Contract Vehicles

Overview

Comtech’s management team exemplifies strong leadership experience combined with solid corporate knowledge of the Federal Government and the Private Sectors. Comtech is continually building and maintaining a portfolio of prime and subcontracts that include GSA Schedules, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) task order contracts, and Government-wide Acquisition Contracts (GWAC) to make it easy for government customers to access services. Comtech leverages relationships with industry partners for teaming and subcontracting across other contract vehicles, which provide services to federal, state and local agencies, as well as commercial entities. We provide services ranging from local desktop applications to large-scale integrated systems, including a variety of software languages, hardware, & state-of-art telecommunication network platforms.

US FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONTRACT

GOVERNMENT WIDE CONTRACT VEHICLES

GSA Schedule 70

Comtech holds a General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 70: General Purpose Commercial Information Technology Equipment, Software, and Services (contract number GS-35F-0431K). This contract provides authorized Federal, State, and Local government entities the ability to easily access and purchase IT items and services with contract holders. Comtech is able to provide products and services under the following Special Item Numbers (SIN):

  • 132-8 Purchase of New Equipment
  • 132-12 Maintenance of Equipment, Repair Services and/or Repair/Spare Parts
  • 132-32 Term Software License
  • 132-33 Perpetual Software License 
  • 132-34 Maintenance of Software as a Service
  • 132-51 Information Technology Professional Service
  • 132-52 Electronic Commerce and Subscription Services

Under this contract vehicle, Comtech is an authorized reseller of products from Hughes Network Services, COVAD, Time Warner, and Cox Communications.

 

GSA Stars II

Comtech is part of a joint venture with Solutions By Design on a General Services Administration (GSA) 3rd generation 8(a) STARS II GWAC (Government-wide Acquisition Contract). This joint venture is called Estrela Tech, LLC and is ISO 9000:2008 and CMMI-DEV Level 3 certified.

The GSA STARS II GWAC is reserved exclusively for qualified small 8(a) IT businesses that provide superior service to federal customers through the use of Small Business GWACs. This GWAC is designed to promote small business use when purchasing IT services or IT services-based solutions and has a $10B program ceiling. Directed task orders up to $4 million each are allowed for Federal civilian and Department of Defense activities.

Estrela Tech was awarded all functional areas of Constellation I and Constellation II. Constellation I includes industry partners with competitive pricing and technical proficiency, while Constellation II includes industry partners who have competitive pricing, technical proficiency, and an additional industry credential including one or both of Capability Maturity Model Integration II+ (services or development) and/or ISO 9001: 2008.

Each of the 8(a) STARS II constellations includes four functional areas designated by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). These NAICS functional areas include:

  • 541511 — Custom Computer Programming Services
  • 541512 — Computer Systems Design Services
  • 541513 — Computer Facilities Management Services
  • 541519 — Other Computer Related Services

 

IRS TIPPS-4

Comtech is a subcontractor to IBM on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Total Information Processing Support Services (TIPSS-4) Information Technology Services (ITS) contract. TIPSS-4 is a multiple award, Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract with specific support service requirements defined at the task order level. This contract scope falls within the ITS principal task area, under which contractors support design, development, deployment, operations, and maintenance of IRS IT Systems; all aspects of systems security such as conducting risk analyses, development of recommendations and implementations, plans for new procedures and changes to existing systems, project management skills and tools for managing, tracking, reporting, transitioning large-scale systems; and for maintaining configuration management controls.  Services include the following:

Information Technology Development

  • Analysis and Design
  • Applications Development
  • Systems Engineering
  • Certification and Accreditation
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
  • Software Development
  • System Integration
  • Test and Evaluation
  • Training (Knowledge Transfer)

Operations and Maintenance

  • Software/Hardware Maintenance and/or Licensing
  • Help desk support
  • Training (Knowledge Transfer)
  • Database Administration

Cybersecurity

  • Computer Security Awareness and Training
  • Computer Security Incident Response
  • Computer Security Planning
  • Crypto Systems
  • Digital Signatures
  • Disaster Recovery, Continuity of Operations, and Contingency Planning
  • Hot-site and Cold-site Support Services including Hardware and Software
  • Independent Verification and Validation
  • Mainframe Automated Information Security Support
  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Quantitative Risk Analysis of Large Sensitive Systems
  • Security Certification and Accreditation
  • Security for Small Systems, Telecommunications, and Client Service
  • Systems Vulnerability Analysis/Assessment and Risk Assessment
  • Training (Knowledge Transfer)

Program Management Support

  • Communications and Change Management
  • Performance Work Statement (PWS) & Statement of Objective (SOO) writing
  • Earned Value Management Support
  • Case Studies
  • Business Process Re-engineering
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Data Management
  • Technology Evaluation
  • Knowledge Management Support
  • Service Oriented Architecture Support
  • Enterprise Life Cycle (ELC) Management
  • Training (Knowledge Transfer)

 

DHS Eagle

Comtech is a subcontractor to IBM on a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions (EAGLE) contract. DHS EAGLE is a multiple award enterprise-wide IT contract vehicle with a broad scope of services. Use of this contract is not exclusive to DHS; other government agencies working on homeland security-related programs are able to access and use EAGLE. EAGLE is designed to offer a broad range of services, solutions, and contract types to fulfill the majority of component and departmental IT services needs. EAGLE is comprised of the following five comprehensive functional service categories.

