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2022 Optus Graduate Program | Satellite, Space Systems & Networks

Say ‘Yes’! Let our 2022 Optus Graduate Program take you on a career journey!

Optus’ vision is to be Australia's most loved everyday brand with lasting customer relationships. By creating unique customer connections, being digital everywhere and delivered by our amazing people.

That's why, we’re investing in our Amazing People, and on the hunt for likeminded individuals to join the team on our journey to embrace innovation.

About Satellite, Space Systems & Networks

Optus Satellite and Space Systems is Australia’s only geostationary satellite owner and operator, with five satellites currently in orbit providing satellite services across Australia and New Zealand and to McMurdo Sound in the Antarctic. The team have more than 35 years of experience in satellite provision and has successfully launched ten satellites, operated thirteen spacecraft and provided more than 100 industry launch supports. We're expanding our Optus satellite fleet, with Optus 11 set to launch in 2023. This satellite will be more powerful and capable than ever before, providing coverage from Antarctica to the Cocos Islands.

Networks keep Optus at the forefront of Information and Communications Technology excellence with innovation and exciting opportunities. They continue to design innovative ideas to connect Australians with advanced technology platforms capable of delivering cutting-edge communications, information and entertainment services. Their Networks and Engineering teams include, Telco Engineering, Network Engineering, Network Governance and Network Efficiency, just to name a few.

We’re looking for recent graduates who ideally have studied within the following disciplines/fields: Networks, Electrical, Mechanical, Robotic Engineering and/or any Science related degree. 

About the 2022 Graduate Program

Our Optus Graduate Program focuses on career growth, and the best part of this program is having the support of everyone around you. You don’t have to know everything; we’re all one big family looking at how we can create solutions together. From developing your experience across the business and being exposed to a diverse range of people, environments, and situations; we also provide supportive peer-to-peer learning/coaching, mentoring, training, and networking support from leaders across Optus. The opportunities are endless!

As part of our 2022 Optus Graduate Program, you will be participating in:

  • A two-year program consisting of three, eight-month rotations within your specific Business Unit.
  • Opportunities to challenge yourself and ensure you contribute in making an impact to the business from day one!
  • Fun and rewarding experiences that will accelerate your personal and professional development; building a platform to encourage fulfilling your interests and goals.
  • On-the-job training and working at our Optus Campus Sydney in Macquarie Park.
  • Supportive transition into a role which best suits your capabilities/interests at the end of your time in the Graduate Program.

Graduate Program Criteria

We believe the key to success is to support and empower diversity; therefore, we’re keen to hear from people from diverse backgrounds. We take career and professional development seriously and provide ongoing development opportunities to allow you to reach your full potential.

To be eligible for our 2022 Optus Graduate Program:

  • You must be an Australian/New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • You must be a recent University Graduate within the last three years (2019, 2020 2021).
  • Maintain minimum credit average.
  • Graduates with a keen interest in exploring a career within the Wholesale & Strategy team.
  • Customer-focused individuals who rise to the challenge and embody a ‘Yes’ attitude.
  • You will need to be a team-player and have a willingness to succeed and learn.

Application Process

Our recruitment process is simple and provides you the opportunity to showcase your best self, whilst also having a bit of fun and getting to know us along the way.

Our application process:

  • Online Application Form – Applications close Sunday 15th August 2021
  • Video Interview (HireVue) & Psychrometric Assessments
  • Assessment Centre – Let’s have some fun! (Sep/Oct)
  • Background Checks
  • Offer & Commencement – Offers will be made in November, with a start date of early April 2022 

If you’re inspired to join a dynamic and fun organisation, come join the Optus family!

Are you ready to say 'YES'? Apply now.

Please note; as part of the recruitment process, shortlisted applicants will receive a link from HireVue to complete a short digital video interview. We want to hear all about your ‘YES’ attitude and moments; so have fun and showcase your full self!

We believe in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers.​ 

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Computer Science, Cyber Security, Data Science

  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

  • Locations:





    Apr 2022 (approx)

  • Program Duration

    2 Years

  • Remote Friendly


  • Closing Date:15th Aug 2021, 1:59 pm


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