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Security Architect

Fairfax County Public Schools - FCPS
Fairfax, Virginia
Fairfax County Public Schools offers excellent benefits and retirement packages!
Closing date
Nov 2, 2022

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Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)

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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.

Interested candidates should apply online:

Equal Opportunity Employer


Fairfax County Public Schools, located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. and one of the nation''s largest school systems, has unique opportunities for highly motivated, creative individuals who would like to help us build the future...child by child. FCPS is a growing, diverse school system.

FCPS Overview

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is the nation's 10th largest public school system, serving more than 187,000 students in the most populous jurisdiction in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Students are educated in 196 schools, centers, and programs. Special programs include foreign language partial-immersion programs, a gifted and talented program, English for speakers of other languages, the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, and Advanced Placement (AP) courses. More than 94.5 percent of FCPS graduates go on to postsecondary education, and FCPS students consistently measure among the highest-achieving students in the nation. The school system provides outstanding health and retirements systems to its more than 25,000 employees.

FCPS has an annual budget of $2.2 billion and a Capital Improvement Program budget of $650.6 million over five years, which includes renovations to existing facilities and new construction to meet the needs of a still-growing county. Currently, FCPS maintains 25.2 million square feet of school and office space, plus 16.7 million square feet of roof area. The school system maintains a strong web presence at, including an e-mail information service that provides emergency messages, school board meeting information, and press releases to subscribers. Local and regional businesses provide critical support to FCPS through individual and system-wide partnerships, helping with instruction and benefiting students as well as the community.

Interested applicants are invited to log on to to view available positions, submit a resume, and to create job search agents.FCPS has a strong benefits program. Every employee is eligible for the following:
-Short and Long-Term Disability
-Life Insurance
-Savings Plans
-Long-Term Care Insurance
-Employee Assistance Program
-Tuition Reimbursement
-Retirement Plan
-Leave Programs
See our web site for any questions you may have.

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8115 Gatehouse Road
Falls Church

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