Datacom

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Datacom is one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest, homegrown, local owned Technology organisations.

We create diverse, cutting-edge, and sustainable solutions for our clients. Datacom design, build and run IT systems and process for businesses, support existing legacy IT systems and processes, and custom-design brand new ones

In short Datacom’s team of experts work across a lot of areas of Tech like Cloud, Cyber, Software Development, Technical Operations, Service Desk, Harware, AI and Automation (to name a few!) We also have a lot of teams and experts that aren’t techy but love working in the Tech industry. Like business consultants, data analysts, sales reps, and business operations.

What does that mean for someone brand new to the world or Tech? we can help you explore different areas of specialisation within the Tech Industry, to find your unique path. The first years of your career should be about curiosity, uncovering new strengths and interests. It’s an exciting time and we’ll be with you along the way mentoring and providing the opportunities for you to thrive.

We have a brand new carefully curated program specially design for students coming out of high school. Our Apprenticeship Program offers a kick start to your career in Tech and the start to your journey. You’ll have a series of ‘placement rotations’ all designed to provide a well-rounded foundation of skills.

What sort of student are we looking for?

You don’t have to be a straight A student. At Datacom we look for attitude, enthusiasm, and curiosity. Someone not afraid to put in the hard yards, to learn and grow and take on challenges.

We’re capturing expressions of interest from high school students who might be interested in an alternative pathway after school – straight into the professional workforce!

Register your interest here. 

Why Datacom?

Customer-focused values. World-class capability.

We bring together over half a century of experience, the right technology, and the knowledge and creativity of our people to deliver sustainable solutions to solve our customers’ greatest challenges.

From small start-ups through to government agencies and multinational corporations, our team of dedicated professionals work with leading partners to deliver solutions that are right for our customers and enhance their businesses.

Each person plays their part. Whether you know your call centre from a data centre, or you prefer developing, marketing, or networking, there’s a role for you at Datacom.

Where equality and tech go hand in hand.

We’re more than just binary in work and in life. At Datacom, we pride ourselves on our values, inclusivity, and sustainability. It’s what we stand for.

We have people from every corner of the world. We are Rainbow Tick certified in New Zealand and partner with Pride in Diversity in Australia.

We also believe in matching our people’s generosity. Our Datacom Foundation supports children significantly affected by the tragic Christchurch terror attacks, and our team in Malaysia volunteer to collect and deliver essential goods and gifts.

Our people. Our values. Our difference.

Believe it or not, a career in IT doesn’t mean sitting down with a computer all day. Whether it’s taking part in company-led sporting events or joining one of the dozens of sports and social groups organised by our people, you’ll never have an excuse to not join in.

Your wellbeing and health are important to us. From complimentary health insurance packages, assistance programmes to improve your physical, emotional, mental, and general psychological wellbeing, and on-site meditation rooms, we do our best to look after your body and mind equally.

We also offer financial support to help you work remotely and flexibly, and special offers and discounts for gyms, travel, and selected retailers.

Early Careers

We make a difference by turning the imaginable into reality

At Datacom we understand that choosing a career or study area can be challenging. There is a world of possibilities and not everyone’s journey will look the same. That’s why we’ve created 4 Early Careers pathways all designed to help set you up for success and kick start a meaningful career

Work Experience: Job Shadow Datacom’s experts to see first-hand what it’s like working in different areas of Tech. We also have a brand new Virtual Work Experience Simulation which is free, accessible learning that can be completed in your own time at home!

Traineeship: This brand-new programme is perfect for those that are looking for an alternative to university. You’ll have on the job learning and support while building foundation skills. As you discover your strengths, we’ll support you to choose specialization that interests you, like cybersecurity! You’ll also be invited to apply for the Career Shapers Scholarship. An opportunity for Datacom funded higher education.

Internship: For those in the process of completing a university, Degree. An internship at Datacom offers practical experience in relation to your area of study.

Graduate: Either a graduate of university or High Education. Our Graduates enroll in Datacom’s Talent Elevator. A 12 month programme of support to ensure our cohort feel connected, have the opportunity to develop their skills and build long term, successful careers at Datacom.

