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This is where DRS posts available opportunities for vendor bidding, also called a Request for Proposal or RFP. Subscribe to receive a notification when we post a new request. Vendors interested in working with DRS will need to register through Washington Electronic Business Solutions (WEBS) to access proposal documents and information.

Current Procurements

Work Request: Pension Administration Modernization (PAM) Quality Assurance Services

DRS is seeking Quality Assurance services to provide independent objective oversight for the Pension Administration Modernization Project. The project will plan for, procure and implement a modified off the shelf solution to replace legacy systems that are used to maintain information for current and former public employees, and for calculating and distributing retirement benefits. Contractor must have relevant experience with both IT pension systems and IT legacy system replacement.

The solicitation documents are available for review and downloading from the Washington’s Electronic Business Solution (WEBS) at: https://pr-webs-vendor.des.wa.gov/Search_BidDetails.aspx?ID=46185. Once logged in, you should be taken directly to this solicitation.

NOTE: Proposals will only be entertained from companies that are currently listed on the Department of Enterprise Services’ Master Contract 08215, Information Technology Professional Services (ITPS), Category 5, Project Quality Assurance.

Procurement Activity

Date

Solicitation posting date

August 17, 2021

Vendor questions due

August 20, 2021

DRS answers published

August 25, 2021

Last day for complaints

August 27, 2021

Proposals due

September 3, 2021, 4:00 pm Pacific Time

Finalist invitations to interview

September 10, 2021

Conduct video interviews/presentations

September 15-16, 2021

Conduct reference checks

September 15-17, 2021

Announce Apparent Successful Bidder (ASB)

No later than September 20, 2021

Last day to request a debriefing conference

Three business days after ASB Announcement

Conduct debriefs

September 24-28, 2021

Estimated start date of contract

October 6, 2021

Contact

Proposal coordinator: Jilene Siegel

Email, Phone: 360-664-7291

Additional contact information

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