General Dynamics Wins Potential $500M OPM IT Support BPAs; Marcus Collier Comments

Marcus Collier, GDIT

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology unit has won two contracts potentially worth $500 million combined to provide information technology support to the Office of Personnel Management.

The company said Wednesday that the multiple-award, blanket purchase agreements have one base year and four year options.

Marcus Collier, GDIT’s vice president of the health and civilian solutions unit, said the unit will help OPM address needs in areas of infrastructure, cloud computing, unified communications and cybersecurity.

Collier added that the unit will design, develop, deploy and maintain applications.

Work will also include:

  • network operations and security support, including help desk services
  • server management and computer troubleshooting
  • local and wide area network management
  • network engineering and security
  • teleworking support

For more than 27 years, the company has provided OPM with website development and maintenance, contact center and interactive voice response support.

The company has also helped manage data to support the federal government’s open enrollment period for health benefits.

General Dynamics is partnering with Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC), Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) to bid on the Navy’s Next Generation Enterprise Network contract.

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