Library Web Page Designer (Internet/Intranet Architect II)

Fairfax County Government - Fairfax, VA4.2

Full-time
Under direction of the technology director, assists in the development and maintenance of the library's internet and intranet sites, as well as configuration of hosted sites. Instructs and provides consulting services to library staff regarding internet and intranet practices. Provides support to agency staff and to the public in initiating new library technology initiatives and projects.

Note: The annual salary offer will not exceed the mid-point ($89,742) of the advertised salary range.

Position may be underfilled as an Internet/Intranet Architect I; the Underfill Requirements are stated below in the Employment Standards section.

Illustrative Duties
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
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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, 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.

UNDERFILL REQUIREMENTS:
This vacancy will be underfilled at the level of Internet/Intranet Architect I (Grade S24, $58,451 - $97,420). The employment standards for the Internet/Intranet Architect I are: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: 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 one project using platforms and technologies listed in the preferred qualifications section of the job announcement, or one year of ongoing Internet/intranet development or support tasks. An industry recognized certification can be substituted for some of the experience that is required. Click here to view the complete details and KSAs for the Internet/Intranet Architect I. Upon completion of an underfill agreement (which will require that the employee meet the employment standards stated above in addition to obtaining competencies defined by the hiring agency) the employee will be elevated to the level of Internet/Intranet Architect II.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Microsoft Certifications in .NET / Visual Studio / SQL / SharePoint. Extensive experience in developing internet/intranet pages, sites, applications and reports using: ASP.NET, PHP, SharePoint, Visual Basic, JavaScript, C++, CSS, MS SQL and Oracle. Advanced application development experience. Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS4, JavaScript, jQuery. Experience developing searches using Google. Experience using Drupal other CMS. Experience building modern web portals, and building social media capabilities. Strong customer service skills and experience managing multiple tasks and projects with competing deadlines. Must have a high level of interpersonal skills and the ability to successfully collaborate with team members.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This position requires sitting for long periods at computer keyboard. Stand for conducting training or doing presentations. Ability to input, access and retrieve information from a computer. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability 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.