Company will compete for call orders to provide a broad set of information technology modernization services and legacy system support across all agencies and offices within the U.S. Department of Agriculture
Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE:SAIC) was selected for a spot on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Information Technology Support Services (DAITSS) blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to compete for call orders worth up $450 million. Under the BPA, SAIC will compete to provide a broad range of enterprise IT support services including artificial intelligence, robotic process automation, machine learning, and other innovative and emerging technologies across to serve all of the department's agencies and offices.
The multiple-award DAITSS BPA, awarded in the first quarter of 2020 under the General Services Administration's IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle, covers a five-year ordering period. Work areas covered under the BPA include software engineering, enterprise architecture, cloud development, data analytics, geographic information systems, systems integration, mobile devices, cybersecurity and governance.
To enable USDA's IT support services, SAIC will apply innovative and emerging IT components, IT services, and ancillary elements as required to successfully achieve the USDA's mission to provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy, the best available science, and effective management.
"We are very proud to continue our trusted partnership with the USDA and to have this opportunity to play a role as the department looks to modernize its IT services and support legacy systems across all of its agencies and offices," said Bob Genter, executive vice president and general manager for SAIC Civilian Markets Group. "Based on our experience and success working with the USDA and other federal government customers, SAIC is uniquely positioned to support the department's efforts to achieve its mission goals over the next five years and beyond."