ITSP-II Information Technology Service Program

LSA, Inc. provides a broad range of qualifications and skills for the performance of cost services, systems engineering, and acquisition program management for major DoD Command and Control systems. LSA is prepared to provide in-depth support for the development, engineering, acquisition, cost analysis, pricing, contract management, production, testing, and fielding of systems which are affordable and suitable for combat operations and combat support. LSA provides this support to the USAF Electronics Systems Center (ESC) as a stand-alone ITSP BPA Holder, but we are ready to join with other companies to form an even greater scope of qualifications for any ESC Command and Control requirement.

Specialized Cost Services

LSA is exceptionally well qualified to provide Specialized Cost Services to the U.S. Air Force Electronic Systems Center. For almost two decades, LSA has provided competent, affordable support for the DoD Requirements, PPBS, and Acquisition systems. We understand the technical, programmatic, and cost contributors to command and control systems. We are accustomed to working in Air Force and DoD Command and Control environments.

General Support

LSA's superb professionals are ready to support and help improve the operational business processes in Air Force Command and Control systems. LSA is ideally suited as a small-business source of highly qualified managers, engineers, and analysts for DoD combat systems. Our Federal Supply Schedule for Information Technology includes superbly qualified subject mater experts, system engineers, technical specialists, and analysts at every level of experience and education.

ITSP Contracting

LSA is ready to discuss the use of our GSA IT Federal Supply Schedule (contract GS-35F-0064J) to satisfy the most rigorous and immediate requirement. Information about our GSA IT FSS can be found at http://www.lsainc.com/contracts/gsa_it_schedule.htm.

The people to contact for more information about our ITSP contracting capabilities and availability follow:

ITSP II CONTRACT INFORMATION for LSA, Inc.

Point of Contact:

John Graham, (703) 516-4337

Mailing/Billing Address:

1901 N. Fort Myer Drive, Suite 400, Arlington, VA 22209

Cognizant ACO Office:

Mary Jackson, General Services Administration, 1941 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202, (703) 305-5012

Cognizant DCMA Office:

Defense Logistics Agency, 10500 Battleview Parkway, Suite 200, Manassas, VA 20110-2342

Cognizant DFAS Office:

DFAS – Columbus Center, South Entitlement Operations, P.O. Box 182264, Columbus, OH 43218-2264

Business Size/Socio-Economic:

Small Business Woman Owned American Indian Owned

CAGE Code:

6V663

DUNS:

04-836-2396

TIN:

54-1197767

LSA IT Web Site:

www.lsainc.com/ lsa_vehicles/ gsa_it_schedule.htm

LSA ITSP II Team:

LSA, Inc.

GSA Contract Number:

GS-35F-0064J (October 30, 1998 Through October 29, 2008)

Maximum Order:

$500,000.00 (SIN 132-51)

Minimum Order:

$100.00

Delivery:

30 days

FOB:

Dest - CONUS

LABOR CATEGORIES

FOR ITSP II GENERAL SERVICES

Labor Categories GSA Hourly Rate

(For labor category descriptions, click here)

SCS Labor Categories Hourly Rate
Subject Matter Expert I $178.33
Subject Matter Expert II $160.19
Subject Matter Expert III $153.14
Systems/Software Engineer I $142.06
Systems/Software Engineer II $126.95
Systems/Software Engineer III $113.85
Program Manager $103.77
Systems Analyst/Engineer I $95.71
Systems Analyst/Engineer II $87.65
Systems Analyst/Engineer III $78.59
Junior Systems Analyst/Junior Engineer I $71.53
Junior Systems Analyst/Junior Engineer II $64.48
Junior Systems Analyst/Junior Engineer III $57.43
Program/Database Analyst I $52.39
Program/Database Analyst II $43.32
Program/Database Analyst III $37.28
Senior Administrative Assistant $32.24
Administrative Assistant $27.20
Data Clerk $22.17

LABOR CATEGORIES FOR ITSP II SPECIALIZED COST SERVICES

SCS Labor Categories Hourly Rate
BPA Manager $103.77- $178.33
Statistician $103.77 - $160.19
Senior Cost Estimator Level I $87.65 - $178.33
Senior Cost Estimator Level II $78.59 - $153.14
Cost Estimator $57.43 - $113.85
Senior Cost Research Analyst Level I $87.65 - $178.33
Senior Cost Research Analyst Level II $78.59 - $153.14
Cost Research Analyst $57.43 - $113.85
Junior Cost Estimator/Research Analyst $32.24 - $64.48
Senior Technical Programmer $87.65 - $142.06
Programmer $52.39 - $95.71
Logistics Cost Analyst $71.53 - $142.06
Senior Technical Analyst (Electronics Hardware) $71.53 - $142.06
Senior Technical Analyst (Software) $71.53 - $142.06
Administrative Support/Data Technician I $37.28 - $64.48
Administrative Support/Data Technician II $22.17- $43.32

