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Application Services

"Best in government support."

Application Services

At a cabinet level, Application Services has been called "best in government support" using financial systems and management. Through the use of emerging technologies, products are standardized for any on-going hardware and software architecture. One of the service tools commonly used by the Application Service professional is the Oracle Federal Financials version of e-business suite. Highly experienced teams provide business solutions using microcomputer, client/server, mainframe, and web technologies. Application technicians have strong skill sets in the areas of:

  • Knowledge and discipline in the System Development
    Lifecycle Process (SDLC)
  • Enterprise and customer solution development and maintenance
  • Expertise in handling Sensitive Personally Identifiable
    Information (SPII)and Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
  • Operations of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Support for applications development in open source
    hardware platforms (LINUX)
  • Federal Payroll Tools that include time and attendance,
    and labor distribution
  • Procurement Information Management, Procurement
    Request Information System (PRISM)
  • Disaster Response and Recovery planning and availability
    of a Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)

Custom Solutions

Many times off-the-shelf applications are not suitable for just any business need. The specialists in Custom Solutions can design, develop, and implement an application that works well for most system requirements and infrastructure, regardless of the size. Here are a few applications that have been customized to fit particular industry needs:

  • The Automated Vacancy Information Access Tool for Online Referral (AVIATOR) system provides for the creation of job announcements, referral list processing, and selection(s). The applicant piece of the AVIATOR system allows a USAJOBS registered applicant to apply on FAA job announcements.
  • The Instrument Flight Procedures Automation (IFPA) applications are a suite of “Next Generation” (NextGen) Information Technology (IT) tools that create products using fully integrated solutions for visual and instrument flight procedures.
  • The FAA Motor Vehicle System (MVS) is the FAA’s official Fleet Management tool. MVS is a web based system that tracks cars, snow mobiles, trailers and anything else that has to be tagged is tracked by the system. MVS maintains vehicle level data, line of business vehicle assignment, and vehicle budget related expenses.
  • Freedom of Information Act – National Tracking System (FOIA-NTS)
  • Workers Compensation Information System (WCIS)
  • Federal Personnel and Payroll System Web Printing (FPPS-Web)
  • Utilization, Screening, and Disposition Web (USDWeb) is a web application for property disposal officers (PDO) and their managers that interfaces with property management and disposal systems that facilitates disposal of government property.
  • Cybersecurity Assessment and Management (CSAM) for the Office of the Secretary of Transportation

Enterprise And Departmental Systems

The Enterprise and Departmental Systems component of the ESC provides support to enterprise-level systems as part of the shared services that distinguishes ESC as a key provider in the federal information services sector. These systems have the characteristic of being used by a large customer base, to include the entire Department of Transportation and other federal entities. The specialized systems that are managed by Application Services under the Enterprise and Departmental Systems include:

  • Delphi – Oracle Federal Financial System
    • FSS - is a Discoverer workbook that electronically
      produces Financial Statements pulled directly from DELPHI
      in accordance with Treasury requirements
    • CTA (Classification Transactions and Accountability) - monthly Treasury Statement Requirement
    • Data Act (Digital Accountability and Transparency Act) reporting
  • CASTLE (time and attendance system)
  • ESC PRISM (procurement request information system)
  • Interface Repository (IR) – interfacing technologies that
    provide personnel and payroll data throughout the customer base