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Contract No: TIRNO-11-D-00037
Constellation West Contact: 202-393-5464
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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has many legacy tax systems that require maintenance and update services. TIPSS-4 Information Technology Services (ITS) is a multiple award, IDIQ contract with specific support service requirements defined at the task order level.

TIPSS-4 ITS Principal Task Areas

The ITS principal task area will provide contractor support for:

  • Design, development, deployment, operations and maintenance of IRS IT Systems
  • Constellation West has experience in delivering a wide range of systems security including cybersecurity, architecture design, physical security and disaster recovery, Continuity of Operations (COOP), contingency planning, assessments and mitigation strategies, plans for new procedures and changes to existing systems, Program Management Office support and tools for managing, tracking, reporting, and transitioning large-scale systems
  • Maintaining configuration management controls and Certification and Accreditation

Constellation West supports all functional areas under ITS, including:

Information Technology (IT) 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


  • 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)

When ordering from Constellation West, agencies get full credit for every dollar spent as 8(a), SDB, SDVOSB, SB and WOSB/8(m). It is rare to get this much credit from one vendor in addition to top notch services that fulfill mission requirements.

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