Octo Metric JV will provide Agile development, maintenance, security, and operational support of TTB’s new and existing business applications.
January 19, 2021, Reston, Va. – Octo, a member of the Octo Metric Joint Venture (JV) with Metric5, is pleased to announce it has been awarded the DevOps – Software Development Services (DO-SDS) contract at the U.S. Treasury’s Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB). Offering end-to-end DevOps support, Octo will provide Development and Operations of mission enabling applications, including IT management and governance, business process analysis, solution architecture and design, application development and configuration, and database and server management. The contract period of performance covers five years and has a total value of $63 million.
TTB’s mission is to collect alcohol, tobacco, firearms, and ammunition excise taxes to ensure alcoholic beverages are labeled, advertised, and marketed in accordance with the law, and to administer the laws and regulations in a manner that protects the revenue, protects the consumer, and promotes voluntary compliance. TTB is responsible for enforcing the laws regulating alcohol production, importation, and wholesale businesses; tobacco manufacturing and importing businesses; and alcohol labeling and advertising.
“We are thrilled to support TTB and their vision to be a model for next generation government,” said Octo Senior Director Brian Funk. “This win showcases Octo’s leading-edge software development capabilities, and we are excited to implement our Agile DevOps Playbook and other technology accelerators at TTB.”
“Octo is pleased to be expanding our support at the Department of the Treasury and developing this relationship with TTB,” said Thomas Lee, Senior Vice President at Octo. “Our JV partner Metric5 has been great to collaborate with in the past, and we are looking forward to working together once again at TTB. This contract really does allow us to demonstrate our joint software development capability and our collaborative approach to working with our customers.”
Octo challenges the status quo, empowering federal agencies to leap IT hurdles by using emerging technologies to create transformative solutions that enable rapid modernization, enhance citizen engagement, and maximize human impact. We continually explore ways to transform IT, producing results vital to national security, intelligence, health care, and more.
Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Octo is a technology firm dedicated to solving the Federal Government’s most complex challenges with Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Agile DevSecOps, Cloud Engineering, Open Source, Cybersecurity, and Data Science solutions. Octo enables the government to modernize faster and meet the needs of rapidly changing missions with agility. Our approach is collaborative, and our outcomes are superior.