As it turns out, the same cutting-edge technologies so exciting to consumers are also of considerable interest to the feds. The internet, cell phones, and global positioning systems were all government-funded projects before they exploded into the mainstream.
When looking for a tech job, you will encounter things in the interview process that are much different than most other jobs. It’s almost a 100% guarantee that you will have at least three interviews, maybe more.
The Institute for Defense Analyses has been providing rigorous research to the U.S. defense and intelligence communities for six decades. In that time, they’ve learned what makes their employees so successful.
If you’re guilty of job hopping, you should worry about how recruiters will view your frequent moves. If your career changes seem to be more due to boredom than career progression, a company may not be willing to be your next flavor of the day.
Startups in the West may have once been the only option for forward-thinking tech talent, but not anymore. Meet three people who chose to put their talent to work in service to their government, over Silicon Valley.