Technology

Filling highly technical roles demands deep market knowledge. In the digital sector, technologies are changing so rapidly that identifying professionals with the ideal portfolio of skills can be a real challenge. At Salt, we understand the talent that is required, and we pride ourselves on identifying top performers for our clients. We have years of experience in placing top Tech professionals ranging from software developers to big data engineers and cloud security architects to digital delivery managers. We partner with SaaS, enterprise technology organisations, start-ups, and large organisations leveraging technology to transform the way they work.

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Jobs: Technology

Job Industry: Technology

Fullstack/Backend developer (C# , .Net Core) roleOne of the leading IT services & Consulting organisation where contractors are also treated like part of the family with a history of long…

Auckland

Contract

We are looking for a tech savvy person to support the help desk. Our client based in East Tamaki requires a Level 2 IT Support person to start ASAP. This…

East Tamaki

Temporary

Working for one of the world's leading luxury brands, this is an incredible foot in the door. You will gain excellent knowledge within the team, working with managers who embrace…

Newmarket

Temporary

An initial 12 month contract Product Owner role. Yes, 12! Our client is focused on enhancing customer interactions through advanced digital solutions with a strong emphasis on tailoring and improving…

Auckland

Contract

Cloud based environmentHourly rate - contract role Wellington location Role: As a Cloud Architect with specialization in various cloud platforms, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and optimizing cloud-based…

Wellington Central

Contract

Senior Product Manager So, what's the role? Our client is on the lookout for a visionary Product Manager in Auckland. This senior role in the Data Release Train is your…

Auckland

Contract

The Senior Information Security Consultant is responsible for conducting a wide range of security assurance activities for the Ministry. They provide subject matter expertise across a range of areas including…

Wellington Central

Permanent

Are you ready to be a pivotal part of a dynamic team where innovation meets real impact? This is not your average corporate giant. With a culture focused on collaboration…

Auckland

Permanent

About the company: This company is a fintech up-and-comer, and they're growing fast! They're doing things differently, with a refreshing mission - to grow New Zealanders' money and financial confidence.…

Wellington Central

Permanent

NZ$100000.00 - NZ$110000.00 per annum

Senior ServiceNow Business Analyst - Contract - initial 6 months This is a contract role for a large agency that is looking to enhance its current HR functionLooking to start…

Wellington

NZ$120 - NZ$135.00 per hour

Opportunities to further your career within the Technology industry

The large amount of job opportunities and the limited number of talent creates a skill shortage for most technological sectors, which is only difficult to bridge.

Technology experts are no longer only employed by technical organisations. With the increasing importance of technology in our everyday working lives, all industries need experts in this field and usually have an own department in-house. Besides technical companies, the manufacturing, financial and public sector also offer multiple job opportunities.

Recent Changes for Technology Jobs

Since there have been some drastic changes in the technical industry over the last couple of years, it is not surprising that the employment market has also been constantly changing. One of these changes concerns the number of specialisms in technology. While a couple of years ago technical specialist areas were more or less straightforward, these days the amount of specialisms has become unaccountable. Some of the most popular areas include: games development, technology consulting, IT services, web development and telecommunications IT.

Future Prospects

The working conditions for technical professionals are expected to stay as attractive as they currently are. This means that they will continue to have great onsite facilities, work with the latest technologies and in some cases have flexible working policies. Due to the fact that constant innovation is expected within this industry, it is unlikely that technical jobs will become repetitive or boring after some time.

  • Salt’s advice for getting a job in the Technology industry

    Employers’ Requirements

    The employers’ requirements on technology specialists strongly depend on the area in which you are specialised. If your job is business-focused, the employers will want so see that you are able to apply your technical knowledge for commercial processes. If you have a very specific technical job, in e.g. software engineering or programming, it is crucial to show employers your knowledge of programming languages, of networks and your development skills. Despite the differences, there are some key competencies which are expected from all technology professionals, including organisational skills, flexibility and team working skills.

    CV Requirements

    Similar to the employers’ requirements, the CV requirements for technology jobs vary strongly between the various specialist sectors. Some core skills which every specialist working in technology should have are problem-solving abilities as well as the knowledge to develop and maintain software applications. Furthermore, professionals should try to keep themselves updated about latest technical techniques and principles and should know how to communicate technical details to non-technical clients.

    Technology Job Interview Preparation

    Unlike many marketing, sales and creative interviews, technology interviews are very straightforward. The main objective of the interviews is to find out if your technical knowledge corresponds to the requirements needed for a particular job. Depending on the role, different test formats are used. The most frequently used formats are numerical reasoning tests, questions which require to apply your technical knowledge to a real life situation and the completion of tasks, such as coding. The best way to prepare for a technical interview is to refresh your knowledge about the fundamentals in a specific technical field and to inform yourself about the company.

    Educational Requirements

    Most companies require their future employees to have a bachelor’s degree in IT, ideally in fields like computer science or information systems, combined with relevant work experience. Some employers expect their employees to also have a postgraduate degree in their specialised sector, e.g. in cyber security, mobile development or web infrastructure.

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