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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.
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
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
September 24-28, 2021
Estimated start date of contract
October 6, 2021
Proposal coordinator: Jilene Siegel
Email, Phone: 360-664-7291