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Build a more awesome government for the people, by the people. Today.

If you are in the tech sector and want to change the world, consider the U.S. Government.

You came to tech to change the world. So did we. Join us!

U.S. Digital Service

Tour of Duty: 3 months – 4 years.

The U.S. Digital Service is a group of geeks working across the Federal Government that uses design and technology to deliver better services to the American people. USDS was created in 2014 to transform critical, public-facing digital services by applying modern technology best practices. To accomplish our mission, we hire top technologists into government for short-term tours of duty.

USDS is seeking software engineers, technical product managers, and designers for tours of duty of 3 months to 4 years.

For more information about a tour of duty, .

Examples of Service Delivery:

Veteran facing services Immigration modernization Healthcare
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We typically hire:

  • Designers
  • Software Engineers
  • Technical Product Managers
  • Tech Leaders and Executives


Tour of Duty: 12 months – 4 years.

18F develops partnerships with agencies to help them build or buy digital services that instill pride and trust in government services, that reliably meet user needs, that implement strong security practices, and that are delivered on time and in a cost effective manner. Through our work together, we also aim to generate improvements in agency practices that outlast our formal partnerships.

18F is a remote-first team with offices in D.C., New York, Chicago, and San Francisco, and has teammates working all over the country. Staff serve between 1 and 4 years. For more information about a tour of duty with 18F, email .

Examples of Shared Services:

Federal Election Commission DATA Act California Child Welfare Project
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We typically hire:

  • Designers
  • Software Engineers
  • Technical Product Managers
  • Acquisition Specialists
  • Tech Leaders and Executives

Presidential Innovation Fellows (PIF)

Tour of Duty: 12 months – 18 months.

The Presidential Innovation Fellows (PIF) program is looking for mid- to senior-career individuals with a proven track record of success in areas such as entrepreneurship, strategic design, technology, innovation and modern product management.

Fellows team up with agency changemakers to tackle the nation’s biggest and most pressing challenges, such as improving access to education, fueling job creation and the economy, and expanding the public’s ability to access their personal health data.

Fellows serve 12-month tours of duty in Washington, D.C. Classes typically start in late summer or early fall. For more information about a tour of duty with PIF, email .

Examples of Projects:

Cancer Clinical Trials FBI Threat Prevention
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We typically hire:

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Strategic Designers
  • Strategic Designers
  • Innovation Leaders & Executives