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IT Development Services Solicitation 16322

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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

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9:30-11:00am PST

Meeting ID: 237 523 471 293
Passcode: mrcysd

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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


Closing Date: 
Monday, May 1, 2023
Point of Contact: 
Julie Aalberg