LABOR CATEGORY DESCRIPTIONS

FOR ITSP II SPECIALIZED COST SERVICES

BPA MANAGER

Duties:

Effective and timely customer communications and coordination of analysts’ project activities. Includes front-end team organization, assistance in providing methodology and general project approaches/concepts, schedule and cost management of the project, technical reviews of in-process and completed products. Requires excellent technical review capabilities and the ability to manage and allocate/prioritize resources for simultaneous activities or projects.

Experience:

Ten (10) years of weapons system acquisition experience. At least seven of these ten years must have been weapons system acquisition cost analysis experience (excluding Earned Value Management experience and cost performance report analysis experience), demonstrating progressively more responsible assignments. At least four of the seven years of weapons system acquisition cost analysis experience must be on C2 or Business MIS systems and at least three of the seven years of weapon system acquisition cost analysis experience must have been as a manager.

Education:

BS/BA with 24 semester hours in quantitative analysis courses.

SENIOR COST ESTIMATOR LEVEL I

Duties:

Plans, organizes, directs, and conducts weapons systems cost-estimating/training tasks in problem areas of extensive scope and complexity. The problems are difficult to define, and may require novel approaches and the use of sophisticated techniques. Has extensive technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments, including the direction of other personnel. Keeps abreast of new weapons-system cost estimating methodologies, databases, and tools. Makes technical cost estimating decisions, which are considered authoritative and which demonstrate mature cost estimating judgment in anticipating and solving complex cost analysis problems. Work requires the technical capability to assess the cost and schedule implications of existing and projected technological advances, as well as being able to evaluate the impact of new and innovative acquisition strategies. Work is reviewed by the BPA Manager or Task Leader to ensure it satisfies customer needs and complies with the BPA holder’s overall estimating standards.

Experience:

Seven (7) years of weapons system acquisition cost analysis experience (excluding Earned Value Management (EVM) experience and cost performance report analysis experience), demonstrating progressively more responsible assignments and has managed or provided overall direction and leadership for the preparation of cost estimates. At least four of the seven years of weapons system acquisition cost analysis experience must be on C2 or Business MIS systems.

Education:

BS/BA with 24 semester hours in quantitative analysis courses.

SENIOR COST RESEARCH ANALYST LEVEL I

Duties:

Plans, organizes, directs, and conducts weapons systems cost-research/training tasks in problem areas of extensive scope and complexity. The problems are difficult to define, and may require novel approaches and the use of sophisticated techniques. Has extensive technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments, including the direction of other personnel. Keeps abreast of new weapons-system cost estimating methodologies, databases, and tools. Makes technical cost research decisions, which are considered authoritative and which demonstrate mature cost analysis judgment in anticipating and solving complex cost analysis problems. Work requires the technical capability to assess the cost and schedule implications of existing and projected technological advances, as well as being able to evaluate the impact of new and innovative acquisition strategies. This encompasses a basic knowledge of statistical techniques, applied mathematics, economics, and the engineering discipline. Work is reviewed by the BPA Manager or Task Leader to ensure it satisfies customer needs and complies with the BPA holder’s overall cost quality standards.

Experience:

Seven (7) years of weapons system acquisition cost analysis experience (excluding Earned Value Management experience and cost performance report analysis experience), demonstrating progressively more responsible assignments and has managed or provided overall direction and leadership for the preparation of cost estimates and/or cost research projects. At least four of the seven years of weapons system acquisition cost analysis experience must be on C2 or Business MIS systems.

Education:

BS/BA with 24 semester hours in quantitative analysis courses.

Duties:

Plans, organizes, directs, and conducts weapons systems cost-research/training tasks in problem areas of extensive scope and complexity. The problems are difficult to define, and may require novel approaches and the use of sophisticated techniques. Has extensive technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments, including the direction of other personnel. Keeps abreast of new weapons-system cost estimating methodologies, databases, and tools. Makes technical cost research decisions, which are considered authoritative and which demonstrate mature cost analysis judgment in anticipating and solving complex cost analysis problems. Work requires the technical capability to assess the cost and schedule implications of existing and projected technological advances, as well as being able to evaluate the impact of new and innovative acquisition strategies. This encompasses a basic knowledge of statistical techniques, applied mathematics, economics, and the engineering discipline. Work is reviewed by the BPA Manager or Task Leader to ensure it satisfies customer needs and complies with the BPA holder’s overall cost quality standards.

