Internet Architect Ii (internet/intranet Architect Ii)

Fairfax, Virginia
$68,720.08 - $114,533.12 Annually
May 29, 2021
Jun 12, 2021
IT, IT Architect
Full Time
Job Announcement

Join the Park Authority and our nationally recognized team of professionals! The Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) is seeking an Internet Architect II. With more than 25,000 acres of parkland, nine RECenters, eight golf courses, three lakefront parks, and more, FCPA is an exciting organization to be a part of and there are many opportunities for staff to make a difference at every level.

Serves as a member of our primary two-person web team within the Public Information Office. Routinely functions in a subordinate role to the IAIII; except when the IAIII is absent due to vacancy, or leave during which time they will lead site maintenance and development. This position 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;
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • Maintains a working knowledge of Internet/intranet software applications;
  • Provides required training;
  • 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;
  • Ability to develop and implement new and innovative internet/intranet-related methods, techniques, and procedures;
  • Ability to design Web pages;
  • 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.


3-5 years direct experience in the design, creation and maintenance of a large (1,000+ page) website. Experience working with a large diverse group of contributors with a wide range of skillsets. Proficient understanding of web development technologies and solutions using HTML, CSS, responsive layouts, JavaScript. Experience with content management systems - Drupal, SharePoint, and WordPress preferred. Experience using third party APIs. Understanding of and ability to apply SEO principles. Ability to translate functional and technical requirements into specific task assignments. Ability to prioritize multiple competing projects and manage an extremely high volume of content in a fast-paced environment. Ability to manage project expectations with team members and stakeholders and work collaboratively with multi-divisional teams. Strong communication and presentation skills. Ability to quickly learn new applications as needed.



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; 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 status as a veteran 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.

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