SMRC Awarded NOAA Librarian Services Contract in Hawaii

TYSON’S CORNER, VA.—September 26, 2017. S M Resources Corporation (SMRC) has been awarded a prime contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC) Library. SMRC will support this 5-year contract out of Honolulu, Hawaii. This is SMRC’s 6th contract award with NOAA this year.

The PIFSC provides scholarly resources and information services in support of research in the areas of fisheries, marine biology, oceanography, and related subjects in the western and central Pacific Ocean. SMRC will be providing Librarian support services through organization and management of high quality archives, special collections, and digital collections, and will be developing and promoting library services to enhance the impact of these archives and collections on PIFSC research staff. Our personnel will also be providing digital archiving services for ensuring Public Access to Research Results (PARR), which is essential for researchers to carry out their work at the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC). This contract will be supporting scientific staff, researchers, cooperating institutions, and the public.

According to SMRC CEO, Neelu Modali, this new contract with the NOAA NMFS will be a great addition to SMRC’s 26-year partnership with NOAA. “With SMRC’s deep rooted history at NOAA, we have been able to expand our scope of work to support the Agency’s evolving needs and establish a nationwide presence supporting NOAA. We are proud of our 20+ year relationship with NOAA and look forward to continuing to grow our presence within the Agency and further diversify our scope of work.”

SMRC Awarded NOAALink Task Order with Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory

SM Resources Corporation (SMRC) was awarded its 5th NOAALink task order supporting the Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML). AOML conducts scientific research that studies hurricanes, extreme weather, climate health, coastal ecosystems, and physical oceanography. SMRC was awarded the NOAALink IDIQ Contract in December 2016, which serves as the premier IT Services Vehicle at NOAA.

SMRC will be providing IT support services working with AOML’s Oracle databases using a customized based JavaEE front end based on the Vaadin framework and Vaadin CDI. SMRC will aid in modifying the development and production infrastructure currently in operation at OAR/AOML to accept and process internal management control actions from multiple Financial Management Centers. These services will be provided for 3 years at the OAR Atlantic and Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory located in Miami, Florida.

According to SMRC CEO, Neelu Modali, SMRC is excited to aid in the development of these new programs and incorporate them into the NOAA framework.

SMRC Awarded NOAALinkTask Order with Pacific Marine Environmental Library

SM Resources Corporation (SMRC) was awarded its third NOAALink task order supporting Ocean and Atmospheric Research (OAR) office at the Pacific Marine Environmental Library (PMEL). SMRC was awarded the NOAALink IDIQ Contract in December 2016, which serves as the premier IT Services Vehicle at NOAA. This will be SMRC’s first NOAALink Task Order supporting the OAR office.

SMRC will be providing IT support services at the PMEL’s Computing and Networking Services Division (CNSD) performing IT network, server, and desktop support services. Specifically, SMRC will be providing services in accordance to the operating plan goal of the CNSD to transition to a more cloud-based, shared services operation which will increase efficiency and reduce costs. These services will be provided for 3 years at the Pacific Marine Environmental Library (PMEL), which is located in Seattle, WA.

SMRC Awarded NOAALink Task Order performing Information Systems Security Reporting with the National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center

SM Resources Corporation (SMRC) was awarded its 2nd NOAALink task order supporting the National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC) in Miami, Florida. This contract for professional services will address continuous monitoring of the Risk Management Framework of the NOAA Fisheries Service and prepared documentation and quarterly reviews of the risk assessment, privacy impact analysis, threshold assessment and contingency planning. SMRC was awarded the NOAALink IDIQ Contract in December 2016, which serves as the premier IT Services Vehicle at NOAA.

SMRC will be maintaining diagnostics and mitigation programs in accordance with NOAA Fisheries standards. The monitoring operations will include and incorporate Department of Commerce, NOAA, and NMFS computer security regulations along with prioritizing processes and recommendations for improvement. SMRC will also develop and implement the Southeast fisheries Science Center comprehensive computer security programs and maintain the detailed documentation and reporting of the information systems security procedures.

According to SMRC CEO, Neelu Modali, SMRC is excited to grow their presence at the NMFS and provide further support to the NOAA organization as well as establish new and lasting connections that could lead to more opportunities in the future.

SMRC Awarded NOAALink Task Order with National Weather Services, Fire Weather Program Incident Meteorologists

SM Resources Corporation (SMRC) was awarded its 4th NOAALink task order supporting the National Weather Services (NWS), Western Region, Fire Weather Program Incident Meteorologists (IMET). The NWS Fire Weather Program objective is to provide fire weather and other products and services to the fire, land management and emergency response community for the protection of life and property, to promote firefighter and emergency responder safety, and stewardship of America’s public lands. SMRC was awarded the NOAALink IDIQ Contract in December 2016, which serves as the premier IT Services Vehicle at NOAA.

SMRC will be providing IT support to NWS with computer systems development, software applications development, software and hardware maintenance, help desk, analysis and utility advisory on new computer technologies, and field system acquisition and deployment. In addition, SMRC will be providing long-term planning and system development as well as short-term critical and non-critical technical support to field Incident Meteorologists (IMET) in ensuring the smooth, uninterrupted execution of the NWS Fire Weather Program. These services will be provided for 3 ½ years at the NWS Western Region Headquarters, located in Salt Lake City, Utah.

SMRC Awarded GSA STARS II IDIQ

FALLS CHURCH, Va. ,— June 19, 2017. SMRC, under 8(a) Joint Venture (JV) Digital Mindtrust (DMT), has been awarded the contract for GSA STARS II IDIQ. This contract under the General Services Administration (GSA), within the Office of Assisted Acquisition Services, will provide Streamlined Technology Acquisitioned Resources for Services (STARS) II Open Season. These services will be carried out for 5 years.