Experience:

Seven (7) years of weapons system acquisition cost analysis experience (excluding Earned Value Management experience and cost performance report analysis experience), demonstrating progressively more responsible assignments and has managed or provided overall direction and leadership for the preparation of cost estimates and/or cost research projects. At least four of the seven years of weapons system acquisition cost analysis experience must be on C2 or Business MIS systems.

Education:

BS/BA with 24 semester hours in quantitative analysis courses.

SENIOR COST ESTIMATOR LEVEL II

Duties:

Plans, organizes, directs, and conducts weapons systems cost-estimating/training tasks in problem areas of moderate scope and complexity. The problems are difficult to define, and may require novel approaches and the use of sophisticated techniques. Has moderately extensive technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments, including the direction of other cost estimating personnel. Keeps abreast of new weapons-system cost estimating methodologies, databases, and tools. Makes technical cost analysis decisions, which are considered authoritative and which demonstrate mature cost estimating judgment in anticipating and solving complex cost analysis problems. Work requires the technical capability to assess the cost and schedule implications of existing and projected technological advances, as well as being able to evaluate the impact of new and innovative acquisition strategies. Work is reviewed by the BPA Manager or Task Leader to ensure it satisfies customer needs and complies with the BPA holder’s overall estimating standards.

Experience:

Five (5) years of weapons system acquisition cost analysis experience (excluding Earned Value Management experience and cost performance report analysis experience) demonstrating progressively more responsible assignments and has managed or provided overall direction and leadership for the preparation of cost estimates. At least three of the five years of weapons system acquisition cost analysis experience must be on C2 or Business MIS systems.

Education:

BS/BA with 24 semester hours in quantitative analysis courses.

SENIOR COST RESEARCH ANALYST LEVEL II

Duties:

Plans, organizes, directs, and conducts weapons systems cost-research/training tasks in problem areas of moderate scope and complexity. The problems are difficult to define, and may require novel approaches and the use of sophisticated techniques. Has moderately extensive technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments, including the direction of other personnel. Keeps abreast of new weapons-system cost estimating methodologies, databases, and tools. Makes technical cost analysis decisions, which are considered authoritative and which demonstrate mature cost analysis judgment in anticipating and solving complex cost analysis problems. Work requires the technical capability to assess the cost and schedule implications of existing and projected technological advances, as well as being able to evaluate the impact of new and innovative acquisition strategies. Work is reviewed by the BPA Manager or Task Leader to ensure it satisfies customer needs and complies with the BPA holder’s overall cost quality standards.

Experience:

Five (5) years of weapons system acquisition cost analysis experience (excluding Earned Value Management experience and cost performance report analysis experience) demonstrating progressively more responsible assignments and has managed or provided overall direction and leadership for the preparation of cost estimates and/or cost research projects. At least three of the five years of weapons system acquisition cost analysis experience must be on C2 or Business MIS systems.

Education:

BS/BA with 24 semester hours in quantitative analysis courses.

COST ESTIMATOR

Duties:

Applies diversified knowledge of weapons systems cost-estimating principles and practices in areas of assignments. Work requires the modification and extension of existing methodologies and may require the use of advanced techniques. Plans and conducts work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, and adaptation and or modification of methodologies and tools. Normally receives technical guidance or consults with senior estimators on unusual or complex problems. Work requires the technical capability to assess the cost and schedule implications of existing and projected technological advances, as well as being able to evaluate the impact of new and innovative acquisition strategies. Work is reviewed by the senior estimator or task leader to ensure technical accuracy, and to ensure it satisfies customer needs and complies with the BPA holder’s overall estimating standards.

Experience:

Three (3) years of weapons system acquisition cost analysis experience (excluding Earned Value Management experience and cost performance report analysis experience). At least two of the three years of weapons system acquisition cost analysis experience must be on C2 or Business MIS systems.

Education:

BS/BA with 24 semester hours in quantitative analysis courses.

COST RESEARCH ANALYST

Duties:

Applies diversified knowledge of weapons systems cost research/training principles and practices in areas of assignments. Work requires the modification and extension of existing methodologies and may require the use of advanced techniques. Plans and conducts work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, and adaptation and or modification of methodologies and tools. Normally receives technical guidance or consults with senior research analysts on unusual or complex problems. Work requires the technical capability to assess the cost and schedule implications of existing and projected technological advances, as well as being able to evaluate the impact of new and innovative acquisition strategies. Work is reviewed by senior research analysts or task leader to ensure technical accuracy, and to ensure it satisfies customer needs and complies with the BPA holder’s overall quality standards.

