Labor Categories

Labor
Category
Title
MediaNow
SIN 132-51 Hourly
Rates to GSA *
MediaNow
Hourly Rates for
Commercial Clients
Project Control Specialist
Project Manager
Systems Architect
Network Engineer
Software / Hardware Engineer
System Administration
Database Secialist
Software Specialist
$125.00
$120.00
$115.00
$100.00
$95.00
$80.00
$70.00
$60.00
$145.00
$135.00
$130.00
$120.00
$110.00
$100.00
$85.00
$75.00

* Industrial Funding Fee is included in the GSA Hourly Rates.
Note: All non-professional labor categories must be incidental to and used solely to support hardware, software and/or professional services, and cannot be purchased separately.

PROJECT CONTROL SPECIALIST

Oversees planning, costing, specifications, financial management and administrative activities such as budgeting, labor resource planning, and financial reporting. Manages highly complex technical/engineering projects. Cost control and budget accountability.

Duties and Responsibilities
– Client Liaison
– Performs complex evaluations of existing procedures, processes, techniques, models, and/or systems related to management problems or contractual issues that would require a report, and recommends solutions.
– Develops work breakdown structures, prepares charts, tables, graphs, and diagrams to assist in analyzing problems.
– Supervision
– Performs additional duties as assigned.

Experience and Education Requirements
– Bachelor\’s degree or equivalent. Six (6) years of general experience is considered equivalent to a Bachelor\’s degree. With a Master\’s degree, no specific experience is required.

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PROJECT MANAGER

Manages highly complex technical/engineering projects. Responsible for planning, organizing, and executing all phases of small to mid-size client projects. Responsible for establishing and meeting project milestones by analyzing the clients needs and then leading a team of programmers, graphic designers, and other team members to complete the project within specified timeline.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
– Client Liaison
– Analyzes client objectives and prepares a \’Requirements Document.
– Establishes major project milestones and general project timelines.
– Assures that all milestones are achieved on time and to a high level of quality.
– Ultimately responsible for client satisfaction.
– Supervision
– Performs additional duties as assigned.

Experience and Education Requirements
– Bachelor\’s degree, or equivalent, and four (4) years of general experience. Six (6) years of general experience is considered equivalent to a Bachelor\’s degree. With a Master\’s degree, no specific experience is required.

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SYSTEMS ARCHITECT

Senior analyst who performs a variety of systems design and engineering tasks that are broad in nature and are concerned with design and implementation of major enterprise systems development and integration, including supporting personnel, hardware, software, and support facilities and/or equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities
– Plans and performs systems and networking engineering research, design development, and other assignments in conformance with system and network design, engineering, and customer specifications.
– Manages highly complex technical/engineering projects.
– Coordinates the activities of Systems Engineers and Network Engineers assigned to specific system and network engineering projects.
– Acts as the lead technical authority on a project team.
– Performs additional duties as assigned.

Experience and Education Requirements
– Master\’s degree, or equivalent, and ten (10) years of general experience. A Bachelor\’s degree and nine (9) years of general experience is equivalent to a Master\’s degree; or a High School Diploma (or equivalent) and fifteen (15) years of general experience is considered equivalent to a Master\’s degree. With a Ph.D., eight (8) years of general experience is acceptable.

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NETWORK ENGINEER

Under supervision, assists in defining and executing network systems engineering activities within a project. These activities may consist of network: planning, security, performance management, capacity planning, testing and validation, benchmarking, information engineering, and development and staffing of a systems engineering management plan. wireless broadband bridges, wireless LANs, surveys and mapping.

Duties and Responsibilities
– Performs systems engineering planning, performance management, capacity planning, testing and validation, benchmarking, information engineering.
– Assists in the development of a systems engineering management plan.
– Supports a Systems Engineer, as required.
– Analyzes and develops technical documentation detailing the integration and system performance.
– Performs additional duties as assigned.

Experience and Education Requirements
– Bachelor\’s degree, or equivalent, and eight (8) years of general experience. Six (6) years of general experience is considered equivalent to a Bachelor\’s degree. With a Master\’s degree, six (6) years of general experience is required.

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SOFTWARE / HARDWARE ENGINEER

Under general supervision, engineers\’ software or hardware solutions based upon client requirements. Heads up projects that make use of commercially available or custom software engineering tools as required. Specifies, orders, installs or arranges installations and supervises hardware needs

Duties and Responsibilities
– Engineer\’s software solutions based upon client requirements.
– Manages projects that make use of commercially available or custom tools, as required.
– Develops technical documentation detailing the project design parameters.
– Performs additional duties as assigned.

Experience and Education Requirements
– Bachelor\’s degree, or equivalent, and eight (8) years of general experience. Six (6) years of general experience is considered equivalent to a Bachelor\’s degree. With a Master\’s degree, six (6) years of general experience is required.

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SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

Supervises and manages the daily activities of configuration and operation of business systems that may be mainframe, mini, web, or client/server based. Performs full QA testing across a spectrum of hardware and software matrix points.

Duties and Responsibilities
– Optimizes system operation and resource utilization, and performs system capacity analysis and planning.
– Assists users in accessing and using business systems.
– Performs additional duties as assigned.

Experience and Education Requirements
– Bachelor\’s degree, or equivalent, and two (2) years of general experience. Six (6) years of general experience is considered equivalent to a Bachelor\’s degree. With a Master\’s degree, no experience is required.

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DATABASE SPECIALIST

Under supervision manages highly complex technical/engineering projects Responsible for the analysis and general management of all small to mid-level database systems. This includes, but is not limited to, managing all currently active client-specific database systems. May work with other Database Specialists, Database Programmers, and other appropriate personnel to perform any database software upgrades and other database related tasks. Performs QA testing. Oracle, MySQL and other boxed or custom data apps.

Duties and Responsibilities
– Analyzes computer software processes and possesses a wide range of capabilities, including data warehouse technologies, business data model, Executive Information Management, and Decision Support System.
– Analyzes user interfaces, maintains hardware and software performance tuning, analyzes workload and computer usage, maintains interfaces with outside systems, and analyzes proposed system modifications and upgrades.
– Performs additional duties as assigned.

Experience and Education Requirements
– Bachelor\’s degree or equivalent and three (3) years of general experience. Five (5) years of general experience is equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree. With a Master’s degree, one (1) year of general experience is require.

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SOFTWARE SPECIALIST

Under supervision, works with specific software programs to create user interfaces, controls and navigation. Interfaces project with custom or third party software. Performs QA testing.

Duties and Responsibilities
– Prepares functional requirements and specifications for hardware/software acquisitions.
– Ensures that problems have been properly identified and solutions will satisfy the project requirements.
– Performs additional duties as assigned.
– Support for HTML, JAVA, PHP, Flash, and other third party software programs.

Experience and Education Requirements
– Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Six (6) years of general experience is considered equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree.

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