SMRC’s growing IT Division will supply information technology (IT) services, IT services- based solutions, and ancillary services based on best practices from our NOAALink Prime IDIQ. They shall also provide management, supervision, labor, facilities, and materials necessary to perform on a task order basis.

SMRC looks forward to adding STARS II to its portfolio of prime IDIQ contracts. Neelu Modali, SMRC CEO, looks forward to providing his Federal clients yet another vehicle to access our services. “As a graduated 8(a), we continue to find a means for our clients to meet small business objectives while accessing our mature infrastructure and commitment to quality service.”

SMRC Awarded NOAALink TO Supporting NWS CHPS

FALLS CHURCH, Va. ,— June 19, 2017. SMRC is awarded a contract from the National Weather Service (NWS) to aid NOAALink and provide operational support for the Community Hydrologic Protection System (CHPS). These services will be provided for 3 years at the Duty Station of the Hydrology Support Group (HSG), which is also the headquarters of the National Weather Service, located in Silver Spring, MD.

As a prime contractor on our first NOAALINK Task Order Award, SMRC is excited to assist these efforts at the National Weather Service’s (NWS) 13 River Forecast Centers (RFCs) to perform the flood and water resources modeling and forecasting services. The objective of this task it to support and supplement CHPS “help desk” functions performed by the Hydrology Support Group (HSG) in the Office of Central Processing (OCP) Field Support and Infrastructure Team (FSIT).

Specifically, SMRC will be providing services in accordance to the operating plan goal of the NWS to supply constant support to address operational issues related to AWIPS and CHPS hydrologic software at 13 RFCs and 122 WFOs.

According to SMRC CEO, Neelu Modali, this first task order award is an opportunity to show NWS and other NOAA line offices that SMRC truly upholds the NOAALink ideals of serving NOAA needs with cost-effective, enterprise-wide IT solutions, improved service delivery, and program-level requirements insight and management.

SMRC Awarded Premiere IT IDIQ NOAALink Small Business Refresh with $2.5B Ceiling Value

SMRC is excited to announce its latest contract award in support of the Department of Commerce (DOC) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA): the NOAALink Small Business (SB) Refresh. One of only four successful offerors, SMRC is honored to support NOAA’s premiere information technology (IT) IDIQ with a ceiling value of $2.5B to improve IT acquisition practices across NOAA, establish enterprise-wide solutions, standardize common IT products and services, and recognize the most significant cost advantages possible to process IT requirements for every line and staff office across the organization.

When asked why SMRC is so excited to support the NOAALink SB Refresh, CEO Neelu Modali gave three reasons:

  1. Over our 26 year working history and 15+ contracts supporting NOAA, SMRC has developed a deep understanding of the NOAA Mission, preparing our team to manage this opportunity successfully.
  2. This award reflects the true intersection of science and IT within our organization.
  3. This is an ideal opportunity to bring intelligence and best practices from other Federal customers to the NOAA IT community.

In its new role as IT advisor, SMRC will provide guidance and insight into the strategic alignment of NOAA IT investments across various areas of work, including customer care, infrastructure management, business management, and information security and risk management.

SMRC Wins $10.9M PMO, Systems Engineering & Technical Support Contract Supporting NOAA NESDIS

STERLING, VA, — May 21, 2015. As a legacy partner of the Department of Commerce (DOC) National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), SMRC is excited to announce its latest contract award providing Project Management Office and Engineering Management Services (POEMS) for the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS). Under this prime Small Business (SB) contract valued at $10.9M over five years, SMRC will manage all Program Management Office (PMO), Systems Engineering, and Technical Support requirements across NOAA locations in Suitland, Maryland; Wallops Virginia; Fairmont, West Virginia; and Fairbanks, Alaska.

Along with strategic partner, Washington Consulting, Inc.(WCI), our PMO will provide high-quality Program Office Support for the Environmental Satellite Processing and Distribution System (ESPDS); maintain PMO processes and products; and meet mission operational requirements for both Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellites (POES) and Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES) programs.

SMRC Engineers are responsible for formulating agreements between ESPDS and NOAA offices; maintaining a secure IT environment; and coordinating new work assignment implementation. Additionally, our team will utilize the Product Distribution and Access (PDA) system to fulfill Joint Polar System Satellite (JPSS) needs and develop product generation capability for NPOESS Data Exploitation (NDE) 2.0, Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), and other research to operations satellite missions.

Over 15 years, SMRC has maintained a true NOAA partnership built on understanding of end users and their mission needs, systems, and processes. “We are excited for the continued opportunity to support NOAA’s unique blend of IT and science requirements, helping to achieve their overarching mission through the highest quality service and stewardship.” says CEO, Neelu Modali.

SMRC Awarded New Accounting Support Services Contract at Department of Commerce

Sterling, VA., – April, 2015, SMRC has received a new contract to provide Accounting Support Services to the Department of Commerce (DOC) United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) Office of Finance (OOF) Receipts Accounting Division (RAD). RAD serves as the central coordinator for the USPTO and has a wide range of responsibilities that range from reconciling and depositing of fees to responding to a variety of customer inquiries.

SMRC is responsible for resolving daily invoice payment related issues/problems and communicate with program offices and vendors to troubleshoot complex financial system issues.

SMRC looks forward to expanding its presence at USPTO. According to President, Neelu Modali, “USPTO is a priority customer, and we are happy to expand our services on this second contract supporting the OOF RAD.