Internet/intranet Architect Iii

Fairfax, Virginia
$79,329.95 - $132,217.07 Annually
Jun 10, 2023
Jul 01, 2023
IT, IT Architect
Full Time
Job Announcement

Works as an experienced information technology professional within the Police Information Technology Bureau. Working in a team environment, develops and maintains the police department's internet and intranet environment as well as supporting applications. Responsibilities include webpage design, content development, site updating, development of web-based applications, and workflow management with business process automation tools. The candidate should understand the .NET 4.5 framework (ASP.NET, C#) and the Microsoft SharePoint 365 platform. Knowledge of Microsoft .Net Core a plus. The architect will perform all phases of the system’s life cycle including needs assessment, project planning, design, coding, and testing. Works with the key internal stakeholders as well as the Department of Information Technology (DIT), outside vendors and community groups. Analyzes current business practices and recommends changes as needed. Develops and delivers user training based on specific user needs and requirements. Stays abreast of technological changes, trends, and best practices.

Note: The salary offer for the position will be in the minimum to midpoint range ($79,329.95 to $105,773.41) of the advertised compensation range. Promotional rules apply for current Fairfax County Government and Fairfax County Public Schools employees.

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.)
  • Installs and sets up hardware and operating system software for web, applications, and support servers;
  • Installs, configures, and administers web servers, index servers, application servers, site management consoles, and interface technologies which allow access to enterprise data stores;
  • Monitors site performance and availability, capacity, utilization, and security;
  • Resolves system problems and assists users in solving and debugging application problems;
  • Evaluates new internet/intranet technology and implements those that are in concert with strategic IT directions;
  • Assists in the development and enforcement of standards and policies;
  • Applies approved standards to web-based content and applications;
  • Applies DIT's lifecycle development standards;
  • Provides some web technical support after regular work hours;
  • Plans and develops applications (e.g., workflow management, forms routing, and office automation) using the web, MS Exchange, and other platforms;
  • Assists other County departments/agencies in developing plans for the use of the internet/intranet;
  • Develops and maintains relationships with other organizations that have internet web sites;
  • Provides assistance to user staff as needed;
  • Provides training, guidance, and assistance to less experienced architects.

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.)
  • Considerable knowledge of internet/intranet technology, including all relevant hardware and software;
  • Considerable knowledge of programming language such as VB Script, HTML, Java, JavaScript ;
  • Considerable knowledge of current software such as Windows NT, Microsoft internet products, ASP, web browsers, and graphic imaging tools;
  • Considerable knowledge of TCP/IP and network routing protocols;
  • Ability to provide guidance and training to less experienced staff;
  • Ability to develop and implement new and innovative 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's degree with course work in computer science or graphic arts; plus internet/intranet experience that is demonstrated by the completion of at least three projects using platforms and technologies listed in the preferred qualifications section of the job announcement, or three years of ongoing internet/intranet development or support tasks. An industry recognized certification may be substituted for some of the experience that is required.

  • Experience in applications development and support in a variety of languages, platforms, and data access methods.
  • Extensive experience with relational DBMS;
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and applications;
  • Keen troubleshooting and problem-solving capabilities;
  • Knowledge and experience working with Web-based and object-oriented environments.
  • Extensive experience working in teams and serving as a team lead;
  • Extensive experience programming, documenting, and maintaining interfaces.
  • Knowledge and experience with ASP.Net, .Net Core, JavaScript, CSS, SQL Server and Visual Studio.
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Power Platform (Power BI, Power Apps, Power Virtual Agents, Teams).
Driver's license (required)

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, credit check and, driving record 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; may include exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home ( Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others ) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

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.