NCI Wins $43M Agile DevOps Order to Support USCIS

Suzanne Liscouski, vice president for NCI
Suzanne Liscouski, vice president for NCI

NCI, a leading provider of information technology (IT) and professional services and solutions to U.S. Federal Government agencies, has been awarded a $43 million firm-fixed-price multiple award Flexible Agile Development Services (FADS) II task order by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), under the DHS EAGLE II contract.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States. USCIS strategic goals include:

  • Strengthening the security and integrity of the immigration system
  • Providing effective customer-oriented immigration benefit and information services
  • Supporting immigrants’ integration and participation in American civic culture
  • Promoting flexible and sound immigration policies and programs
  • Strengthening the infrastructure supporting the USCIS mission
  • Operating as a high-performance organization that promotes a highly talented workforce and a dynamic work culture

(Learn More about USCIS, courtesy of USCIS and YouTube)

FADS II will provide a flexible agile capability to accomplish IT development projects across USCIS in support of a technologically innovative, state-of-the-art, electronic and customer-centric architecture.

NCI will supply agile/DevOps teams to collaborate with other FADS II contractors using agile and lean processes, such as Scrum.

NCI’s teams will participate with federal employees and other contractors using a scaled agile approach to deliver high-quality mission value. They also will innovate new ways to deliver cost-effective government IT services with greater frequency and responsiveness.

“As an original EAGLE II contract award holder, we are pleased to serve as a true technical partner and agile leader for USCIS,” commented Suzanne Liscouski, vice president for NCI.

Paul A. Dillahay, NCI's president and CEO
Paul A. Dillahay, NCI’s president and CEO

“Our technical staff and team are ready to apply the extensive knowledge gained from our long and diverse agile background. We look forward to raising the bar and better supporting the immigration experience from adjudicators to applicants alike.”

“USCIS is at the forefront of the federal government’s movement to utilize agile and lean IT delivery methodologies,” said Paul A. Dillahay, NCI’s president and CEO.

“NCI’s corporate experience and capabilities are a perfect fit for the type of development USCIS is seeking to accomplish with FADS II. Our background of federal and commercial work using agile processes allows us to be innovative and cost-efficient for this important new customer.”

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NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies, with the expertise and proven track record to solve its customers’ most important and complex mission challenges through technology and innovation.

NCI’s team of highly skilled professionals focuses on delivering cost-effective solutions and services in the areas of agile development and integration; cybersecurity and information assurance; engineering and logistics; big data and data analytics; IT infrastructure optimization and service management; and health and program integrity.