TechnologyOne opens doors for outstanding student

A former winner of the TechnologyOne BYTE Awards has been recognised for her exceptional software development talents by receiving a part-time position at TechnologyOne.

Kaitlyn Wright, a second year Bachelor of IT student at the University of Queensland, joined TechnologyOne’s Queensland Sales and Consulting team late 2005 after impressing BYTE Award judges with her application of advanced database skills to assist a local sporting association with registration of players, merchandising and invoicing.

Kaitlyn, who graduated from Ayr State High School in 2004, is excited about her future career prospects at TechnologyOne and the opportunity to hone her IT skills at one of Australia’s fastest growing listed IT organisations. 

“To receive this opportunity to start my career at TechnologyOne is a dream come true,” Ms Wright said. 

“I’m currently working with the Queensland sales and consulting teams to assist them with their day-to-day jobs, but have just found out I am also about to begin training as a junior consultant, which is fantastic. 

“The Queensland team and the rest of the organisation have been incredibly welcoming, and it’s a great opportunity to help the company achieve success.

“I can’t believe that I’m already being given training opportunities as a junior consultant; it really is an amazing start to my career,” Ms Wright said.

TechnologyOne Chairman Adrian Di Marco said Kaitlyn’s winning BYTE Award showcased her creative focus and entrepreneurial spirit. 

"Kaitlyn stood out as an outstanding individual who displayed the high calibre attributes that we look for in potential employees – creativity, strong work ethic and a positive attitude,” Mr Di Marco said.

“She has quickly proven to be a highly skilled, personable individual who is already excelling in her day-to-day activities,” Mr Di Marco said. 

TechnologyOne is a long-term supporter of the Australian IT industry, providing great career prospects to more than 350 employees. The company is passionate about recruiting determined, highly motivated and enterprising people to fuel its continued expansion into high growth international markets including Asia and the UK. 

TechnologyOne currently employs over 150 staff in its Brisbane-based R&D centre, giving them the opportunity to develop world class software solutions that improve the way thousands of users manage their job.   

“We are passionate about providing personal growth paths and nurturing the high calibre skills of employees like Kaitlyn because they are fundamental to the long-term success of TechnologyOne,” Mr Di Marco said. 

“TechnologyOne is recognised as an employer of choice because our people constantly want to learn from the highest calibre talent in Australia. 

“We work closely with our people to develop their long-term career paths and provide stimulating challenges which they may not receive in larger, silo-based organisations” Mr Di Marco said.  

The TechnologyOne Building Youth Technology Excellence (BYTE) Awards, an Education Queensland initiative, showcase emerging technology projects developed by talented Queensland state school students."