GovTech Reviews

Updated 11 Jan 2021

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GovTech CEO Kok Ping Soon
Kok Ping Soon
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  1. "Intense and Relentless pace, but meaningful"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager 

    I have been working at GovTech full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    National service at its core, especially with the IT digitalisation effort in tackling Covid

    Cons

    Intense and relentless pace from all levels in the organization and parent ministry

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer 

    I have been working at GovTech full-time

    Pros

    Colleagues + superiors are friendly and knowledgeable. Development speed is fast though I cannot speak for all projects. Organization is vested in the wellbeing of employees

    Cons

    Information pertaining to certain company processes are hard to find if you don't know who to ask


  3. "Leadership"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at GovTech full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pay is relatively on par in the industry

    Cons

    Certain site/agency/ministries treated Govtech IT consultant as vendor.

  4. "Great place to hone your skills but not so much for progression"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer in Singapore

    I have been working at GovTech full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Able to focus fully on tech and hone your skills. Open to trying out new stuff.

    Cons

    Depending on which team you are in, the engineering culture might have been eroded. It is getting to be more enterprise like with more management hired in to do presentations and planning than the technical work.

  5. "Rewarding place to work in."

    4.0
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Software Engineer 

    I have been working at GovTech full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good place to work. Can make a difference in Singapore. Many opportunities available to be project managers. Great welfare for staff.

    Cons

    Can be difficult to take a largely technical role as alot of work are management related.

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  6. "salary not bad"

    4.0
    Former Employee - IT Consultant in Singapore

    I worked at GovTech full-time

    Pros

    salary not bad with good bonus

    Cons

    working culture very much dedends on site

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good WL balance"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Engineer in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GovTech full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Depending on the department, but generally good WL balance.

    Cons

    A lot of project management involved will not value add if you want to go down the technical route. Again, this depends on the department so be sure to ask in the interview.

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  8. "OK but needs direction"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Robotics Engineer in Singapore
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GovTech full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Get the Job done attitude, and willing to RnD

    Cons

    Lacks overall direction and seems we are opportunists who grab anything rathern than something that fits into our vision

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  9. "-"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Cybersecurity Specialist in Singapore

    I have been working at GovTech full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and many learning opportunities

    Cons

    It may be micromanaging environment for some

  10. "Excellent Organization"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Specialist in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GovTech full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    You can think of ideas and implement it which touches life is citizens, best brains and competitive

    Cons

    Too many emails, emails, emails

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