  • FC1 – Engineering Design, Development, Implementation and Integration
  • FC2 – Operations and Maintenance
  • FC3 – Independent Test, Evaluation, Validation and Verification
  • FC4 – Software Development
  • FC5 – Management Support Services

 

FAA EFAST

Comtech holds a Master Ordering Agreement (MOA) for the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Electronic FAA Accelerated and Simplified Tasks (eFAST) program. This contract includes a broad technical scope across the areas of comprehensive management, engineering, and technical support services and offers a wide array of labor categories with fixed ceiling rates. eFAST is the FAA’s preferred acquisition vehicle for fulfilling Agency Small Business goals and has a ceiling amount for all tasks orders of $2 billion. Comtech is qualified under the following functional areas:

  • Business Administration & Management (BAM)
  • Engineering Services (ES)
  • Computer/Information Systems Development (CSD)
  • Compute Systems Support (CSS)
  • Documentation & Training (D&T)
  • Maintenance & Repair (M&R)

 

NIH CIOSP-3

The CIO-SP3 Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) is a ten-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. Any federal civilian or DoD agency may use this contract to fulfill a broad range of mission-critical IT requirements as diverse as Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, and Health IT. The CIO-SP3 contract is managed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC).

Comtech is a member of  the ‘IntePros Health Alliance CTA’ that was awarded a Prime Contract under the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) Group on March 19, 2018, in the following Task Areas:

Task Area 1: IT Services for Biomedical Research, Health Sciences, and Healthcare
Task Area 2: Chief Information Officer (CIO) Support
Task Area 3: Imaging
Task Area 4: Outsourcing
Task Area 5: IT Operations and Maintenance
Task Area 6: Integration Services
Task Area 7: Critical Infrastructure Protection and Information Assurance
Task Area 8: Digital Government
Task Area 9: Enterprise Resource Planning
Task Area 10: Software Development

FEDERAL CIVILIAN CONTRACTS

USDA FMMI

Comtech is a subcontractor to Accenture on the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Financial Management Modernization Initiative (FMMI) contract. The purpose of this vehicle is to replace and modernize USDA’s core financial management system to provide general accounting, funds management, and financial reports.

The contract includes program management, transition and migration support, application and integrator services, and hosting services. USDA’s integrated system will improve financial-management performance, align with USDA enterprise architecture and best practices, and comply with federal system standards. The system will also streamline financial-business processes across the department.

Over time, the system will support federal e-authentication requirements and a single point of validation and access for vendor data. It will also be designed to integrate with e-payroll, e-government travel, and Grants.gov systems. This program focuses on system analysis, application system configuration, and the development of interfaces to USDA enterprise legacy systems.

 

USDA MIDAS

 

EPA – RTP ITSS

Comtech has been awarded a 4 year contract to provide information technology support services to employees at the US EPA at the RTP Campus. The scope of the contract is to provide support in the following areas :

  • Application Administration and Web Support
  • Computer System Support
  • Consolidated Email, Lotus Notes, and Domino Support
  • Online Library System Support
  • Graphics Design and Multimedia Support
  • Training Support.

PBS ITDS BPA

Comtech holds a General Services Administration (GSA) Public Buildings Service (PBS) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) for Information Technology and Development Services. This multiple-award BPA, under the GSA Federal Supply Schedule 70 – SIN 132-51, has a five-year term and a contract ceiling value of $150 million. Comtech is eligible to compete for BPA Calls to provide GSA PBS support in the following areas:

  • Application Development and Maintenance Support, including Mobile and Cloud-Based Applications
  • Web Based Design/Development, Content Development, Content Management
  • Building and Energy Systems Program Support
  • Datacenter Support
  • Application and Building Automation Systems
  • Data Management and Solutions Architecture Support
  • Telecommunications Architecture

Through this contract, we continually support PBS and provide innovative solutions to help them succeed in their technology roadmap.

GSA-IG

Comtech has been awarded a 5-year contract to provide comprehensive design, engineering, implementation, and maintenance of the specified systems.

