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The United States Joint Chiefs of Staff has awarded NikSoft a five year Contract
April 24, 2019, Reston, VA – The United States Joint Chiefs of Staff has awarded NikSoft a five year contract to provide support services to the Records and Research Branch (RRB), Content (Sharing), and Collaboration Branch (CCB). NikSoft, with its teaming partner Alternative Experts, will support the Joint Chiefs with automating business processes, knowledge engineering, content sharing and collaboration. NikSoft Vice President Maj. Gen (Ret) Keye Sabol said “It’s great to back inside the Pentagon, working with the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the phenomenal men and women that support our Nation’s global mission.
NikSoft Awarded a U.S. Coast Guard Contract
April 24, 2019, Reston, VA – NikSoft was awarded a contract from U.S. Coast Guard Surface Forces Logistics Center (SFLC), Contracting and Procurement Division (CPD) to provide support services in all aspects of the acquisition life cycle including pre-award, administration, and contract closeout. NikSoft will provide on-site support to SFLC CPD in Norfolk, VA.
GSA Awards NikSoft all Four Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services (HACS) Special Item Numbers (SINs)
December 28, 2018, Reston, VA – NikSoft Systems Corporation (NikSoft) has received all four Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services (HACS) Special Item Numbers (SINs) under GSA Schedule 70. These SINs further qualify NikSoft as a cybersecurity vendor and differentiate us from other IT Service companies.
The HACS SINs provide high-quality cybersecurity services to federal, state and local governments as follows:
- 132-45A Penetration Testing is security testing in which assessors mimic real-world attacks to identify methods for circumventing the security features of an application, system, or network.
- 132-45B Incident Response services help organizations impacted by a cybersecurity compromise determine the extent of the incident, remove the adversary from their systems, and restore their networks to a more secure state.
- 132-45C Cyber Hunt activities are responses to crisis or urgent situations within the pertinent domain to mitigate immediate and potential threats. Cyber Hunt activities start with the premise that threat actors known to target some organizations in a specific industry or specific systems, are likely to also target other organizations in the same industry or with the same systems.
- 132-45D Risk and Vulnerability Assessment conducts assessments of threats and vulnerabilities; determines deviations from acceptable configurations, enterprise, or local policy; assesses the level of risk; and develops and/or recommends appropriate mitigation countermeasures in operational and non-operational situations. This SIN offers the following services:
- Network Mapping
- Vulnerability Scanning
- Phishing Assessment
- Wireless Assessment
- Web Application Assessment
- Operating System Security Assessment (OSSA)
- Database Assessment
- Penetration Testing
“NikSoft is proud to have developed significant cybersecurity capabilities, thanks to our customers and employees,” said Manesh Gupta, Founder and CEO of NikSoft.
NikSoft Wins SeaPort Next Generation Multiple Award Contract
December 26, 2018, Reston, VA The Department of the Navy, Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval Surface Warfare Center, has awarded a prime contract to NikSoft Systems Corporation for Seaport Next Generation (Seaport NxG).
Seaport NxG is an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Multiple Award Contract (MAC) vehicle with a five-year base period of performance and a five-year ordering period option. The government estimates approximately $5 billion of services will be procured per year under this contract. SeaPort NxG services are broadly categorized into engineering services and program management services.
NikSoft Awarded a Task Order from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Information Technology, and the Cargo Systems Program Directorate
June 25, 2018, Reston, VA - The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Information Technology (OIT), and the Cargo Systems Program Directorate (CSPD) awarded a task order to NikSoft Systems Corporation for a one-year base period with four one-year option periods in order to provide Agile Software Development, Operations Support and Data Warehouse services. Under this task order, NikSoft will provide the following support to CSPD:
Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Business Intelligence and the ACE Data Warehouse (ADW) Reporting, along with the interface of the Enterprise Management Information System – Enterprise Data Warehouse (EMIS-EDW), including all related support services for design, development, operations and maintenance, and enhancements. In addition, NikSoft will provide support services to include design, development, operations and maintenance, and enhancements for the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) Portal.
Manesh Gupta, Founder and CEO of NikSoft Systems Corporation added, “NikSoft is proud to have had the opportunity to support the CBP mission for over a decade and looks forward to continuing supporting them for many years to come.”
