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Preparing to Bid the Washington State IT Development Solicitation  3/10/2023, 9:00am – 10am 

Competitive Solicitation 16322
IT Development Services


Find the full solicitation on Washington’s Electronic Business Solution (WEBS). Vendors not registered in WEBS will
not receive updates or amendments to the solicitation, which could disadvantage your bid.

Pre-bid conference: March 13, 2023
Join via Microsoft Teams
9:30-11:00am PST
Meeting ID: 237 523 471 293
Passcode: mrcysd
Join by phone
1-564-999-2000, United States, Olympia
1-833-322-1218, United States (Toll-free)
Phone Conference ID: 908 795 192#

Contract location: Statewide

Contract description: The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services (Enterprise Services) is issuing this Competitive Solicitation pursuant to RCW 39.26. Pursuant to this Competitive Solicitation, Enterprise Services intends to conduct a competitive procurement to establish and award multiple Statewide Contracts for Washington state agencies and other eligible purchasers to purchase certain information technology development services (i.e., services that provide expertise to create the technology infrastructure for an organization and augment organizational capabilities. These services are dedicated to the process of creating, building, designing, deploying, and supporting IT framework). “IT Development Services”, by experience level (journey, senior, expert), from innovative, professional, qualified bidders.

Washington state agencies and other eligible purchasers have operational needs for IT Development Services. Accordingly, to provide a cost effective and efficient competitive procurement solution for Washington state agencies and other eligible purchasers to purchase IT Development Services, this Competitive Solicitation is divided into four (4) separate categories, each with three (3) subcategories: journey level, senior level, and expert level.

  • Category A: Web Developer Services: Web development is creating innovative design and layout of compelling websites that offer an effective, user-friendly environment that is easy to manage and meets standards for web architecture, accessibility, and functionality.
  • Category B: Application Developer Services: An Application Developer is responsible for management of
    application systems and client server analysis, implementation, integration work, maintenance, custom
    development, and support for complex applications. They are responsible to perform the planning, design and development of organizational applications, which support all line-of-business requirements.
  • Category C: Software Tester Services: A Software Tester utilizes industry tool sets to validate full functionality of systems as well as interoperability with databases and both horizontal and vertical integration with other interfaced systems. This is not limited to testing as it encompasses quality assurance for products, user experience for software/applications and accessibility.
  • Category D: IT Architect Services: An IT Architect is responsible for architecting, engineering, designing, and implementing technical solutions. An IT Architect will design or evaluate the architectures across the enterprise and develop or lead others in the development of full stack solutions including Cloud technologies, middle tier components, network infrastructure, databases, reports, and other enterprise solutions with an ability to work with legacy custom software

Through the Statewide Contracts established by this solicitation, Washington state agencies and other eligible purchasers may obtain contracted IT Development Services.

Commodity codes:
920-02 Access Services, Data
920-03 Application Service Provider (ASP) (Web Based Hosted)
920-04 Applications Software (For Main Frame Systems)
920-07 Applications Software for Microcomputer Systems: Business, Mathematical/Statistical, Medical, Scientific, etc.
920-14 Applications Software (For Minicomputer Systems)
920-15 Assessment and Profiling Services of Software
920-16 Biometric Authentication System Software Services (Including Maintenance and Repair)
920-17 Electronic Forms Services
920-18 Computer Aided Design Services
920-19 Computer Digitizing Services
920-20 Computer Output to Microfilm (COM) Processing Services
920-21 Data Entry Services
920-22 Data Preparation and Processing Services (Including Bates Coding)
920-23 Data Recovery Services
920-24 Data Conversion Services
920-25 Diskette, CD Rom, and Tape Duplicating Services
920-26 Desktop Publishing Services
920-27 E-Commerce Software Development Services
920-28 Emergency Back-up Services and Facilities for Data Processing
920-29 Facilities Management Services, Computer
920-30 Image Processing and Conversion Services
920-31 Installation of Computers, Peripherals, and Related Equipment (Including Software)
920-32 Intelligent Transportation System Software (To Include Design, Development, and Maintenance Services)
920-33 Mapping Services, Digitized, Cartography (See 962-52 for Standard Mapping Services)
920-34 Media Conversion Services
920-35 Modification of Existing Equipment (Including Cost of Parts)
920-37 Networking Services (Including Installation, Security, and Maintenance)
920-38 Optical Scanning Services
920-39 Processing System Services, Data (Not Otherwise Classified)
920-40 Programming Services, Computer (Including Mobile Device Applications)
920-41 Retrieval Services, Information
920-4 Recertification/Rehabilitation of Magnetic Media (Disk Packs, Tapes, etc.)
920-43 Recharging and Remanufacturing of Printer and Fax Cartridges
920-44 Risk Management for Software Development
920-45 Software Maintenance/Support
920-46 Software Updating Services
920-47 Support Services, Computer (Includes Computer Warranties)
920-48 Storage Services, Data Media
920-49 Systems/Executive Software, Main Frame
920-50 Shredding Services, Computer Components and Peripherals
920-56 Systems/Executive Software, Microcomputer
920-63 Systems/Executive Software, Minicomputer
920-64 System Implementation and Engineering Services
920-65 System Requirements Quality Assurance Review
920-66 System/Network/Database Administration Services
920-77 Teleprocessing Via Proprietary Data Bases
920-84 Teleprocessing, Business (Timesharing)
920-90 Teleprocessing, Scientific, Industrial, Medical, etc. -Timesharing
920-91 Training, Computer Based (Software Supported)
920-94 Word Processing Software, Main Frame
920-95 Word Processing Software, Microcomputer
920-96 Word Processing Software, Minicomputer
915-28 Electronic Information and Mailing Services
918-29 Computer Software Consulting
918-30 Computer Network Consulting
918-71 IT Consulting
918-88 Quality Assurance/Control Consulting
918-90 Strategic Technology Planning and Consulting Services
206-54 Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
209-49 Geographic Information System (GIS) Software
958-16 Business Management Services
958-23 Computer Management Services
958-82 Records Management Services (Including Document Management Services which also includes Technology Integration)
962-52 Mapping Services (Including Cartography and Surveying Services, Not Aerial) (See 920-33 for Digitized Mapping Services) and 905-10 for Aerial Mapping and Survey Services)
920-76 Testing of Systems Infrastructure, Components or Software, IT Services

Diverse Business Inclusion plan: Required if using subcontractors

Preference/priority points: 5
• Executive Order 18-03

Solicitation documents: Solicitation documents, contacts and bid instructions are available in WEBS:

Question-and-answer period: February 27, 2023-April 21, 2023. Submit questions or concerns about this solicitation in writing to the Procurement Coordinator: Julie Aalberg at [email protected].

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