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Recruit IT, in conjunction with their technical testing partner iclue, have launched the NZ Top Tech Head competition for 2015.

This exciting event challenges Developers throughout NZ to test their technical skills and compete for the ultimate title of ‘NZ Top Tech Head 2015’.

Recruit IT Directors John Wyatt and Ben Allen believe this is a great opportunity for Dev’s in New Zealand to stand up and be counted, win prizes as well as bragging rights of being NZ Top Tech Head in 2015!

To find NZs Top Tech talent, entrants take a quiz provided by iclue. This is a cloud based solution that tests the IT technical skill depth and ability of all entrants in 6 different categories. By scanning a QR code entrants complete a 10 minute quiz styled secure test. Using Machine Learning the difficulty of the questions are scaled (live) according to the ability of the applicant. It’s a fun and interactive way to test technical skills.

NZ’s Top Tech Head 2015 is open to all C++/C Developers, Java Developers, .Net Developers, Mobile Developers, Web Developers and Automated Testers.

Everyone who enters the competition are eligible to go into the draw to win one of five Raspberry Pi2 Starter kits, valued at $119.00 each. The first draw to win this prize is on Friday 7th August.
The overall winner of NZ Top Tech Head receives:


  • NZ’s Top Tech Head 2015 award plaque
  • NZ’s Top Tech Head 2015 award winner digital assets – for use in personal profiles and resume
  • $500 Prize Pack – your choice of either Restaurant Vouchers and Gold Pass Movie Tickets to the value of $500 OR JB Hi Fi Voucher to the value of $500.
Recruit IT have thrown down the gauntlet to ask if you have got what it takes to become NZ’s Top Tech Head? Challenge yourself and challenge your mates! This competition ends 27th September, go to Recruitit.co.nz/tech-head-2015/ for all the information on how to enter.