VariQ's Culture of Innovation and Transformation

We believe in creating an empowering culture that fosters success, innovation, and transformation. As we strive for excellence in our service delivery and the creative solutions we design and deploy, we never fail to deepen our competencies and evolve with new trends. We engineer future-focused solutions that enable the organizations we serve to succeed in their missions.

Who We Are

Founded in 2003, VariQ is a premier provider of Cybersecurity, Software Development and Cloud services to federal, state, and local government. Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, VariQ is a multiple award-winning company that emphasizes innovation, quality, and professional excellence in the development of advanced technology systems. See VariQ’s Awards

VariQ’s evolution from a single-employee start-up in 2003 to a dynamic mid-tier company has merited its repeated ranking among the fastest-growing privately-held firms in the U.S. Founded by entrepreneur Ben Edson, VariQ is a family business with a culture that celebrates diversity, family, and team effort—promoting excellence in the workplace. Meet VariQ's Leadership Team

VariQ’s mission is to empower our employees to solve complex problems in cybersecurity, software development, and information technology, enabling our customers to succeed in their missions.

What We Do


The VariQ Vision is to be a world-class consulting services organization trusted by clients and partners for thought leadership, technical ability, operational excellence, and engaged employees.

Who We Serve

  • Agility: Flexibility to change, rapid responsiveness
  • Collaboration: Respectful engagement, professional communication
  • Competence: Experience, leadership, aptitude
  • Quality: Excellence, professionalism, customer care
  • Diversity: Inclusive, welcoming, receptive to new ideas
  • Service driven: High expectations, quality results
  • Empowering workplace: Creative, supportive, dynamic

Our Culture


Technology Partnerships


AWS partner network standard consulting partner

AWS partners with VariQ to build, migrate and manage client workloads and applications on AWS.

HP Enterprise Services

VariQ integrates and manages HP Enterprise security technologies, including ArcSight and Fortify.

Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider

As a Microsoft CSP partner, VariQ directly provisions, manages and supports customers' Cloud subscriptions.

Microsoft Gold Partner

VariQ’s areas of Microsoft expertise include Azure, Exchange, Skype, SharePoint, and Active Directory.


VariQ delivers cyber-operations, enterprise and continuous monitoring, data analytics and visualization.


VariQ's expertise features data loss prevention, endpoint protection and cyberthreat solutions.


VariQ delivers Net Backup and clustering services for enterprise continuity and resiliency.