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EPA's Innovation Fellowship Program

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EPA seeks information technology and digital services expertise to solve current Agency information technology challenges on a two-year temporary appointment (with possible extensions of up to four years.)  Positions focus on the modernization of EPA systems, applications and data, through agile development, user-centered design, modular practices and open innovation. Duty locations are based on the position(s) available and the overall requirements of the program.

Fellowship candidates are required to have hands-on skills and the leadership ability to work with a diverse group of EPA stakeholders. Experience developing the following skills is desirable:

  • Digital services
  • Software development
  • DevOps and site reliability engineering
  • Engineering management
  • Product management
  • Product design
  • User experience and user interaction design
  • Content design
  • Contracting and technology acquisition expertise

Current Opportunities

  • EPA is looking for two Innovation Fellows to provide leadership and project management support for EPA’s information security programs.  Note that this announcement closes March 25, 2019, and that applicants must be United States citizens. 
  • EPA is looking for one Innovation Fellow to provide leadership and expert software engineering support to assist in the evaluation of chemicals for potential endocrine activity. Note that this announcement closes March 25, 2019, and that applicants must be United States citizens.  

Learn more about, and apply for, the 2018-19 openings in EPA’s Innovation Fellowship Program 

For more general information about the program, email Innovation Fellows ( Do not submit applications to this email address.