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Prime Contractor – CIS Federal (CIS)

Web Site: www.cisfederal.com

Core Competencies: CIS offers comprehensive professional services in the areas of: Program Management, Information Technology, Acquisition and Contracting; and Logistics Management.

 

Functional Area Experience:

FA 3.5 – System Design Documentation and Technical Data Support

Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s (DTRA) DIAMONDS

CIS provides support to DTRA’s DIAMONDS system through the sound application of Information Technology and Engineering methodologies. DIAMONDS integrates legacy databases containing information concerning DoD materiel. CIS’ support includes architecture design; systems engineering; network and communications engineering, integration, and support; software engineering, development, testing, and integration; integration strategies and support; life-cycle documentation; configuration management; training support; database design, implementation, and support; worldwide operational user support; quality assurance; usability engineering; and security engineering, planning, and support. CIS is responsible for the development of all applicable documentation. CIS’ management of this program has been assessed at CMMI Level 3.

 

FA 3.6 – Software Engineering, Development, Programming, and Network Support

Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s (DTRA) DIAMONDS

CIS provides support to DTRA’s DIAMONDS system through the sound application of Information Technology and Engineering methodologies. DIAMONDS integrates legacy databases containing information concerning DoD materiel. CIS’ support includes architecture design; systems engineering; network and communications engineering, integration, and support; software engineering, development, testing, and integration; integration strategies and support; life-cycle documentation; configuration management; training support; database design, implementation, and support; worldwide operational user support; quality assurance; usability engineering; and security engineering, planning, and support. CIS is responsible for the development of all applicable documentation. CIS’ management of this program has been assessed at CMMI Level 3.

 

FA 3.10 – Configuration Management (CM) Support

Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) Global Freight Management (GFM) System Administration Support.

The CIS team architected the initial GFM configuration. While GFM operated as a stand-alone system, the configuration management (CM) activities involved maintaining the system documentation to reflect new hardware, changes in platforms, updates to operating systems or firmware, etc. Coordinating changes involved only GFM users. In the enterprise environment, CM activities include ensuring configuration changes to GFM zones comply with the enterprise architecture design without impacting other programs. Any changes are coordinated through the SDDC CCB and once approved, implementation is scheduled accordingly. All configuration changes are documented in the system documentation.

 

FA 3.12 – Information System (IS) Development, Information Assurance (IA), and Information Technology (IT) Support

Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) Global Freight Management (GFM) System Administration Support.

CIS provided system administration support to the GFM system. CIS performed administrative functions to maintain the existing hardware in support of the. During the migration to the Common Computing Environment (CCE), the CIS System Engineers (SAs) served as the focal point to ensure GFM requirements are addressed in the enterprise environment. They worked directly with the enterprise SAs to configure the zones to support all GFM environments as well as the Alternate Site. The CIS SAs were responsible for installing and configuring Unidata in all of the environments. The SAs defined the workflow that developers use and presented options to the enterprise team to support that flow in the CCE while maintaining the objectives of the enterprise. They ensure the zones are configured to comply with all security requirements and address any security scan findings.

 

FA 3.16 – Logistics Support

DTRA Biological Threat Reduction Integrating Contract (BTRIC) Support

CIS provided integrated logistics support to DTRA under the BTRIC contract. This program was a cooperative effort between the United States and former Soviet republics to set up Central Reference Laboratories and Epidemiological Monitoring Stations throughout the former Soviet states. Cherokee provided logistics support that includes integrated logistics and transportation planning as well as shipment tracking and expediting support for both forward and retrograde shipment of major end items (laboratory equipment and material), consumable material resupply, and identification, control, and proper shipment of hazardous substances.

 

FA 3.17 – Supply and Provisioning Support

DLA Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC) Logistics Services

CIS provided support services to prepare long term, formal, simplified, and micro procurements to DSCC. Support also included contract administration (post award), technical/quality, supply and logistical support. CIS developed plans of action and unique processes for the preparation of documentation required to release a solicitation. CIS prepared written, oral, and electronic requests for quotations in accordance with established guidance. During this process, team members analyzed the quantity and complexity of each Procurement Request (PR) package and determine any unique circumstances. CIS also validated that the requirements statement in the solicitation is the most current; recommended contracting methods within established decision matrices; coordinated identified solicitations with the small business office and/or identified government technician; conducted market research through materials provided; and included requested clauses and provisions using the DLA Pre Award Contracting System (DPACS) SF 18.

