GovTech Overview

  • Singapore, Singapore
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 2016
  • Government
  • National Services & Agencies
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

We use technology to improve the lives of everyday Singaporeans – tackling real-world problems of transport, housing, security, healthcare, and the environment. We are working hard every day to design and build solutions that will make a difference to the citizens and businesses ...
Mission: Engineering Digital Government. Making Lives Better.

Company Updates

4 July 2021
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From delivering digital services to developing Singapore into a Smart Nation, the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) advocates the use of innovative technology to shape the way business is done in the government, and how citizens use government digital services. We aim to create a Government that is "Digital to the Core, and Serves with Heart." We seek to build capabilities in new technologies that are important for a Smart Nation and a digital government among our 5 capability centres; Application Design, Development & Development, Cybersecurity, Data Science & Artificial Intelligence, Government Infocomm Infrastructure, Sensors & Internet of Things. GovTechies are empowered to spark collaboration and drive meaningful projects for public good. Our Agile, Bold and Collaborative values unite us from different teams to deliver business outcomes in a growth-orientated workplace. We are committed to foster an inclusive and diverse work environment to enable us to do great work. Learn more about our work culture at
Build Tech for Public Good, Make Lives Better.
20 October 2020
“Having worked in the Silicon Valley for close to 20 years, I decided to come home because I wanted to try a different direction in my career. I think the tech scene in Singapore has ramped up quite a bit, with a stronger focus on software engineering and engineers. That’s good because by cultivating a strong engineering culture, making things and owning core technologies, is what will differentiate us.” Jiayi Chong, GovTech's Distinguished Engineer and returning Singaporean. Join him and other global tech leaders, Silvanus Lee, Twitter Director & APAC Engineering Site Lead, Fiona Tay, Senior Developer at Shopify Singapore and moderator Joshua Wong, Co-founder of Hypotenuse AI, in their unfiltered discussion on the future of tech in Asia and the ups and downs on coming home. Co-organised with Singapore Global Network, save your seats for Singapore Tech Forum 2020 at ! #SGTechForum #GovTechSG
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GovTech Reviews

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Kok Ping Soon
Kok Ping Soon
214 Ratings
Former Employee, less than 1 year

"nice colleagues"

16 Mar 2023 - Backend Developer in Singapore


friendly colleagues always ready to help


nothing much to say here, had a good time

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Diversity & Inclusion at GovTech

(286 reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

As a public agency that delivers government digital services to enhance the lives of people and businesses in Singapore, we believe having a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes significantly to our ability to serve the public good. 

In March 2021, GovTech joined the SG Women In Tech Corporate Pledge and committed to three actions that contribute to creating a conducive environment with support system to attract, retain and develop more women in tech. To date, we have: 

  • Established our first employee resource group, Women in (Gov)Tech, to lead and chart future initiatives to support the development and retention of female employees. The group is supported

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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Does there seem to be diversity at GovTech?

...Most designers and upper level management are chinese, would love to see more diversity....Read More

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GovTech Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online66%
Employee Referral13%
Campus Recruiting9%

  1. Technology Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Singapore
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview


    Total of 4 interviews, made it to the third round before getting rejected. First one was an online coding assessment, second was a take-home assessment that requires a bit of time. Third was the interview with HR and a tech lead of the applied team. Final round was supposed to be with senior leadership at GovTech.

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GovTech Awards & Accolades

  • Universum's Most Attractive Employers Ranking (10th in IT students)Universum2019

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GovTech FAQ

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Does GovTech offer massages?

...Many perks and benefits, such as medical subsidies and free vaccination and time off...

29 January 2023

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People Also Ask about GovTech

Employees rate GovTech 4 out of 5 stars based on 783 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at GovTech, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at GovTech and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 84% of employees would recommend working at GovTech to a friend. This is based on 492 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

58% of job seekers rate their interview experience at GovTech as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.8 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at GovTech.

72% of employees think that GovTech has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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