DOE posts cyber research and development sources sought

On July 5, the U.S. Department of Energy posted a sources sought notice for technical support for its cyber research, development, test, and evaluation activities (Solicitation Number: 312686-JC-18MSTS).  Responses are due by 8:00 a.m. Pacific on July 18.

The San Diego Office has select areas of interest in research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) of certain cyber (hardware and software) technologies and activities. These areas of interest provide support to US Government in efforts in Counter-Proliferation/Counter-Terrorism, Cyber Security and other areas. This requires the San Diego Office and associated support entities, to constantly acquire, sustain, and leverage cutting edge technological capabilities, techniques, and non-traditional methodologies of integration and use.

This vehicle will enable the San Diego office to transition and apply highly specialized knowledge, unique skill-sets and cutting edge software tools to Cyber RDT&E, cyber security, information aggregation, computer network engineering and other efforts as required.


SUBCONTRACTOR shall provide all personnel, labor, equipment, and material necessary to provide technical support services for the San Diego office. Activities shall include areas such as:

  1. Technical support from specialized subject matter experts on operations, information management, communication and intelligence based systems. Support may require finished and delivered software/hardware products, including customized support architectures integrated into existing and/or fielded systems.

  2. Provide innovative/non-traditional software/system engineering support to San Diego Office in the development and/or assessment of information collection, processing, analysis, and distribution systems across multiple interagency and classification domains.

  3. Design, code, integrate, and test specialized software applications.

  4. Provide on-demand training and subject matter expertise to government sponsors.

  5. Support program and technical reviews for the purpose of coordinating activities with the San Diego location and associated project sponsors to include, but not be limited to: establishing priorities, reviewing status, setting priorities, supporting integration events, reviewing designs, and assessing readiness for testing.

  6. Delivery of pre-defined software/computer-based hardware configured and specifically designed and customized according to sponsor specifications.

  7. Purchase materials, as needed, to support completion of deliverables.

Full information is available here.

Source: FedBizOpps