This contract award is a testament to the groundwork that CSA has laid over the past few years, creating and instituting solid program management practices in every project and code that we support.
San Diego, California (PRWEB) May 01, 2013
Client Solution Architects LLC (CSA) is proud to announce the Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) awarded CSA a $70 million contract to provide program management, business management and executive level support to the Office of the Chief Engineer (CHENG) (SPAWAR 5.0), the Acquisition and Program Management Competency (SPAWAR 6.0), and the Fleet Readiness Directorate (FRD). As the Navy’s Information Dominance Systems Command, SPAWAR designs, develops, and deploys advanced communications and information capabilities, providing advanced Navy information technology products and services to the Fleet and other Department of Defense (DoD) stakeholders.
“This contract award is a testament to the groundwork that CSA has laid over the past few years, creating and instituting solid program management practices in every project and code that we support,” said Stacy Fawcett, CSA Director, Program Management. “I couldn’t be more proud to be a part of this team and I am especially excited that this contract will allow us to apply the highest caliber vision, expertise, and resources enhancing the integration of a competency-aligned approach to doing business at SPAWAR and positively directing the warfighter. This is a tremendous vote of confidence from our clients and speaks volumes about the way we work together and do business.”
The Office of the Chief Engineer (CHENG) (SPAWAR 5.0): SPAWAR 5.0 sets engineering standards, processes, and policies and ensures availability of skilled engineering personnel with the knowledge, technical skills, and abilities to execute SPAWAR programs and projects and support full-spectrum life cycle C4ISR capabilities.
Acquisition and Program Management Competency (SPAWAR 6.0): SPAWAR 6.0 is a community of practice that provides a common acquisition and program/project management framework for SPAWAR. The common framework includes processes and tools to support workforce development and program/project planning and execution to satisfy domestic and international program customer requirements.
SPAWAR Fleet Readiness Directorate (FRD): FRD is the focal point for maintenance, repair, installation, delivery and sustainment issues for SPAWAR product lines. FRD manages various in-service programs transitioned from PEOs and provides in-service sustainment advocacy through coordination with the Fleet Systems Engineering Teams, Program Offices (PMWs), In-Service Engineering Agents, Fleet Support Teams, and Training Support.
CSA’s teammates for this contract are Forward Slope Inc., McKean Defense Group, QinetiQ-North America, and Sentek Global Inc. Work will predominantly be performed in San Diego, but may expand across all SPAWAR competencies, program offices and program executive offices via the Scheduling/Acquisition support “As a Service” functions, which is being spearheaded by the SPAWAR Acquisition and Program Management Competency.
About Client Solution Architects LLC
CSA is a professional services firm providing strategic guidance and operational performance solutions to government and commercial clients. CSA helps clients achieve their goals by enhancing organizational performance and maximizing return on investments. The firm helps clients plan and execute processes associated with Project and Portfolio Management, Acquisition and Program Management, Contract Management, Business and Financial Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Optimization, and Business Improvement and Analytics Services. The firm delivers services by combining deep process expertise with strong program management disciplines, analytics and a focus on performance results.
About Forward Slope Inc.
The FSI team is comprised of individuals with backgrounds in Computer Science, Defense Acquisition, Finance, Force Protection, Information Technology, Meteorology, and Oceanography. Our staff includes cutting-edge technologists, data management experts, and retired military officers
About McKean Defense Group
McKean Defense Group, LLC is a privately held Naval Life Cycle Management, Engineering, Enterprise Transformation and Program Management business headquartered in Philadelphia. McKean’s engineers, developers, technical staff, programmers, analysts, and program managers identify and deploy new shipboard technologies, integrate information technology across shipboard platforms, and develop strategies to support the Warfighter. McKean’s employees create strategic solutions to help customers reach new levels of mission support and transform their organizations
About QinetiQ North America
QinetiQ North America (QNA) is a subsidiary of QinetiQ Group plc, the FTSE250 company listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:QQ.L). Operating in North America, QNA delivers world-class technology, responsive services, and innovative solutions for global markets, focusing on U.S. government and commercial customers. Its engineers, scientists and other professionals deliver high quality products and services that leverage detailed mission knowledge and proven, reliable tools and methodologies to meet the rapidly changing demands of national defense, homeland security and information assurance customers. QNA is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.
About Sentek Global Inc.
Sentek Global is the firm of choice for supporting and delivering government and commercial information technology solutions, including security, program management, strategic consulting, engineering, software development and acquisition support. The company’s services range from IT security assessments, design and implementation to military command and control system engineering. Sentek Global is an SBA-certified 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) and CA certified Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE).