Internet Architect Ii (internet/intranet Architect Ii)

Fairfax, Virginia
$72,190.56 - $120,316.98 Annually
Aug 13, 2022
Aug 16, 2022
IT, IT Architect
Full Time
Job Announcement

This job opportunity is being re-announced. Applicants who previously applied for this job do not need to re-apply.

Serves as a member of our primary two-person web team within the Marketing and Communications Office. Routinely functions in a subordinate role to the Internet Architect III; except when the Internet Architect III is absent due to vacancy, or leave during which time they will lead site maintenance and development. Requires technical knowledge outlined below, the capacity to balance multiple tasks simultaneously on short deadlines, the willingness to address critical issues as they arise, sometimes outside of normal work hours and the ability to work collaboratively with representatives from within the Park Authority, as well as from other government agencies. Knowledge of emerging technology, web trends and development solutions is critical.

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)

  • Provides operational, technical, and administrative support to the county Internet and intranet activities, to include website application and page development, server support, administration and configuration;
  • Installs, configures, supports, and maintains web and applications servers;
  • Researches, evaluates, tests, and recommends new server operating systems and application software;
  • Analyzes, designs, develops, and supports web-based applications for both Internet and intranet environments, including needs assessments, programming, testing/acceptance, training, security, performance, and ongoing support;
  • Develops Internet/intranet pages, sites, and applications using software applications such as Adobe, Acrobat, ASP, HTML, etc.;
  • Analyzes integration of the Internet/Web technology with existing or new enterprise applications, databases, client/server systems, and other platforms;
  • Provides assistance to departments and agencies for analysis and development of their own Web-based applications and provides training as required;
  • Analyzes, designs, develops, and supports page and site design for Internet and intranet environments following established standards in HTML and website using Internet development tools;
  • Maintains web pages and sites, including periodic updates to content and appearance as necessary;
  • Develops guidelines for page and site design and configuration;
  • Applies DIT Lifecycle development methodology;
  • Provides assistance to other departments and agencies for analysis and development of their own Web pages and public access transactions;
  • Maintains a working knowledge of Internet/intranet software applications;
  • Researches and evaluates new Internet-related technologies to determine applicability to county initiatives and projects;
  • Obtains and maintains reports access and performance statistics using site analysis tools;
  • Documents sites as they are developed;
  • Provides required training;
  • Assists other county departments/agencies in developing plans for the use of the
  • Internet/intranet;
  • Develops and maintains relationships with other organizations that have websites;
  • Provides assistance to other staff as needed;
  • May provide training, guidance, and assistance to less experienced architects;
  • Applies approved standards to Web-based content and applications.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
  • Knowledge of Internet/intranet technology;
  • Knowledge of programming language such as VB Script, HTML, Java, JavaScript;
  • Knowledge of current software such as Windows NT, Microsoft internet products, ASP, Web browsers, and graphic imaging tools;
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP and network routing protocols;
  • Ability to develop and implement new and innovative internet/intranet-related methods,
  • techniques, and procedures;
  • Ability to design Web pages;
  • Ability to install, configure and maintain Web and applications servers;
  • Ability to write comprehensible user system documentation;
  • Ability to communicate with users and translate technical matters into understandable terms;
  • Ability to assist users in solving operational problems related to Internet/intranet;
  • Ability to train and provide support to Internet/intranet users.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")

Completion of an associate degree with course work in computer science or graphic arts; plus Internet/intranet experience that is demonstrated by the completion of at least two projects using platforms and technologies listed in the preferred qualifications section of the job announcement, or two years of ongoing Internet/intranet development or support tasks. An industry recognized certification may be substituted for some of the experience that is required.

  • 3-to-5-year direct experience in the design, creation, and maintenance of a large (1000+ page) web site.
  • Experience working with a large diverse group of contributors with a variety of skill sets.
  • Proficient understanding of web development technologies and solutions using (HTML, CSS, responsive layouts, JavaScript)
  • Proficient understanding of front-end frameworks (Bootstrap, jQuery)
  • Experience with Content Management Systems (Drupal, SharePoint and WordPress preferred)
  • Experience using third party APIs
  • Understanding of and ability to apply SEO principles
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to interact well both with internal and external partners and project team
  • Flexibility, sense of humor, calm demeanor, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Ability to quickly learn new applications as needed Project Management
  • Translate functional and technical requirements into specific task assignments \
  • Prioritize multiple competing projects and manage an extremely high volume of content in a fast-paced environment.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members, and stakeholders, work collaboratively with multi-divisional teams
  • Track project milestones and deliverables.
  • Backs up IAIII position during absences.



All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, and child protective services registry check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Ability to use a computer. Ability to access, input and retrieve data from a computer is essential. Ability to sit for long periods of time. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.