  • Facilitate the development, deployment, operation, and expansion of critical standard, services, and infrastructure
  • Document IT guidelines and technical standards to ensure ease of implementation
  • Assist in the planning for future services and infrastructure
  • Software and systems support in analyzing, troubleshooting, testing and making recommendations related to systems environment
  • Perform configuration, systems programming, installation and other system administration functions as necessary
  • Software engineering support in the integration of existing baseline and non-baseline software into the systems environment
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve outages and other problems with web servers, data processing servers, and database servers
  • Ensure all systems are compliant to the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)
  • Assist in preparing required documentation packages for Security Authorization process
  • Support field System Administrators to maintain baseline security configurations on systems and check if all the security patches and service packs are appropriately installed on systems
  • Perform system utilization analysis and feasibility studies for system upgrade projects
  • Assist in preparing security plans, policies, guidelines, and standards for systems and system users in order to implement security directives and policies

FEDERAL DOD CONTRACTS

US Army GCSS

Comtech is a subcontractor to Northrop Grumman Corporation on the US Army Global Combat Support System (GCSS) contract. This is a cornerstone US Army logistics program that helps ensure that soldiers receive the right equipment and repair parts at the right time. Under the GCSS-Army (Field/Tactical) contract, Northrop Grumman’s Mission System sector implemented an enterprise system that provides the current status of all Army equipment and assets so that soldiers can best anticipate, allocate, and manage the flow of available resources.

  • GCSS-Army provides the Army’s Warfighter with a seamless flow of timely, accurate, accessible, actionable, and secure information not readily available today that gives combat forces a decisive edge.
  • GCSS-Army modernizes automated logistics by implementing best business practices to streamline supply operations, maintenance operations, property accountability, and logistics management and integration procedures in support of the Future Force transition path of the Army Campaign Plan.
  • This effort implements a comprehensive logistics automated solution for the field (deployable) Army and provide the commander on the battlefield with an integrated and interoperable end-to-end view of the logistics chain, equipment status, and asset visibility to support decisions that will affect the outcome of combat operations, combat power, and planning for future operations. This solution implements Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) products from the company SAP AG.
  • This effort allows the Army to retire multiple customs designed standalone business software baselines optimized to existing Army business processes and replace them with a single integrated business software baseline that has been optimized to industry defined best business practices.
  • This effort eliminates the need for extensive maintenance and modification of aging, diverse software systems resulting in improved and efficient change control and configuration management through the implementation of an enterprise system.

 

US Army GFEBS

US Army AESIP

US Navy Seaport-NXG
The objective of this PWS is to provide integrated system sustainment and infrastructure upgrade support services for the entire Navy ERP (SAP) environment and to obtain contract services to sustain and enhance Navy ERP (SAP).
US Navy POR

US Navy MEF

US Navy NAVSUP

STATE AND LOCAL CONTRACTS

Delware IT Project Staffing

Comtech has won a multi-year award for The Department of Technology and Information (DTI)  for the staffing of Information Technology Projects.

Subsequent project work may include, but not be limited to: Application Development; Client Server Operating Systems; Cloud Service Configurations; Enterprise Architecture; Geographic Information Systems; IT Infrastructure, Networking; Project Management and Security.

Delaware Network Services

The State of Delaware awarded Comtech a contract to build and maintain a state-of-the-art telecommunications network across all Delaware agencies, school districts, municipalities, volunteer fire companies, and political subdivisions. The contract scope includes:

  • Network Design and Planning: Provide IT Strategy and planning for all network services, analyze the business requirements, provide technical solutions, and provide assistance in developing Risk/Security Assessments and Statewide Disaster/COOP Plans.
  • Network Performance Analysis: Provide end-to-end analysis of network performance, diagnose and isolate LAN/WAN Network issues, and resolve interoperability and performance issues.
  • Network Application Support: Provide technical resources and equipment to diagnose problems with communications and network response-time problems, provide assistance with applications that use electronic mail services, and assist with applications focused on state-wide workflow requirements.
  • Onsite Support: Provide technicians and consultants to support systems installations and applications testing including remote/telephone support and systems hosting services.

City of Cincinnati

Comtech has won the contract for staff augmentation to deploy qualified personnel in 32 categories which include

  • Senior Program Manager/ Program Manager
  • Architect/ Functional Architect
  • Business Analyst
  • Law enforcement IT roles
  • Product /Mobile specialists, Programmers

New Castle County ITS

Comtech holds an Information Technology Services Contract with New Castle County, Delaware.

Currently, New Castle County uses a client-server environment with Oracle and SQL Server databases, Unix Servers, Dell Servers, VMWare, and EMC storage. Specific skill sets required include SQL, PL/SQL, Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, Microsoft Active Directory, VMWare, Juniper, and Kbox, but are not limited to these areas. 

New Castle County also supports a large network and uses a Helpdesk to manage desktop and user issues. Comtech provides project management and organizational structure to appropriately manage substantial contract support operations involving multiple projects and personnel at various New Castle County locations.

