• Mid-Level Database Security Specialist

    Job Locations US-MD
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    Public Trust
    Work Authorization
    US Citizens, preferred
  • Overview

    VariQ is looking for a Mid-Level Database Security Specialist to support the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) project. This is a potential for part time work on additional contract to make a full time position.


    Additional Information:

    • Available: ASAP
    • Location: 100% remote with occasional travel to IRS building in New Carrolton, MD
    • Security Clearance: Highly preferred if person is already IRS MBI cleared.
    • Salary: Dependent upon experience


    • Assist in the configuration, operation and maintenance of the EVS database server and repository.
    • Configure, operate and maintain the EVS database server and repository (MS SQL 2008, 2014 hardware both servers, Windows, SQL server, Cognos and or JSonar, and other related COTS products)
    • Maintain the EVS SQL Server Configuration and Operations Guide.
    • Manage MS SQL Server database and schema. This includes:
      1. Database Privilege management (adding, deleting and maintaining user and admin roles and accounts
      2. Backup management of MS SQL database(s)
      3. Installation and support of MS SQL database management tools
      4. Coordinate with IT infrastructure admin and security staff to manage server compliance requirements
    • Provide knowledge transfer to IRS personnel responsible for the EVS Scanning Server and database repository.
    • Support development and customers with database schema and database related tasks


    • 6+ years of IT experience including Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server Database Administration
    • Excellent skills in Installation, Configuration & Maintenance of Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server databases
    • Experience in Database Administration and Support of Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server databases in Production, QA and Development environments
    • Experience in Administering Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server security by creating User Logins with appropriate roles, monitoring the user accounts, creation of groups, granting the privileges to users and groups
    • Experience in Database Update, applying Service Packs & Hot Fixes


    • BS Degree in IT related field
    • Current Oracle and/or Microsoft SQL Server database certification
    • Current active Secret of higher clearance preferably issued by the IRS or DoD
    • Minimum of 1 year of hands-on experience using vulnerability tools such as Tripwire IP360, and IBM Guardium, and interpreting the results produced by the tools



    VariQ is an equal opportunity employer.


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