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TBIPS - A.7 Programmer Analyst - Senior - Industry Canada

Solicitation number IC401431

Publication date

Closing date and time 2015/02/25 11:00 EST

    This requirement is for Industry Canada
    This requirement is open only to those Supply Arrangement Holders who qualified under:
    		Tier “1” (= $0-$2M) stream for Application Services Sub-Class.
    This requirement is open only to those invited TBIPS Supply Arrangement Holders who qualified under the categories for:  A.7 Programmer Analyst – Level 3
    The following SA Holders have been invited to submit a proposal.
    2707209 Canada Inc.
    Aerotek ULC
    Altrustic Informatics Consulting Inc. Apption Corporation in JV
    Cistel Technology Inc.
    Excel Human Resources Inc.
    Groupe Alithya Inc. / Alithya Group Inc
    IT/NET Ottawa Inc., KPMG LLP, in JV
    Maplesoft Consulting Inc.
    MetaData Consultants Inc.
    NavPoint Consulting Group Inc.
    Somos Consulting Group Ltd.
    TeraMach Technologies Inc.
    The AIM Group Inc.
    Turtle Technologies Inc. and SOMOS Consulting Group in JV.
    Description of the requirement:
    Industry Canada requires the services of a Programmer Analyst – Level 3 to address the increased demand by Industry Canada’s business areas for application scripting and deployment packaging services.  
    The roles and responsibility will include: 
    o	Develop installation scripts using MS Visual Studio for the automated installation and deployment of line of business desktop components, desktop productivity tools and/or desktop utilities, adhering to Industry Canada packaging standards and processes.  Note that, each application script developed may require an “installation”, “repair”, and “uninstall” capability.
    o	Provide subject matter expertise to stakeholders with regards to the IC standard scripting tool (MS Visual Studio), standards and processes.
    o	Prepare technical configuration documentation related to software products scripted and packaged.  This may include minimum Configuration Recommendations (HW and SW), Technical Configuration details (ie:  identify key configuration items, default settings, setting alternatives, recommended settings and justifications for recommendations).
    o	Work with IT Security to contribute to security related products and configurations, as required.
    o	Prepare Rollout strategies for software components, addressing both migration and ongoing operations (strategies for various components must be aligned / integrated).
    o	Produce software “Prototype Packages” including draft Technical Installation Guides, Software Prototypes, Installation strategies and Rollout Prerequisites.
    o	Develop Quality Assurance Test Plans / Scripts to validate that engineering meets user requirements and technical configuration standards.  Conduct engineering testing, and produce engineering test reports.
    o	Where appropriate, design, document and test Backout/Rollback Processes and software.
    o	Produce final “Production Packages”, including Technical Installation Guides & Software Packages (installation and deployment).  All instructions must be tested and validated.
    o	Prepare Technical Support documentation, including FAQ’s and Knowledge Base material.
    o	Contribute to software product Technical and End User communiques.
    o	Produce regular product status reports.
    o	Complete other related duties, as required.
    Initial Contract Period:  Contract award to March 31, 2016.  
    Option Year Period 1:  April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017.
    File Number:  		IC401431
    Contracting Authority:	Tony Eyre
    NOTE: Task-Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS) Method of Supply is refreshed on an annual basis.  If you wish to find out how you can be a “Qualified SA Holder”, please contact

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    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Industry Canada
    Contracting authority
    Eyre, Anthony
    235 Queen Street
    Ottawa, ON, K1A 0H5

    Buying organization(s)

    Industry Canada
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Selective Tendering
    Commodity - GSIN
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