 

USMC Logistics Command (LOGCOM) Distribution Management Center (DMC) Support

CIS provided distribution support to the LOGCOM for the movement of major end items for ongoing theater operations. Task objectives were to enhance accomplishment of the DMC and Enterprise Distribution Department (EDD) mission by providing expert support for technical, programmatic, and administrative functions. CIS Distribution Process Advocates (DPAs) supported overseas operations at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait and Bagram Air Base, Kandahar Air Base, and Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Al Asad and Al Taqaddum, Iraq; Ali Al Saleem, Kuwait; Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar; and Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. In CONUS DPAs were located at Travis AFB, CA; Charleston AFB, SC; Charleston Naval Weapon Station, SC; and MCLB Albany, GA.

 

FA 3.18 – Training Support

Fleet Industrial Supply Center Jacksonville, National Security Personnel System Implementation Support

CIS supported the implementation of the NSPS National Security Personnel System at the Fleet Industrial Supply Center Jacksonville. CIS provided subject matter expertise and remained current on NSPS/ERP directives, regulations, and implementation requirements, and conferred with management regarding potential impact. Support included the development and recommendation of implementation plans to command management; the facilitating the development of business rules, pay pool policy, structure, and composition, and local directives; and, tracking and reporting implementation progress to command management via the development of a Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M). CIS also established and lead integrated project teams (IPT) to meet implementation plans, schedules, and mandated requirements; prepared and delivered senior level management briefs, required correspondence, and reports utilizing Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Access. As needed, CIS worked with the NSPS advisors to identify and provide data and support the training tools requirements. Supported NSPS/ERP training initiatives through train-the-trainer certification (soft skills); development and communication of training plans and/or regional training opportunities.

 

FA 3.19 – In-Service Engineering, Fleet Introduction, Installation and Checkout Support

Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Navy Enterprise Resource Planning (N-ERP) Implementation Support.

CIS provided Navy Supply Subject Matter Expertise in support of the implementation of the N-ERP program for the FISC Jacksonville. In support of this program CIS developed and recommended implementation plans, facilitated the development of business rules, policy, structure and composition. CIS tracked and reported implementation progress to command management; and prepared and delivered senior level management briefs and reports. This effort supported FLCJ in project management efforts as defined on the Navy ERP 1.1 Integrated Project Plans (IPP), to include development and modification of the work breakdown structure to align efforts of Navy ERP, NAVSUP, Global Logistics Support (GLS) ERP teams. CIS tracked progress towards key Navy ERP project milestone across all components of deployment including User Management, Training, Cutover, Functional Integration/Warehouse Management and Site Preparations. CIS also supported integration of detailed cutover plans in support of development of a master production cutover plan (PCP), a detailed technical plan with the technical and business process steps to turn off legacy systems and turn on Navy ERP.

 

FA 3.20 – Program Support

Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Office of the Second Line of Defense (SLD) Program Management Support

CIS provides program management support to the SLD is part of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration. The mission of the SLD Program is to reduce the risk of nuclear proliferation by preventing the illicit trafficking of special nuclear and other radiological materials by cooperating with partner countries to improve their detection and interdiction capabilities at strategic international border crossings, seaports, and airports. CIS assists in improving the information technology systems that are the backbone of the SLD program by reviewing and making recommendations for changes of information systems document and processes; software licensing structure; software maintenance contracts; computer security policies; backup policies and procedures; tools and processes; software/hardware integration practices; configuration management plans; etc. CIS also reviews internal SLD implementation and sustainability planning and strategy documents, training materials, operational procedures and other technical documents to help ensure the content is properly structured for presentation to SLD Leadership, SLD Country Managers, Technical Experts, other USG Agencies, and to senior level Host Country Partner officials.

 

FA 3.21 – Functional and Administrative Support

Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC’s) Personnel Security Clearance Processing Program

CIS supports Clearance Reinvestigation/Renewal Programs. Support includes performing pre-screening activities and conducting on-line credit checks; providing data entry into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC), and the Personnel Investigations Processing System (PIPS), Defense Clearance and Investigations Index (DCII), and additional checks, as required. CIS personnel process requests for unescorted access to nuclear power facilities and access to NRC sensitive information technology systems and data by NRC contractors; they process requests for unescorted access to NRC buildings and the NRC day care facility; process contractor employees under the temporary services contract; and, support the Classified Visit Program. Additional support includes processing Freedom of Information/Privacy Act requests.