NikSoft Awarded Air Force Civil Engineering (CE) Program Management Office (PMO) Support Services Contract
May 21, 2018, Reston, VA – NikSoft is awarded a five years’ contract from the Air Force Business Enterprise Systems (BES) Directorate for Civil Engineering (CE) Program Management Office (PMO) Support Services. NikSoft with our teaming partner Nisga’a Data Systems, will provide Information Technology support to the Air Force civil engineering community that includes, but not limited to Program Management, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Assurance, Configuration Management Support, Geospatial Information Support, and Functional Testing Support. The work would be performed at Maxwell Gunter AFB located in Montgomery, Alabama.
Team NikSoft will support the CE Systems section, which is comprised of the following systems:
Automated Civil Engineer System - Personnel Readiness (ACES-PR)
Interim Work Information Management System (IWIMS)
ACES - Fire Department (ACES-FD)
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Information Management System (EODIMS)
Enterprise Environmental, Safety, and Occupational Health-Management Information System (EESOH-MIS)
Air Force Geospatial Information Management System (AFGIMS)
NikSoft Awarded Alliant 2 Small Business (A2SB) GWAC
February 14, 2018, Reston, VA-The United States General Services Administrations (GSA) announced today that NikSoft was an awardee of the Alliant 2 Small Business (A2SB) Government Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). A2SB offers a robust scope aligned with the Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA) and Department of Defense Enterprise Architecture (DoDEA). It gives access to a full range of comprehensive IT services and IT services-based solutions, and it provides flexibility as emerging technologies and the definition of IT has evolved. “NikSoft is proud to receive this award and looks forward to working with the government to continually provide high quality IT services through this GWAC,” said Adesh Jain, NikSoft’s Chief Operations Officer. Adding “A2SB provides NikSoft with another avenue to provide our customers across the federal government the high quality consulting services that NikSoft has provided for the past 20 years.
NikSoft Awarded GSA Schedule 70 Special Item Number (SIN) 132 56
July 13, 2017, Reston, VA – NikSoft is pleased to receive the GSA Schedule 70 Special Item Number (SIN) 132 56 for Health Information Technology Services. This SIN qualifies NikSoft as a Health IT services vendor and differentiate from other IT Service companies. A few examples of Health IT services include: electronic health records, health information exchanges, and personal health information management. NikSoft looks forward to leveraging our extensive experience at the Defense Health Agency to support other customers.
NikSoft is also one of the few vendors who has SIN 132-60F to provide Identify and Access Management Processional Services. This SIN differentiates us to support planning, risk assessment, deployment, implementation and integration of Identity and Access Management (IAM) with customer agency applications, both certificate-based and noncertificate- based.
NikSoft Awarded Cargo Movement Operations System (CMOS) Sustainment Contract
June 6, 2017, Reston, VA – NikSoft won a five years’ contract from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) for Cargo Movement Operations System (CMOS) Sustainment. NikSoft with our teaming partner OST Inc., will provide software development support to the Air Force Program Executive Office (AFPEO) Business Enterprise Systems (BES) Systems Enterprise Logistic Systems Division (HIA) at Maxwell AFB-Gunter Annex, Alabama. Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and National Security Agency transportation activities use CMOS to automate and streamline base level cargo movement processes and support rapid movement of joint military capability anywhere in the world under any conditions. NikSoft is proud to support the mission of our customers.
NikSoft Awarded an Army National Guard Contract
April 11, 2017, Reston, VA – NikSoft was awarded a five years’ contract from the Army National Guard (ARNG) for Building Services IV support on March 27, 2017. NikSoft with our teaming partner COGAR Group, will support ARNG in three areas- 1) Support the mission of the G6 Information Management Operations Business division to provide budget and financial services for the ARNG G6; 2) Support the mission of the G1 HRH business process and operations to provide oversight of the organizations Task Management Tool, as well as review and editing of all incoming and outgoing correspondence pertinent to the G1 mission; and 3) Support the mission of the Chief of Staff Installation Personnel Security to provide review, input and process of personnel security suitability investigations and security clearance access requirements for civilians, military and contracting personnel assigned to the Arlington Hall Station Buildings. NikSoft is proud to receive this contract under OASIS SB to fulfill the mission of the ARNG.
