CommBank: Creating pathways for Women in Tech, flexibility and career opportunities

Thursday, 27 October 2022  •  Online via Zoom

Diversity, flexibility and innovation are just some of the reasons why our people come to work every day.

CommBank: Creating pathways for Women in Tech, flexibility and career opportunities

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Thursday, 27 October 2022

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm AEDT

Online via Zoom

FREE registration 

Whether you’re driven by data, a marketing whiz, or passionate about customer service, our diverse business will provide endless opportunities to grow your career. CommBank is a place where your talent and skills can take you in unexpected directions.

Our people are from all walks of life, with different goals, perspectives and lived experiences. This is a place where you can feel confident expressing who you are, where you belong and are valued because of your uniqueness.

At CommBank, flexibility is:

  • For everyone, no matter what their reason is for flexing
  • Where we work, when we work & how we work
  • Trusting our people and focusing on outcomes, not just face time
  • About serving our customers when and where they need

Learn more about CommBank and check out their available roles.

What to expect from this session

Hear from Zoe Banks as she hosts a panel of CommBank’s inspirational women across engineering, data, and cyber – Cindy Xin, Marina Sigaeva, and Melanie Timbrell.

During this session, the speakers will reveal:

  • Their passion for creating pathways for women in tech
  • Their lived experiences of making a career change in technology 
  • What it’s like to support a once-in-a-generation digital transformation at one of Australia’s largest companies
  • Career and growth opportunities at CommBank


Employee quote - Carly Wehbe Head of System Engineering

Meet the speakers

Zoey Banks

Head of Talent Attraction & Diversity

Zoey and her team engage critical talent through inclusive Recruitment,  Employer Brand marketing and Early Career strategies. Zoey’s a recruitment SME having led internal/ agency recruitment teams as well as designing global  RPO models. As our Talent Acquisition diversity ambassador (and female in leadership herself), she’s passionate about driving gender balance and creating opportunities for the underrepresented. She’s also mummy to a 9year old ray of sunshine, a 70kg Great Dane puppy and the world’s oldest cat; her aging rock star hubby sings like an angel and takes the bins out! 

Connect with Zoey on LinkedIn

Cindy Xin

Chief Engineer

Cindy is a Chief Engineer at CommBank who is passionate about improving code quality, customer experience and accelerating the development of applications. Cindy has a technical background in web/mobile automation, LnP and DevOps. Cindy spent a lot of her career working for eBay & Gumtree in both China and Australia where she was the Head of Security Automation and is now working for CommBank helping us build a best-in-class tech platform.

Connect with Cindy on LinkedIn

Marina Sigaeva

Staff Data Engineer

Marina is a fashion, ballet and travel addict who has always been curious about how the world works. After getting her masters in Physics from Lomonosov MSU Marina decided to pursue software engineering as a career. She has been working in tech for 10 years and sees software as huge part of our everyday life – from operating systems of lifts and supermarket self-check-outs to space shuttles and surgical machines. Marina is currently working as a Staff Engineer (Data & Analytics) at CommBank specialising in privacy algorithms, she believes software can improve our life and move towards better and safer tomorrow, and her passion for tech has even led her to write a Scala book for kids!

Connect with Marina on LinkedIn

Melanie Timbrell

Senior Manager Security Awareness

Melanie is a tech and innovation enthusiast who lives in the Blue Mountains raising two small children. She has a Bachelor of Business from UTS and a Masters in Journalism from Charles Sturt University and is currently undertaking post-graduate studies in Computing. Melanie worked as a financial journalist before reskilling into the Cyber Security world. She has been with CommBank for 10 years and now leads the Cyber Security Training and Awareness program, which spans an employee base of more than 40,000 people internationally focused on human cyber risk.

Connect with Melanie on LinkedIn

Meet the recruiters

Mandy Heywood

Talent Advisor
Software Engineering

Connect with Mandy on LinkedIn

Nazneen Harris

Talent Acquisition Partner

Connect with Nazneen on LinkedIn

Gina Russell

Talent Acquisition Manager
Data & Analytics

Connect with Gina on LinkedIn

Why attend

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Explore opportunities
and apply for roles

Level up your job search by directly connecting with companies and identifying open roles that could be a step closer to your career goal.

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Network with the company’s
HR and Recruitment teams

Connect and have 1:1 chats with the right people, giving you the chance to present yourself to help build trust and esteem.

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