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. Our consultants are specialists in niche vertical markets, meaning that we can truly understand the requirements of a role and ensure that every candidate we introduce to you is a perfect match.

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Job Industry: Technology

Automation is the core focus of this role. APPLY if you love to automate your environment! This is a newly created role within a global financial institution as my client…

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Which one are you focusing on more? Monitoring OR Observability? My client is a global financial brand with a growth plan within their engineering team. We are looking for a…

Singapore

Permanent

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Are you a frontend developer who wants to make the world a healthier place? We are partnering with one of the fastest growing brands within the health domain. They are…

Singapore

Permanent

Negotiable

SALT talent is hiring Workday Analyst for a global tech firm on an extendable contract assignment (6 months to start with). The successful candidate will be a focused and flexible…

Singapore

Contract

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Salt Talent Search is looking to hire a Law Enforcement Emergency Response Team Associate for one of the Social Media client on a 12-month and renewable contract role. What's this…

Singapore

Contract

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SALT is hiring System Engineer for our Global digital Infrastructure company on 12-month extendable contract assignment. The engineer will be responsible for working on moderate software system engineering issues. Job…

Singapore

Contract

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Are you a Developer looking for a career enhancement? I'm currently working on a Software Developer position for one of the global technology giants on a yearly renewable/convertable contract role.…

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Contract

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We are hiring Risk Investigation Associate for one of our Social Media clients on a yearly renewable contract role. The incumbent will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day abnormal transaction…

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Contract

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Salt is looking to hire a Data Analyst to partner with global internal stakeholders and data engineering teams to build and maintain optimal data warehouse solutions and data marts; design…

Singapore

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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 their own in-house departments. Besides technical companies, the manufacturing, financial and public sector also offer multiple job opportunities.

Recent Changes

Since there have been some drastic changes in the Technology 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

    If your job is business-focused, the employers will want to see that you are able to apply your technical knowledge for commercial processes. If you have a very specific technical job, 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 teamwork.

  • CV Requirements

    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 the latest technical techniques and principles, and should know how to communicate technical details to non-technical clients.

  • Interview Preparation

    Technology interviews are very straightforward. The main objective of the interview 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, usually numerical reasoning tests, which requires you 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 cybersecurity, mobile development or web infrastructure.

Top Tip

"There are many people that are technically skilled, but only a handful are good at communicating technical concepts to their customers and partners effectively. Master this and you will progress fast."

— Eva Phang, Senior Consultant

Speak with Eva Phang about Technology

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