NikSoft Names Brig. Gen. Balan Ayyar Principal Strategic Advisor
March 17, 2017, Reston, VA – NikSoft is pleased to announce the appointment of retired U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Balan Ayyar as principal strategic advisor. In this role, Balan will advise the firm and its leadership team on the competitive environment, partnerships with leading firms, development of core capabilities, and engagement with public and private sector leadership.
Balan is the president and CEO of Percipient.ai, a Silicon Valley-based advanced analytics firm focused exclusively on delivering artificial intelligence products and services to solve the most pressing intelligence and national security missions.
Manesh Gupta, founder and CEO of NikSoft said “Balan has a deep passion to improve the power of information and data available to the warfighter. We are very excited to work with Balan as we expand our cyber and data analytics support of our federal government clients.”
Balan added, “Team Niksoft has a rare combination of client centered leadership and innovative thinking, it’s a joy to be working with such an inspired team.”
NikSoft Awarded Three-Year Contract from DHA
Dec 30, 2016, Reston, VA- NikSoft has won a three-year contract from Defense Health Agency (DHA). This contract provides for program management support for DHA, Solutions Delivery Division applications migrating to Defense Information Systems Agency capacity services. The purpose of the contract is to provide information technology and program management support services, Information Assurance, Risk Management Framework (RMF) support, operations, planning, scheduling, coordination, and support for the efficient and successful migration of applications and products currently housed on DHA equipment to the Defense Information Systems Agency capacity services. Among the required tasks includes the creation and update of all related system lifecycle and operational documentation/processes and facilitating appropriate technical reviews, as appropriate, for all migrating systems prior to, during, and after migration. "DHA mission is very important to us and we are privileged to have the opportunity to support this mission", said Manesh Gupta, Founder and CEO of NikSoft.
NikSoft Announces Chief Operating Officer
September 1, 2016, Reston, VA - NikSoft is pleased to announce that Adesh Jain has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer effective August 2016. “Adesh is a dynamic leader with wealth of experience in leading and growing federal service business, and I look forward to having him and our leadership team take NikSoft to next levels.” said Manesh Gupta, Founder and CEO of NikSoft.
Adesh brings over twenty years of progressive experience in leading an information technology services business. As the Vice President and General Manager of Camber Corporation he led the Software and Networking Engineering Business Unit and provided systems integration, life-cycle software development, business analytics, business intelligence, network engineering, cyber security, and enterprise operations support to the federal civilian and defense agencies.
NikSoft Awarded U.S. Navy Sea Warrior Program Contract
August 8, 2016, Arlington, VA – NikSoft Systems a partner with Millennium Corporation was awarded a $57M prime contract for COMPREHENSIVE SYSTEMS ENGINEERING AND LOGISTICS SUPPORT OF BUSINESS SYSTEMS FOR THE PMW 240 SEA WARRIOR PROGRAM. “NikSoft is thrilled to be a part of Millennium’s team and expands our IT support to the Navy ” said Christina Agresti, NikSoft Vice President. “We look forward to partnering with Millennium and the Program Office in expanding our services to the Sea Warrior”. This 5 year contract provides services for Navy business and supports readiness challenges for Sailors, the Fleet, Navy and Department of Defense (DoD) customers.
About the Sea Warrior Program Office PMW 240
The Sea Warrior Program (PMW 240) manages a complex portfolio of information technology (IT) systems that enable the Navy to support Navy human resource management, criminal justice, fleet Support, afloat business applications, Navy and DoD portfolio management, DON administration, and joint aviation aircraft scheduling.
