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Job ID: 146149

Database Developer and Analyst Research Appointment

Date Posted Sep. 3, 2020
Title Database Developer and Analyst Research Appointment
University Varies
Washington DC, D.C., United States
Department Department of Homeland Security
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Nov. 2, 2020
  • Graduate Student
  • Computer/Information Sciences

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate is offering a unique opportunity that will support the Office of Innovation and Collaboration (I&C) to develop, build and maintain a database/website interface for technical analyses, program reviews, and annual reports.

What will I be doing? You will review and examine the existing databases within the I&C, assess the needs of I&C staff and customers, develop a strategic plan for I&C database management and collaborate in the execution of a development plan.

Other activities may include:

  • Develop databases to support innovative web-based applications.
  • Troubleshoot software problems and provide solutions to overcome those problems.
  • Present development progress to management, colleagues, and customers.
  • Develop plans for better leveraging those capabilities to address S&T needs.
  • Collaborate in the development of impact metrics for the capabilities.
  • Brief I&C leadership and S&T stakeholders on database requirements, desired impact and development progress

Location: Washington DC

Anticipated Start Date: Application reviews will begin on September 30, 2020 and continue until a candidate is selected for this opportunity.


  • Competitive stipend as determined by DHS
  • Health Insurance Supplement. Participants are eligible to purchase health insurance through ORISE.
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Training and Travel Allowance


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

The desired candidate will have:

  • Experience in database or information system management, development, and strategic planning for an organization
  • Completed undergraduate degree
  • Completed coursework or have experience in database design, information management, computer science or related field
  • Experience with one or more computer programming languages (C#, VBA, C++, R, Python, Java, etc.)
  • Interest in developing strategic plans for database development to meet an organization’s needs

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Holly Bizoe
    Department of Homeland Security
    Varies, D.C.


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