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Engineering Services

This category consists of supporting the application  of engineering disciplines to technically support the research and development of new and  existing Naval capabilities and systems, technically support development of significant  alterations to existing systems, support integration and interface of existing equipment or  software into different applications or platforms to support the warfighter, and support  evaluation of foreign or non-developmental systems, equipment, and technologies. This  category also includes all support required within the area of environmental engineering of  U. S. Navy weapon systems and base related infrastructure. Functional areas that are  included under the Engineering Services discipline include but, are not limited to the  following:

Engineering, System Engineering, and Safety and  Process Engineering Support

Software Engineering, Development, Programming, and  Network Support

In-Service Engineering, Fleet Introduction,  Installation and Checkout and Provisioning Support

Measurement Facilities, Range, and Instrumentation  Support

Interoperability, Test and Evaluation, Trials  Support

Research and Development Support

Modeling, Simulation, Stimulation, and Analysis  Support

Prototyping, Pre-Production, Model-Making, and  Fabrication Support

System Design Documentation and Technical Data  Support

Reliability, Maintainability, and Availability  (RM&A) Support

Inactivation and Disposal Support

Biochemical Engineering Support

Program Management Services

This category consists of applying the business,  financial management, and technical disciplines required to support planning, organizing,  staffing, controlling, and leading team efforts in managing acquisition programs such that  the results place a capable and supportable system in the hands of the warfighter when and  where it is needed, and does so at an affordable price. This functional area represents an  integration of a complex system of differing but related functional disciplines that must  work together to achieve program goals through development, production, deployment,  operations, support, and disposal.

This category also consists of providing information  system software analysis, requirements definition, design, development, test, modification,  installation, implementation, quality assurance, training, and documentation to meet the  evolving data storage and reporting needs of programs and management. Analyze existing IT  and IS databases, web sites, and IT applications and recommend new or improved interfaces  and improved management tools that meet new management requirements, or improve management  effectiveness and efficiency. Perform maintenance and technical support for Local Area  Networks (LAN) and Wide Area Networks

(WAN) that are outside the cognizance of the Next  Generation (NGEN) and NGEN Recompete (NGEN-R). Modify, implement and maintain web based  information systems and

links. Develop web-site structure, prepare  documentation for population, implement and maintain web sites. Conduct IA analyses,  develop, recommend, and implement, monitor, update, and maintain, IA practices, procedures,  equipment, algorithms, and hardware that are outside the

cognizance of NGEN and NGEN-R. This functional area  also provides systems engineering and

technical support for establishment, test, upgrade,  and operational support of systems, networks, workstations and support equipment hardware  and software that are outside the cognizance of

NGEN and NGEN-R. Functional areas that are included  under the Program Management

Services discipline include but, are not limited to  the following:

Financial Analysis and Budget Support

Quality Assurance (QA) Support

Functional and Direct Programmatic Administrative  Support

Professional Development and Training Support

Analytical and Organizational Assessment Support

Database Administrators

Public Affairs and Multimedia Support

Logistics Support

Configuration Management (CM) Support

Information System (IS) Development, Information  Assurance (IA), and Information Technology (IT) Support

Computer Systems Analysts


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