NikSoft Awarded CV-22 Support: V-22 Joint Program Office
(NAVAIR PMA-275/AFLCMC/WIV) Prime Contract 2016
July 20, 2016: NikSoft Systems, Reston, VA was awarded the NAVAIR CV-22 Support: V-22 Joint Program Office (PMA-275/AFLCMC/WIV) Task Order to support a range of professional services to include program/project management, acquisition, cyber security, security management and studies and analysis support for a period of 5 years. The V-22 is a Navy-led ACAT IC program designed for the procurement of tilt-rotor aircraft. The V-22 Osprey is a dual-piloted, self-deployable, medium-lift aircraft for Joint and Foreign Military Sales application. The Air Force variant, CV-22 (AFLCMC/WIV) provide SOF with a high speed, long-range, Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) aircraft capable of penetrating politically or militarily denied areas in adverse weather in support of Special Operations core and supporting tasks. The CV-22 is capable of low-visibility, clandestine penetration of medium threat environments, employing robust self-defensive avionics and secure, anti-jam, redundant communications interoperable with current and planned systems used by command and control agencies and ground forces. To the maximum extent possible, it will self-deploy worldwide without aerial refueling in order to maximize mission security. CV-22 has an un-refueled combat range sufficient to satisfy current and emergent Major Combat Operations (MCO) scenarios as well as national mission tasking. The support will be performed at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Patuxent River, Maryland. The task order was competed under the Engineering, Professional, and Administrative Support Services (EPASS) GSA One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services – Small Business (OASIS SB) Pool 1.
NikSoft Opens New Office in Dayton 2016
May 10, 2016, Dayton, OH – NikSoft Systems Corporation, is proud to announce the opening of an office in Beavercreek, Ohio. The new office is located in the one of the city’s premiere locations with close proximity to the highways, Wright State University, and Wright Patterson Air Force Base and part of NikSoft’s plans to expand operations in the Ohio market.
“NikSoft has created a culture of caring, integrity, ethical conduct, and excellence in delivery” said Christina M. Agresti, NikSoft Vice President. “With this office we are expanding our capabilities with a local presence in Ohio illustrating our commitment to the community and to better meet the needs of ourWright Patterson Air Force Base customers.”
NikSoft initiated work in Ohio in 2015, with its first Air Force project in the defense industry. The successful execution of this initial project will allow NikSoft to be awarded continued work in partnership with customers. The new office in Ohio will support the local operations and provide opportunities for growth, as well as continue the efforts of supporting customers across various markets.
New office address is:
NikSoft Systems, 4031 Colonel Glenn Highway, Suite 100, Beavercreek, OH 45431
NikSoft Awarded Army Prime Contract 2015
September 1, 2015: NikSoft Systems, Reston, VA was awarded the Army Task Order AMRG formal basic consumer marketing training with a primary focus on developing a solid core curriculum and that shall provide an understanding of the importance of “the marketing concept”, rooted in the fundamental Principles of Marketing, including “the 4P’s” market-mix model and marketing strategy planning. This Marketing 101 Training will support the AMRG personnel in understanding marketing principles/techniques/strategy-process steps and Branding. The training shall highlight the impact and vital role of marketing best practices execution/techniques and the operational importance/impact on all AMRG marketing recommendations and decisions forward. Work will be performed at AMRG DC/Ft. Knox. The task order was competed under the GSA One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services – Small Business (OASIS SB) Pool 1.
NikSoft Awarded Air Force Prime Contract 2015
August 18, 2015: NikSoft Systems, Reston, VA was awarded the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC/WI) Task Order to support Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Special Operations (ISR & SOF) Directorate with a range of professional services to include administrative, management analyst, procurement specialist, program/project management, acquisition, cyber security, security management and studies and analysis support for a period of 5 years. The Air Force Program Executive Officer (PEO) for ISR & SOF (AFPEO/ISR & SOF) has the collective AFMC mission responsibility for the development, acquisition, integration, and sustainment of airborne intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and special operations forces systems employing specialized management of high-priority programs including but not limited to MQ-1 Predator, MQ-9 Reaper, RQ-4 Global Hawk, RC-135, MC-12W, CV-22, AC/EC-130, and rotary wing as well as other classified ISR & SOF assets. In order to meet current and projected workload requirements in support of AFPEO/ISR & SOF, the Government must augment its organic (military and civil service) capabilities at Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Special Operations Forces Directorate (AFLCMC/WI) with this support. These services will allow the directorate to execute effective and responsive integrated program management of aircraft research, development, test, evaluation, production, and modernization/sustainment activities. Work will be performed at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, OH. The task order was competed under the Engineering, Professional, and Administrative Support Services (EPASS) GSA One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services – Small Business (OASIS SB) Pool 1.
