Lockheed Martin Wins Social Security Administration Enterprise Technology Services Contract
FALLS CHURCH, VA, November 19th, 1998 -- Lockheed Martin Services, Inc., Information Support Services (ISS), has been awarded a contract to provide complete software life cycle support including requirements analysis, design, development, testing, and implementation for the Social Security Administration under the Enterprise Technology Services Contract (ETSC). The SSA ETSC is valued at a minimum of $115 million over a seven-year systems life. Lockheed Martin will support the ETSC in five major technical areas that include application design, database administration and support, software engineering and technology, emerging technology, and software engineering management. The ETSC will be the vehicle for providing the specialized technical skills needed to assist SSA in delivering world-class service into the 21st century.
"We are proud of our 10-year partnership with SSA -- a model of government and industry working together to meet nationally important goals," said Linda Renfro, President of Lockheed Martin Information Support Services. "We understand the critical role information technology plays in supporting the mission of the Social Security Administration, and are committed to providing the superior leadership and resources required to meet those objectives."
"The Social Security Administration has established the ETSC to assist in the development of information systems necessary to prepare the Agency for the 21st century and beyond," said Mike Paxton, Lockheed Martin Program Director for SSA ETSC. "I'm confident our management team and key personnel, will continue to provide the experience and technical expertise necessary to meet SSA's mission critical milestones."
The Lockheed Martin led team includes SRA International, Inc., and two small businesses, InfoPro and Global Commerce and Information (GCI) and creates a notable combination of experience and resources.
Lockheed Martin Services, Inc., ISS is part of the Lockheed Martin Technology Services Group (TSG), a unit of the Corporation's Information & Services Sector. TSG has over 50 years of experience providing technical and management services for government agencies around the world. Approximately 19,000 TSG employees are working on more than 150 contracts at over 300 sites in 16 countries.