TalentX

Powered by Datacom to empower you.

The TalentX community is a platform to learn more about Technology and the various career pathways a career in tech could take you. You can engage with our industry experts, learn cool new things and find out about the latest career opportunities.

Once you’ve registered, you’ll be invited to our Slack channel. You can use the desktop version or download the app. Once you’ve created your profile, you’ll find lots of channels dedicated to different areas of Tech, for example, #paths-cloud, #paths-cybersecurity and many more! Don’t forget to join the #start-here channel, where you can read the community guidelines and learn more about what’s on offer.

To find out more and register, subscribe here.

Is TalentX right for me?

Of course. We have TalentXers and people from all around the world, representing different backgrounds and cultures. One thing unites us all: our passion to connect communities through technology.

If you have the desire to learn more about a career in tech, we want to hear from you. Whether you’ve just finished school or university, you’re looking for a career change, or simply want to receive extra insight from our TalentX team, TalentX is a place to grow your skills.

Trainees

Datacom’s Traineeship Programme offers an exciting new career pathway for eager individuals looking to build a career in the Technology Industry!

No formal qualification is required, and we highly encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. We’re looking for bright stars that can bring diversity of background, thought and skill.

About the Programme

This paid, full time traineeship combines practical on the job training with on-going career development and mentoring.

Your Traineeship journey will begin in an area like the Service Desk. Which offers the perfect training ground to build your foundational skills like – customer service, service management, communication, problem solving, adaptability and growth mindset.

As your expertise grows we’ll help you better understand your strengths and refine your goals. Helping to set you up for success as you navigate the next phase of the programme – specialisation!

Specialisation is where you can start to direct your skill development with your career aspirations. This might mean Cyber, Networks, Project Management, Software Development….the options are endless!

The Benefits

All Trainees will have access to a huge suite of online learning resources as well as being invited to apply for the Datacom Career Shapers Scholarship! 

The Datacom Scholarship  is an opportunity to further your study. Datacom will sponsor a TAFE/polytechnic certification in a growth area of Tech (for example Networks, Cyber, Development)

What we’re looking for

No experience is necessary, just right attitude!

Minimum Requirements
  • You must be able to work from one of our head offices across Australia.
  • Be 18 years of age or older
How to Apply

The best way to secure your application is to complete our Virtual Work Experience Platform! As soon as applications are open we will reach out to you directly! (link to Virtual Work Experience Page)

Virtual Work Experience

Introducing Datacom’s Virtual Work Experience Platform! 

High school students from around Australia can sign up for Datacom’s newly launched virtual work experience platform to develop practical skills in four key tech pathways – cloud, automation, cyber and software development.
The virtual work experience platform is free and can be completed in your own pace. You’ll also receive a certificate of completion for each Pathway completed (a great way to build out your CV!)
 
Click here to view the programme  and gain practical, transferable skills that can be applied to further study or your future career!

Contact Centre Representatives

Join Datacom Connect at one of our customer contact centre hubs.

Datacom Connect is the frontline for Australia’s federal government, providing essential services to people across Australia. The Datacom Connect team also work with significant commercial customers to deliver customer experience services at scale.

Datacom Connect operates multiple customer contact centre hubs across Australia and New Zealand. We’ve also recently accelerated a ‘work from anywhere’ service delivery solution in response to the global pandemic so our contact centre agents can work from home for some of our customers.

Join a team that makes a difference to the lives of thousands of Australians every day, while growing a career pathway in the tech sector.

Kick-start a career in the tech sector.

If you’re passionate about technology and helping solve problems, we want to hear from you.

We’re looking for:

  • Self-starters who are motivated to kick-start their careers in technology.
  • Team players who have excellent interpersonal skills (the contact centre representative role is all about talking to people).
  • People who enjoy customer service, have empathy towards people in difficult situations and are awesome problem-solvers who are willing to give anything a go.

You don’t need a degree in technology to apply. You just need passion and enthusiasm.

In return, we’ll help you develop your career in the technology sector, offer you opportunities to learn new skills, and get hands-on experience from day one.

Some roles will require Australian citizenship due to federal government clearance requirements.

Click here to learn more

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