 

WMATA

Comtech was also awarded a Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) for IT Staff Augmentation consulting services by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). We received contracts under three task order groups (TOG):

TOG 1 – Project Management Operations

TOG 4 – Network and Communications

TOG 8 – IT Security.

 

Prince William County

Prince William County’s requirements range from small staff augmentation efforts, including research support to staff augmentation for large project implementations.

Specific tasks can be categorized into three (3) areas:

A. Maintenance Support

  • Staff augmentation support for Documentum
  • After-hours support for mission-critical installation, upgrades, or other maintenance operations

B. Development-

  • Staff for Documentum upgrades/migrations, design, development and deployment of EDMS solutions.
  • Conduct requirements for gathering application development sessions; plan and develop test cases; integrate applications developed in .NET and JAVA; and test approaches.

C. Communication-

  • Weekly & Monthly status reports
  • Notifications of new/future EDMS versions, functionality included, and impact to the current operating environment.
  • Best practices

 

State of Tennessee

Comtech provides information technology consulting and support services across its six facilities (including 2 proposed ones) for the following Technology areas:

  • Network Management, Support, and Operations (LAN/WAN network design, Subnet/VLAN, routers, switches etc.)
  • Telecommunications Systems support (VoIP systems)
  • Access and Authorization Management (Active Directory, Group Policy Rights, and
  • Permissions)
  • Information Security Management (Security Operations and Monitoring, Service Integration and Management (SIAM), Preventive Security – Internal and External Penetration Testing)
  • Server Management (Monitoring, Patch Management, Upgrades etc.)
  • Workstation Management (Upgrades and Patches, Access and Compliances etc.)
  • Helpdesk Support Services

 

Harris County Toll Road Authority

Comtech has been contracted to provide services for Harris County Toll Road Authority ( HCTRA) in the following areas

  • Information Technology Consulting
  • IT Staffing Services , Staff Augmentation (Temporary and Permanent Placement)
  • Network LAN / WAN Engineering and Implementation Services
  • MS Windows Server Engineering and Implementation Services
  • Unix / Linux Engineering and Implementation Services (Oracle / UNIX / LINUX)
  • Business Process Design Consulting Services
  • Information Security Consulting Services

 

State of North Carolina

Comtech has won a bid from the State of North Carolina, through the Office of Information Technology Services (OITS) Statewide IT Procurement Office to provide qualified IT Supplemental Staff to State Agencies. The ITSS Program seeks to better equip the State to recruit, staff, and manage IT supplemental staff at market competitive rates.

 

City of Sunnyvale (Professional and Technical Information Technology Contracting Services)

Comtech has won the contract to provide Professional and technical services under the following Service Groups:

  • Group 1: IT Strategic Planning, Planning and Process Redesign
  • Group 2: Infrastructure
  • Group 3: Information Security
  • Group 4: Software/Application/Database Development and Integration services –
  • Group 5: Customer Service/ITSM
  •  Group 6: Online Content and Collaboration/Enterprise Content Management services
  •  Group 7: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) services
  • Group 8: Business Intelligence, Data Analysis, Big Data and Enterprise Service Bus services.

COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS

BlueCross BlueShield CareFirst FEPOC

Comtech holds a prime contract to deliver IT Services to the Blue Cross Blue Shield CareFirst – Federal Employee Program Operations Center (FEPOC). We deliver services under several major development initiatives within the FEPOC aimed at improving customer service and operational efficiency.

Since these development initiatives were expected to transpire over a period of three years, with different phases of the projects occurring in each individual year, FEPOC required a contractor who is committed to providing qualified staff across a wide range of technical disciplines in a timely manner. 

In particular, Comtech is engaged on initiatives such as IPAA 5010, ICD-10, Member eService Portal, Customer Service, and Benefit Scripting, Enrollment Process Improvements, PHI Monitoring and Tracking, Web Services, and quarterly maintenance releases. Comtech continues to provide analyses and recommendations to BlueCross BlueShield that lead to increases in customer satisfaction and efficiency.

 

Merchant Link

The Merchant Link requires “best of class” personnel to perform information technology (IT)  services in various labor categories . Comtech is providing staff for UI/UX design and related transformation services, including

  • Principal UI/UX Designer
  • DBA(Oracle)
  • Data Warehousing roles

 

Sogeti

Comtech was selected by Sogeti USA as a preferred vendor servicing IT Staff Consultants. Together with Sogeti, we deliver business value services including Insights & Data, Digital Transformation, Digital Manufacturing, Applications & Cloud Technology, and Digital Assurance Testing to leading edge companies.

University Of Massachusetts

Comtech has won the contract for staff augmentation to deploy qualified personnel in 16 categories across their six distinct operating units. The expertise and experience expected are at various levels for different roles. A sample of the labor categories include:

  • Project Management
  • IT / Database / Network Administration
  • Business Intelligence
  • Application Developers/ Specialists
  • Customer support/ Helpdesk