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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)

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:

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:

  • Delphi – Oracle Federal Financial System
    • FSS - is a Discoverer workbook that electronically
      produces Financial Statements pulled directly from DELPHI
      in accordance with Treasury requirements
    • SF224-monthly Treasury Statement Requirement
  • 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
  • Freedom of Information Act – National Tracking System (FOIA-NTS)
  • Workers Compensation Information System (WCIS)
  • Federal Personnel and Payroll System Web Printing (FPPS-Web)
  • Selections Within Faster Times (SWIFT)/AVIATOR is a suite
    of automated Human Resources (HR) processing programs developed
    for FAA's HR department that integrates with USAJOBS
  • Financial Intranet and Information Systems (FIIS) developed
    13 separate applications for the FAA's Office of Finance
  • Situational Assessment through the re-creation of incidents
    for XP (SATORI XP) developed for the FAA Academy
  • Tailored airport simulations created through collaboration
    with the FAA Academy
  • Cybersecurity Assessment and Management (CSAM) for
    the Office of the Secretary of Transportation