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2024 Information Technology Graduate Campaign

The Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) Information Technology (IT) Graduate Program is a great opportunity for emerging professional talent. Our IT Department holistically embraces innovation and works closely with the banking industry, Australian government and foreign central banks.

Do work that makes a difference.

Technology is essential to enable the Reserve Bank of Australia’s policy and operational objectives. The country depends upon our systems being secure, highly resilient and efficient, and you will be on the frontline of this work. Working within the Bank’s IT Department will give you some of the most unique capability-building opportunities to work with and behind the scenes of Australia’s most critical core banking and payments platforms.

Our industry-recognised program provides our graduates with:

  • A two-year program comprised of four six-month placements
  • Supportive environment with training and coaching
  • Development of industry skills
  • Technical and non-technical pathways
  • Work for an organisation that makes a difference

With the support of our IT Senior Leadership Team, each IT Graduate is able to explore the many and varied career opportunities experience in central banking IT can give you. Our IT graduate program provides you with four rotations in areas including:

  • Cyber Security
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Project Management
  • Data Technologies
  • Software Development
  • Business Analysis
  • Banking, Payments and Currency Systems
  • Cloud, DevOps and Platform Engineering
  • Infrastructure
  • IT Policy and Markets
  • Network Services
  • Strategy and Governance
  • Change Management & Communications

Eligibility criteria

  • We are looking for graduates who are passionate about information technology and have a desire to learn and succeed.
  • Hold or completing a degree with strong academic achievement in information technology, computer science, data science, mathematics or a closely related discipline.
  • All applicants must hold Australian permanent residency or citizenship, or New Zealand citizenship.

Be More

Why RBA?

The RBA makes an important contribution to the Australian economy through the pursuit of national economic policy objectives and associated activities in financial markets and banking. We also issue Australia's banknotes and operate infrastructure critical to the payments system, all of which contribute to the welfare of the Australian people.

Made up of specialists across a wide range of fields, our people have a critical role to play in achieving these objectives. Our people conduct themselves with a high degree of integrity, while striving for excellence in the work they perform and the outcomes they achieve. We encourage intelligent inquiry and we treat one another with respect while promoting the public interest through our efforts.

We know it is the growth and success of our people that drives the Bank forward. Come and make a bigger contribution while you build and develop your own skills too, because being more means you can do more, for yourself and for Australia. For further information about the RBA and Graduate Program, please visit:

The Reserve Bank of Australia is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility.

Applications close AUS Eastern Standard Time