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The following are descriptions of the services provided by FCN, and the rates applicable in each situation
Application Programming to Specifications Use formal application development tools techniques to:
  • Design and code application programs in accordance with specifications
  • Test (including test data preparation) and debug programs
  • Document and maintain programs
  • FCN will require contact with designers to clarify specifications.

Application Analysis, Design and Programming Use formal application systems development methodologies to:
  • Design programs, including detailed database specifications and human interface design
  • Prepare detailed specifications for programming, creation and modification of user procedures, planning and control of acceptance testing.
Friendship Computer/Netdata will require user contact and other research to discover details of an existing system or determine needs for new development. Work may require an understanding of a particular business area.
Technical Support Use knowledge of specific techniques, methods, tools or products to do one or more of the following:
  • Answer specific questions or provide advice regarding application design
  • Audit application designs and conduct performance evaluations
  • Support design of system architecture
  • Evaluate choices, recommend best approach
  • Diagnose problems in technology system development and operation, recommend solutions

Technical Consultation Use knowledge of specific techniques, methods, tools or products to provide:
  • Input on the design of full Information Technology systems
  • Assistance with long-term strategic planning.

Application Technical Design Perform some or all of the following tasks:
  • Design, normalize, implement and maintain all components of an application, including data voice communication software, hardware and networks, operating system, multimedia devices, etc.
  • Create procedures for data security and back-up & recovery: database
  • Select, test and trouble shoot software and hardware
  • Deconstruct applications into subsystems, evaluate alternative designs
  • Plan and conduct system integration and performance testing

Information System Technical Infrastructure Design Perform some or all of the following tasks:
  • Evaluate design of Information System infrastructures, recommend changes
  • Develop long-term Information System strategies in keeping with the mission of the enterprise
  • Evaluate the use of Information Technologies for strategic advantage
  • Define criteria for setting development priorities, determine implementation timetables and evaluate alternative solutions
  • Collect information and present findings, working with groups of the client’s employees (users and Information Systems personnel) as appropriate

Team Leadership Part-time management of a team of consultants while also producing deliverable system development products, performing support function or providing some other type of services. Team Leadership includes some or all of the following:
  • Plan and schedule work, estimate costs, allocate and minor tasks
  • Verify deliverable products
  • Resolve problems and control the scope of projects
  • Track progress, report status, exceptions and other information to individuals designed by client

Project Management Full-time management of projects with responsibility for achieving successful results, including performing the following tasks as needed:
  • Assure compliance with SBA 1 Quality System
  • Manage the project planning team
  • Manage the risk and scope of the project
  • Resolve problems
  • Report status, exceptions and other information to individuals designated by the client
  • Verify deliverable products
  • Audit projects and manage turnaround of out-of-control projects

FSC Class Labor Category Government Hourly Rate
D307 or D308 Application Programming to Specifications Call for Rate
D306, D308 or D302 Application Analysis, Design and Programming Call for Rate
D307 or D311 Technical Support Call for Rate
D307 or D311 Technical Consultation Call for Rate
D306, D307, D311 or D302 Application Technical Design Call for Rate
D306, D307, D311 or D302 Information System Technical Infrastructure Design Call for Rate
D307, D317-1, D301 or D399 Team Leadership Call for Rate
D316, D307, D317-1, D301 or D399 Project Management Call for Rate