Social Security Administration

Mission: Deliver Social Security services, including benefits to retirees, survivors and disability insurance programs.

Budget: $11.5 billion in fiscal 2010
$12.5 billion estimate for fiscal 2012
IT budget: $1.4 billion, estimated for fiscal 2011

People to know
  • Michael Astrue, commissioner.
  • Frank Baitman, CIO.
  • Greg Pace, deputy CIO.
  • Michael Gallagher, deputy commissioner for budget, finance and management.
2011 small-business forecast
Project Value
Electronic security system maintenance: $500,000 to $1 million
Shredding and recycling: $1 million to $5 million
Armed guard services: More than $5 million

2010 top contractors
  • Lockheed Martin: $104 million
  • IBM: $76.2 million
  • Nortel: $80.7 million
  • Dell Inc.: $63.9 million
  • NANA Regional Corp.: $45.8 million
2010 top small-business contractors
  • Koniag: $37.9 million.
  • MicroTech: $26.8 million.
  • AHTNA Engineering: $13.2 million.
  • Bowhead Systems Management: $10.8 million.
  • ReliaSource Inc.: $4.9 million.
Key contracts
IT Support Services Contract
Value: $2.8 billion
Contractors: Lockheed Martin Corp., Northrop Grumman Corp., Computer Sciences Corp., Accenture

Agencywide Support Services Contract
Value: $525 million
Contractor: Lockheed Martin

Telephone System Replacement Project
Value: $300 million
Contractor: Avaya Inc.

Disability Case Processing Systems Development Services
Value: $200 million
Contractor: Lockheed Martin

Benefits Offset National Demonstration Implementation and Evaluation
Value: $121 million
Contractor: ABT Associates

Top requests for proposals
  • Design and construction of SSA's National Support Center: $350 million.
  • IT Engineering Support Services: $262 million.
  • Consolidated management services: $49.4 million.
  • Evaluate Youth Transition Demonstration projects: $34.7 million.

2011 investments by line of business
  • IT management: $793.1 million.
  • Income security: $313.2 million.
  • Financial management: $85.5 million.
  • Human resources: $76.7 million.
  • Planning and budgeting: $30.6 million.

Sources: Input, Social Security Administration

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