Security Architect

Fairfax, Virginia
Fairfax County Public Schools offers excellent benefits and retirement packages!
Sep 28, 2022
Nov 02, 2022
IT, IT Architect
Full Time

Security Architect

Office of Cybersecurity

Fairfax County Public Schools


Designs and oversees implementation of enterprise information security architectures and solutions; conducts deep-dive architectural assessments of various applications, systems, services, and processes to propose future state for the enterprise; supports the Division's security architecture program portfolio including but not limited to reference architecture, predictive analytics, architectural assessments, data mapping/visualization, gap analysis, system security plans, business continuity, corrective action plans (CAPs), root cause analysis (RCAs), and modeling of systems and technology; monitors emerging products, technologies, and best practices that will improve security for the Division.



  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field.
    • Six (6) years of progressively more responsible experience in solution architecture, systems analysis, design, or development, two (2) years of which shall have required independent judgment. Advanced degree(s) beyond the minimum degree requirement in a relevant field may be considered for some experience.
  • Knowledge of theories, procedures, practices, materials, methods related to security architecture.
  • Knowledge in the use of modeling and road mapping tools such as ABACUS.
  • Knowledge of DOFAF and TOGAF.
  • Knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal laws, regulations, and policies as related to information security.
  • Skill in creating architectural drawings and design documents.
  • Skill in threat modeling. Ability to create formal and/or public documents.
  • .Ability to present findings and speak in front of medium-sized audiences.
  • Ability to handle sensitive user data and information.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and excellent presentation skills.

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