron Marc Long