NikSoft Systems Named to 2014 Inc. 5000 List
NikSoft Systems Corp., an information technology company in Reston, VA, is pleased to announce that Inc. Magazine ranked the company number 1580 on its 33rd annual Inc. 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. NikSoft is one of 50 companies from the Washington DC Metro area to earn a spot on this prestigious list which provides a comprehensive look at an important segment of the economy – America’s independent entrepreneurs.
The 2014 Inc. 500|5000, unveiled in the September issue of Inc. (which is available on newsstands until November 15 and on Inc.com), is the most competitive crop in the list’s history, and NikSoft is so proud to be included in this elite group.
NikSoft awarded GSA OASIS Small Business 2014
NikSoft is pleased to announce our selection as an awardee of the new GSA One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services - Small Business (OASIS SB) contract vehicle award in March 2014. As an OASIS awardee, NikSoft will continue providing federal government agencies around the globe with solutions to a multitude of professional service-based requirements.
OASIS SB is a small business set-aside contract developed in response to the government’s substantial need for a hybrid, government-wide acquisition vehicle that provides a streamlined solution for federal agencies. It is designed to reduce duplication of contracting efforts across the government, and to provide agencies with comprehensive, integrated professional services contract options. With this contract vehicle, NikSoft is able to compete with other companies in Pool 1 and Pool 3, one of six based on NAICS codes.
The core disciplines of the OASIS SB contract include program management, management consulting, logistics, engineering, scientific services, and financial services. GSA’s goal in creating OASIS SB is to provide a total solution to agencies’ requirements, while maximizing opportunities for small businesses.
OASIS has already become the solution of choice for some government agencies. In December of 2013, the United States Air Force committed to use OASIS SB in lieu of creating several of its own multiple-award, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) acquisition vehicles. These efforts are estimated to be worth approximately $1.4 billion per year and use of OASIS SB will save the Air Force and taxpayers significant dollars and resources.
NikSoft’s experience working with federal government agencies puts us in a perfect position to continue providing superior services worldwide. For more information on NikSoft’s OASIS SB award, please contact:
Christina M. Agresti, Vice President,
*The OASIS SB announcement by GSA can be found at GSA OASIS SB announcement.
NikSoft awarded DHA 2014
February, 1, 2014: Virginia- based NikSoft was awarded DHSS Capacity Services Contract with Defense Health Agency (DHA) for a period of 1 year. NikSoft provides qualified technical support services in the area of program support for the migration of the Defense Health System Services (DHSS) systems and applications from the existing operating environments and hardware to the DISA provided operating environments and hardware to align with DHSS chief technology officer (CTO). NikSoft provides services that include information technology and program management support, operations, planning, scheduling, coordination, and support for the efficient and successful migration of all DISA-located DHSS applications and products across all Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) -located DHSS projects and activities prior to, during, and after migration from customer owned equipment to DISA Capacity Services. NikSoft also supports creation and update to all related system lifecycle and operational documentation/processes and participate in or lead associated technical reviews, as appropriate for all migrating systems prior to, during and after migration.
NikSoft awarded DISA 2013
September,12, 2013: Virginia- based NikSoft was awarded the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA ) Public Key Infrastructure (PKI ) contract for a period 5 years. NikSoft Provides subject matter experts for Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and expansions as part of future Net Centric operations for the DISA PKI Program Management Office. Contract includes: development and coordination of PKI policies and procedures, engineering support of the DoD PKI implementation; performing compliance audits of DoD, national security system, and external certificate authorities; development of certification & accreditation documentation and facilitation of vulnerability assessments of the DoD PKI. Training of DoD certificate authority agents and other certificate issuance users is also included.
DUNS Open Rating 2012
NikSoft is structured around a strong customer focus with a high-level commitment to satisfy customer requirements. We have an established reputation for superior work and on-time delivery. Our Company strives to develop relationships of trust with our customers in order to encourage open communication and customer feedback.
Our clients rated us in the areas of reliability, cost accuracy, timeliness, quality, business relations, personnel, customer support, and responsiveness. Stakeholder satisfaction earned us a very strong Dun & Bradstreet Performance Rating of 96 (up from 93) out of 100 overall.