Job Description :
Title : Database Security Analyst

Duration: 1 year

Location: Bethesda, MD

NOTE: database security analyst, with Imperva experience


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences or related field or equivalent experience/certification

4+ years of information technology experience, with 2+ years of experience in database security

Experience implementing, managing or governing database security technologies

Have in-depth knowledge of software and security architectures, experience installing, configuring, monitoring and responding to events of network security systems such as firewalls and intrusion prevention systems. Should have a basic understanding of Databases and Database attacks, audit database and monitor database security events.

Have experience in, and knowledge of management, security policies, vulnerability assessment, profiling, compliance, reporting for database environments.

Knowledge and experience in Relational and Non-Relational Database Administration as well as database languages such as SQL

Knowledge of data encryption standards as well as key management


Candidates having experience managing Imperva Data Activity Monitoring (DAM) solution are preferred. On-the-job training will be provided for Imperva Data Activity Monitoring (DAM) solution.

Current information security certification, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) are preferred, but not required.

Familiarity with the security body of knowledge

Excellent communication skills and problem solving ability

Demonstrated ability to work independently and with others

Ability to manage the details and compliance with standards and expectations

Technical infrastructure operations, administration, or engineering background


Database Security Engineering and Governance

Knowledge of industry (PCI-DSS) regulations to coordinate and analyze compliance with regulations, and completes database security related assurance projects

Works with systems or applications teams to understand compliance requirements

Provides advice on tuning the solutions or providing additional solutions for the database security space

Analyzes emerging technology trends with security vendors and subject matter experts

Reviews ongoing and proposed projects to identify opportunities for process improvement

Monitors and maintains the hardware, and software to support the database activity monitoring solutions and other database security services

Insuring the overall health of the system is kept up to date including but not limited to patching, updating and configuring and maintaining the system

Security scans including database vulnerability tests, data classification, user rights and other scans and reports to support the management of the database security across the enterprise

Provides information to management and / or the CIRT regarding confidential investigations and forensic evidence gathering via the database security solution



Communication - Conveys information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner through a variety of methods.

Leading Through Vision and Values - Keeps the organization's vision and values at the forefront of employee decision making and action.

Managing Change - Initiates and/or manages the change process and energizes it on an ongoing basis, taking steps to remove barriers or accelerate its pace; serves as role model for how to handle change by maintaining composure and performance level under pressure or when experiencing challenges.

Problem Solving and Decision Making - Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; obtains and compares information from different sources to draw conclusions, develops and evaluates alternatives and solutions, solves problems, and chooses a course of action.

Professional Demeanor - Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values.

Strategy Development - Develops business plans by exploring and systematically evaluating opportunities with the greatest potential for producing positive results; ensures successful preparation and execution of business plans through effective planning, organizing, and on-going evaluation processes.

Managing Execution

Building a Successful Team - Uses an effective interpersonal style to build a cohesive team; inspires and sustains team cohesion and engagement by focusing the team on its mission and importance to the organization.

Strategy Execution – Ensures successful execution across of business plans designed to maximize customer satisfaction, profitability, and market share through effective planning, organizing, and on-going evaluation processes.

Driving for Results - Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required.

Building Relationships

Customer Relationships - Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer/stakeholder needs and actions consistent with the company’s service standards.

Global Mindset - Supports employees and business partners with diverse styles, abilities, motivations, and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation, engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential.

Strategic Partnerships - Develops collaborative relationships with fellow employees and business partners by making them feel valued, appreciated, and included; explores partnership opportunities with other people in and outside the organization; influences and leverages corporate and continental shared services and/or discipline leaders (e.g., HR, Sales & Marketing, Finance, Revenue Management) to achieve objectives; maintains effective external relations with government, business and industry in respective countries; performs effectively as a liaison between locations, disciplines, and corporate to ensure needed resources are received and corporate strategies are understood and executed.

Generating Talent and Organizational Capability

Developing Others - Supports the development of other’s skills and capabilities so that they can fulfill current or future job/role responsibilities more effectively.

Organizational Capability - Evaluates and adapts the structure of assignments and work processes to best fit the needs and/or support the goals of an organizational unit.

Learning and Applying Professional Expertise

Continuous Learning - Actively identifies new areas for learning; regularly creates and takes advantage of learning opportunities; uses newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learns through their application.

Technical Acumen - Understanding and utilizing professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct and manage everyday business operations and generate innovative solutions to approach function-specific work challenges

· Technical Intelligence: Knowledge and ability to define and apply appropriate technology to enhance business process

· Development Methodologies: Knowledge of general stages of SDLC framework and the application tiers within the development space.

· Information Security: Knowledge of the security considerations relevant within the development space, including industry best practices related to information security

Business Acumen - Understands and utilizes business information to manage everyday operations and generate innovative solutions to approach business and administrative challenges.

Basic Competencies - Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities.

· Basic Computer Skills - Using basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.

· Mathematical Reasoning - The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.

· Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

· Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

· Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.