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April 24, 2014

Notice Type: Presolicitation Notice

Posted Date: 23-APR-14

Office Address: National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Goddard Space Flight Center; Office of Procurement; NASA/Code 210.P, Greenbelt, MD


Classification Code: D - Information technology services, including telecommunications services

Contact: Tracie M Rustin, Contracting Officer, Phone 301-286-1340, Fax 000-000-0000, Email [Tracie M Rustin]

Description: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Goddard Space Flight Center

Office of Procurement

NASA/GSFC plans to issue a Draft Request for Proposal (DRFP) for the Goddard Information Technology Integration and Support Services (GITISS). This is an 8(a) competitive follow-on contract for the services currently being provided under contract NNG10FE01C. The GITISS contract will support the NASA/GSFC Information Technology and Communications Directorate (ITCD). The ITCD provides leadership to NASA GSFC and its stakeholders on all aspects of Information Technology (IT) management to ensure state-of-the-art computing, networking, and facilities that integrate and support a diverse, enterprise-wide IT environment. The ITCD supports GSFCs missions by implementing IT strategies, management of IT investments, and improving the efficiency and performance of GSFC IT systems and services. The ITCD shapes the application of technology at GSFC in support of the Agencys strategic plan, and development and execution of the GSFC IT Strategic Plan, which outlines the long-term strategic architecture and systems plans for GSFC. The ITCD accomplishes this through close collaboration within GSFC and with other NASA Centers, Government agencies, academia, and industry. The ITCD builds and provides expertise in the areas of IT Investment Management, IT Governance, Resources Management, Enterprise Architecture, Policy and Standards Compliance, Portfolio Management, IT Security, IT Program Management, Performance Management and Monitoring, IT Service Delivery Management and Asset Management. The requirements in the contract are as follows: - IT Administration - IT Integration and Business Infrastructure Support - Program Project Management - Systems Engineering - Information Security - Enterprise Architecture - Innovation Support - IT Governance - Service/Help Desk - Applications and Data Center - IT Business and Administrative Support for the Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement Program (SEWP) - Information Security Management - Project Management Support The Government does not intend to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12. This procurement will be a 8(a) Set Aside competition. The NAICS Code and Size Standard are 541513 and $25.5M, respectively. All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency. The anticipated release date of the Draft Request For Proposal (DRFP) is on or about June 10, 2014 and the anticipated release date of the Final Request For Proposal (RFP) is on or about August 20, 2014. This 8(a) competitive procurement will result in a Cost Plus Fixed-Fee (CPFF)/Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. The Government intends to perform the evaluation in accordance with FAR Part 15. NASA Clause 1852.215-84, Ombudsman, is applicable. The Center Ombudsman for this acquisition can be found at [ ub_library/Omb.html ] . The solicitation and any documents related to this procurement will be available over the Internet. These documents will reside on a World Wide Web (WWW) server, which may be accessed using a WWW browser application. The Internet site, or URL, for the NASA Business Opportunities home page is " gr=D&pin=" HTTP:// gr=D&pin= . Prospective offerors shall notify this office of their intent to submit an offer. It is the offeror's responsibility to monitor the Internet site for the release of the solicitation and amendments (if any). Potential offerors will be responsible for downloading their own copy of the solicitation and amendments (if any). All contractual technical questions must be submitted in writing (e-mail or fax). Telephone questions will not be accepted.


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