Total Information Processing Support Services(TIPSS-4) Small Business (SB) is a multiple award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract, with specific support service requirements defined at the task order level.
The IRS has many legacy tax systems that any successful offeror must be able to provide maintenance and update services, if successful during task order competitions.
TIPSS-4 SB vehicle is set-aside for small business vendors that are eligible to compete in two separate task areas for IT requirements. The period of performance is a one-year base contract and nine one-year option periods.
The TIPSS-4 Task areas are:
Management/Business Operations Support Services (MBOSS)
The MBOSS task area includes functional areas that will require high-level project management skills and tools for managing, tracking, reporting, and transitioning large-scale systems, and for maintaining configuration management controls.
The CS task area includes functional areas of all aspects of systems security such as the conduct of risk analyses and the development of recommendations and implementations, plans for new procedures, and changes to existing systems. Tasks may include conducting formal Certification and Accreditation (C&A) efforts such as C&A Documentation Preparation and C&A Testing for both legacy and new systems in accordance with all standard security requirements (e.g., DITCAP, NIACAP, NISPOM, DOJ Directives, etc.).