A research request was recently provided to OS AI from a relatively new CIO-SP3 SB Prime contract holder looking for details and potential introductions related to a potential FY 2023 recompete of this Department of Treasury contract.  

The complete response from OS AI is not included here, but we at OrangeSlices AI do believe in the need for more and better-informed competition, so provided below are some of the competitive details. 

Opportunity Details Provided by Requestor:  

Scope: Funded by the Internal Revenue Service’s Office of the CIO, a focus for the predecessor 5-year Penetration Testing and Code Analysis (PTCA) Branch Penetration and Application Security Testing contract is to “provide the Security Risk Management Division’s PTCA Branch with enhanced capabilities to identify and analyze security vulnerabilities in IRS systems. The Penetration Testing Team operates and maintains a virtual Threat Simulation Environment, used to develop test cases and enable DevSecOps for Application Development teams. PTCA performs Static (SAST) & Dynamic (DAST) Application Security Testing. The SAST and DAST teams are responsible for the operations and maintenance of the DAST and SAST software, used by developers and project teams throughout the IRS.”

Competitive Details (if known): 

  • Funding Agency: Department of the Treasury / Internal Revenue Service 
  • Incumbent:       OBXtek     
  • Contract Vehicle:        This was last competed on Alliant SB  
  • Expected Competition Date: Fiscal Year 2023 – date tbd  

** Please note that OS AI will not speculate here as to the accuracy of any scope details provided and/or any current plans related to the timing, details, and likelihood of any recompete.  

Related Data:  

Sample of Key Potential Points of Contact (current or past): 

Firms drawing the most attention: 

Included below is a list of the large and small companies we have noted as drawing the most views by Government and industry leaders on the OrangeSlices AI consultant directory over the past week and that bring direct past performance and/or related relationships in support of the IRS. 

Please note that the research requestor for this item received a Premium OS AI Opp Segment report including 1) known details about how/if/when/where this contract will be competed; 2) a list of the top companies that are in position to win today (as well as those who have been making key investments and moves of late to position for a win); and 3) a detailed list of the top potential opportunity influencers any bidder will want to get to know. Whether it is current government leaders driving change, industry leaders, or recent former Federal officials who can support capture, serve as key personnel, or ensure delivery upon award, this is a group of leaders any bidder will want to get to know.  

Want to see more of the top firms with direct past performance in support of the [insert agency] on similar IT consulting efforts? You can start here.    

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About OrangeSlices AI  

Developed by a team of government and industry contracting subject matter experts, the OrangeSlices AI data driven platform is a publicly available searchable listing of the top information technology and consulting services contractors doing business with the Federal government today. Driven by a robust and comprehensive set of authoritative and trusted data sources, the OS.ai tool is intended to help government and industry leaders find the right partner to help deliver on the important missions of the Federal government. Learn more about how you can engage with OS AI here.   

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