Experience:

Three (3) years of weapons system acquisition cost analysis experience (excluding Earned Value Management experience and cost performance report analysis experience). At least two of the three years of weapons system acquisition cost analysis experience must be on C2 or Business MIS systems.

Education:

BS/BA with 24 semester hours in quantitative analysis courses.

JUNIOR COST ESTIMATOR/RESEARCH ANALYST

Duties:

Typically uses prescribed methods, performs specific and limited portions of broader assignments normally under the direction of an experienced cost estimator/research analyst.

Education:

BS/BA with 24 semester hours in quantitative analysis courses including 3 semester hours of Calculus.

LOGISTICS COST ANALYST

Duties:

Plans, organizes, directs, and conducts weapons systems cost-estimating/research/training tasks in logistics cost analysis. Keeps abreast of new weapons-system logistics cost estimating methodologies, databases, and tools. Makes technical cost analysis decisions, which are considered authoritative and which demonstrate mature cost analysis judgment in anticipating and solving complex logistics cost analysis problems. Work requires the technical capability to assess the cost and schedule implications of existing and projected technological advances, as well as being able to evaluate the impact of new and innovative acquisition strategies. Work is reviewed by the Task Leader to ensure it satisfies customer needs and complies with the BPA holder’s overall cost quality standards.

Experience:

Six (6) years of professional experience in logistics cost analysis, at least three years of which involved military C2 equipment.

Education:

BS/BA with 24 semester hours in quantitative analysis courses.

SENIOR TECHNICAL ANALYST (Electronics Hardware)

Duties:

Provides authoritative technical inputs to weapons system cost estimating/ research/training tasks -- in the areas of weapons systems electronics hardware design or manufacturing engineering.

Experience:

Six (6) years of professional experience in actual electronics hardware design or manufacturing engineering, at least three years of which involved military C2 equipment. Expert in technical field.

Education:

BS/BA with equivalent of major in Engineering.

SENIOR TECHNICAL ANALYST (Software)

Duties:

Provides authoritative technical inputs to weapons system cost research/training tasks -- in the areas of software design/development.

Experience:

Six (6) years of professional experience in actual software design/development, at least three years of which involved military C2 applications.

Education:

BS/BA with equivalent of major in Computer Science.

STATISTICIAN

Duties:

Provides expert statistical analysis in support of weapons systems cost estimating/research /training tasks.

Experience:

Three (3) years of professional experience providing statistical analysis support to weapons systems cost analysis/training tasks. Expert in field of predictive statistics.

Education:

Master’s degree in Statistics

SENIOR TECHNICAL PROGRAMMER

Duties:

Checks out all computer programs written, and reviews documentation for quality and completeness. Assists in preparation of computer-program user’s manuals. Develops overall system architecture design, program specifications, and system test procedures for complex cost analysis requirements. Develops detailed instructions for implementation and coding by staff programmers. Oversees and coordinates day-to-day activities of staff programmers. Develops application software based on highly complex and sophisticated mathematical techniques, which require detailed understanding of mathematical/statistical concepts.

Experience:

Six (6) years full-time programmer experience -- at least three of which were cost research-automated tools programming. Also must be skilled in one or more modern programming languages. A Master’s degree in Computer Science may be substituted for two years of the six years full-time programming experience requirement.

Education:

BS/BA preferably in computer science or mathematics.

PROGRAMMER

Duties:

Facilitates the accomplishment of complex cost analysis tasks by converting descriptions about cost analysis problems into a sequence of detailed instructions to solve problems by electronic digital computers. Must be a fully qualified computer programmer. Programmer duties include coding equations, logic, etc., in computer languages as required to utilize computers for cost analysis work. Duties also require check out of all programs written, and proper and complete documentation of work, including assistance in preparation of computer-program user's manuals.

Experience:

Two (2) years full-time programming experience. Also must be skilled in one or more modern programming languages.

Education:

BS/BA. Two (2) additional years (total of four years) experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT/DATA TECHNICIAN I

Duties:

Assists managers, estimators, research analysts, and technical analysts by collecting, entering, retrieving, organizing, or maintaining analytical data. Duties also include technical document typing and editing, desktop publishing, data entry/retrieval, report generation, and other direct technical administrative support.

Experience:

Four years experience in technical administrative tasks described in above duties. BS/BA can be substituted for three of the four years experience requirement.

Education:

High School Diploma or equivalent.

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT/DATA TECHNICIAN II

Duties:

Assists managers, estimators, research analysts, and technical analysts by collecting, entering, retrieving, organizing, or maintaining analytical data. Duties also include typing, data entry/retrieval, report generation, and other direct administrative support.

Experience:

Computer literate with good attention to detail. Good typing/data entry skills.

Education:

High School Diploma or equivalent.