Schedule 70

The GSA Schedule 70 supports federal agencies with a full range of IT and telecommunications hardware, software, and professional services.

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Schedule 70

SSI was awarded GSA contract number GS-35F-0177V in 2009. The GSA Schedule 70 supports federal agencies with a full range of IT and telecommunications hardware, software, and professional services. SSI received the contract as a result of a rigorous evaluation of our capabilities, organizational structure, performance history, customer satisfaction, and other criteria. Any agency of the U.S. Government can conveniently access and order IT services through SSI using this contract.

Synectic Solutions, Inc., DBA SSI, Information Technology Labor Category Rates

Labor CategoryGovernment Site GSA Rate
Network Engineer II$81.25
Principal Hardware Engineer$107.19
Principal Software Engineer$122.50
Program Manager I$86.71
Program Manager III (Contractor Site Rate)$112.71
Software Engineer 1$47.89
Software Engineer II$72.12
Technical Writer III$72.00
*There is a 10.84% additional charge for work performed at the contractor’s site.

Synectic Solutions, Inc., DBA SSI, Information Technology – Labor Category Descriptions and Rates

Network Engineer II

Functional Responsibility: Assist in the installation and maintenance of network communications. Use knowledge of LAN/WAN systems to install and maintain internal and external networks. Test and evaluate network systems to eliminate problems and make improvements. Perform non-routine duties and tasks. Resolve most questions and problems related to assigned tasks and refer only the most complex issues to higher levels. Test Installation hardware and software to meet specifications. Document installations to include copper and fiber routing indicators according to plan. Program and initialize routing/switch tables to baseline configuration. Test and troubleshoot classified and unclassified network infrastructure. Participate in site surveys and gather information. Minimum/General Experience: 3 years’ experience in related field Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree

Principal Hardware Engineer

Functional Responsibility: Provide expert consultation in one or more areas for the design, development and implementation of technical products and systems. Recommend alterations and enhancements to improve quality of products and/or procedures. Responsible for all internal activities and product development. Rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Perform a variety of tasks. Perform functions of project manager. May provide consultation on complex projects and is considered to be the top level contributor/specialist. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. May report to an executive or a manager. Conduct engineering analysis. Prepare specifications and other technical data. Provide support for T&E activities. Provide engineering input to logistics, acquisition, and configuration management functions, etc. Review technical documentation, process, and plans and provide engineering recommendations. Prepare and/or evaluate engineering change proposals. Conduct analytical research, and design systems and equipment. Minimum/General Experience: 10 years’ experience in related field Minimum Education: Masters Degree in Engineering

Principle Software Engineer

Functional Responsibility: Designs, modifies, develops, writes, and implements software programming applications. Also, coordinates work teams. Generally manages a group of software developers/ engineers. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Typically reports to a senior manager. Perform software programming/software development including data base development, web design, and applications programming. Perform software modeling. Perform software integration and testing. Conduct analysis of system requirements and propose solutions. Perform evaluation of existing systems and recommend upgrades. Perform vulnerability assessments. Maintain and upgrade firewalls. Prepare contingency plans. Analyze, design, and develop complex computer systems software. Participate in the development of test strategies. Plan and evaluate IT systems engineering, development, test and evaluation. Minimum/General Experience: 10 years’ experience in related field Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree

Program Manager I

Functional Responsibility: Plans and designs technical programs and assembles project staffs. Responsible for organizing complex activities for the development, implementation, and maintenance of technical projects. Generally responsible for a program or program(s) on a larger contract, but may also manage a small contract. Ensures that program cost, schedule, and performance objectives are met. Performs program and project-management duties using established standards and procedures. Refers complex issues to higher levels of management. Uses standardized Project Management reporting tools/documents. Develops/reviews project plans. Attends technical and program reviews. Establishes quality and performance metrics. Manages projects and supervises personnel. Performs cost tracking and reviews/approves all deliverables. Ensures compliance with applicable ISO 9001-2008 quality initiatives and work instructions. Provides primary interface with government Technical Assistant (TA) and Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) as well as Synectic corporate management. Keep TA, COR, and Synectic corporate management apprised of current status and any issues affecting. Technical competencies beyond general program management duties may include requirements analysis, technology evaluation, site survey support, configuration management, and test strategies. Minimum/General Experience: 3 years’ experience in related field Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree

Program Manager III

Functional Responsibility: Plans and designs technical programs and assembles project staffs. Responsible for organizing complex activities for the development, implementation, and maintenance of technical projects. Responsible for major (i.e., multi-year, multi-million dollar) contract(s). Ensures that program cost, schedule, and performance objectives are met. Duties and tasks reflect substantial variety and complexity. Assignments are broad in nature and usually require originality and ingenuity. May serve as a resource to others in the resolution of complex problems and issues. Develops/maintains Project Management reporting tools/documents. Develop/review project plans. Attends technical and program reviews. Teaches/mentors engineering or other disciplines. Establishes quality and performance metrics. Manages projects and supervise personnel. Performs cost tracking and review/approve all deliverables. Participates in management initiatives. Develops/updates ISO 9001:2008 quality processes and trains assigned personnel in ISO 9001-2008 processes and procedures. Provides input to technical proposals. Performs task order marketing. Provides primary interface with government Technical Assistant (TA) and Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) as well as SSI corporate management. Keeps TA, COR, and SSI corporate management apprised of current status and any issues affecting. Technical competencies beyond general program management duties may include requirements analysis, technology evaluation, site survey support, configuration management, and test strategies. Minimum/General Experience: 10 years’ experience in related field Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree

Software Engineer I

Functional Responsibility: Modifies, develops, writes and implements software programming applications. Supports and/or installs software applications/operating systems. Participates in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of software. Perform duties using established standards and procedures. Resolves routine questions and problems and refer more complex issues to higher levels. Performs software programming/software development including data base development, web design, and applications programming. Performs software modeling. Performs software integration and testing. Minimum/General Experience: 1 year’s experience in related field Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree

Software Engineer II

Functional Responsibility: Designs, modifies, develops, writes and implements software programming applications. Supports and/or installs software applications/operating systems. Participates in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of software. Performs non-routine duties and tasks. Resolves most questions and problems related to assigned tasks and refers only the most complex issues to higher levels. Performs software programming/software development including database development, web design, and applications programming. Performs software modeling. Performs software integration and testing. Conducts analysis of system requirements and proposes solutions. Performs evaluation of existing systems and recommend upgrades. Minimum/General Experience: 2 years’ experience in related field Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree

Technical Writer III

Functional Responsibility: Writes a variety of technical articles, reports, brochures, and/or manuals for documentation for a wide range of uses. May be responsible for coordinating the display of graphics and the production of the document. Duties and tasks reflect substantial variety and complexity. Assignments are broad in nature and usually require originality and ingenuity. May serve as a resource to others in the resolution of complex problems and issues. Plans, develops, writes and produces a wide range of technical documentation for electrical, mechanical, electronic, and other devices and systems, including hardware and software, from source data provided. Plans, develops, writes and produces technical training materials from source data provided. Interviews subject-matter experts and gathers data necessary to complete projects. Analyzes requirements and ensures that requirements are met on schedule. Participates in in-process reviews, validations, and verifications. Maintains quality records for all documentation. Obtains necessary approvals from customers prior to task completion. Coordinates with graphics department and desktop publishing personnel to ensure all formatting requirements are met. Minimum/General Experience: 5 years’ experience in related field Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree