BuddoBot Wins AISS III Contract
Who We Are
What in the world is BuddoBot?
We get this question a lot from those who don’t know us… at least not yet. BuddoBot is an 8(a) Veteran Owned Small Business. We are a team of talented problem-solvers, subject matter experts, and managers that specialize in Cybersecurity, IT, and Infrastructure services. We are a genuine team that understands the need for quality resources and delivery at an affordable cost.
What does BuddoBot mean?
Buddo – A derivative of buddy. Bot – A representation of technical efficiency and accuracy. Combine the two and you have BuddoBot (pronounced Bud-o-Bot). Our name reflects our friendly, team-oriented approach to collaborative solutions. BuddoBot, founded in 2008, has built upon its approachable expertise and strength of staff to become a contending small business.
Why should you choose BuddoBot?
Our team of exceptional Subject Matter Experts and Managers are handpicked to match skill with personality. We are thinkers… our goal is to provide both a logical and out-of-the-box look into your environment or project. We create a unique approach to ensure that all tasks are completed not only better, but with the attention to detail that anyone would expect in his or her own work.
Committed to our team
Committed to our customers
BuddoBot was founded on the principle that our success is measured by the value of the results we deliver to our clients. We use an interactive and facilitative approach to acquire a full understanding of our client’s unique situation and needs, the risks that are present, and the solutions that are required. The way in which we deliver value to our clients is equally important. Trust, authenticity, and confidentiality are the foundation of a value-based consulting relationship. We are strongly committed to delivering all that we promise with integrity and respect, maintain an independent and candid view, generate new insights and ways of thinking, and design actionable approaches.
BuddoBot has established strategic alliances with organizations that share our commitment of delivering quality services, being competitive and achieving common goals. We have had the privilege to partner with the following companies:
What is Agile-Bot?
Agile-Bot is a family of SBA approved Veteran Owned, 8(a) Mentor-Protege Joint Ventures (MP/JVs) between BuddoBot Inc. (Protege) and Agile Defense, Inc. (Mentor). The MP/JV family, comprised of Agile-Bot LLC and Agile-Bot II LLC, provides Cybersecurity and Information Technology services to Federal and Department of Defense agencies. Agile-Bot brings together the unique capabilities and qualifications from BuddoBot and Agile Defense, creating an exceptionally strong small business that can manage task orders of all sizes without loss of quality, within a competitive rate structure.
See more about Agile-Bot here.
Agile Defense, having grown in the past few years from a small business to a large company, provides a good blend of confidence in its ability to handle projects of all sizes without forgetting about what makes small businesses so great. The people, the character, the quality, and importance of working collaboratively at every level.
BuddoBot and Agile Defense share similar core competencies, philosophies, and critical attention to detail allowing both organizations to work synchronously as one. The team culture across companies is what makes this Mentor Protégé relationship so successful, it is one team, working together at every level.
See what BuddoBot has been up to...Providing innovative and reliable solutions for over a decade.
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Aug 2018 – BuddoBot, as part of the Savantage Solutions Small Business Team, is awarded Information Technology Enterprise Solutions-3 Services (ITES-3S). ITES-3S is a potential nine year, $12.1 billion contract which encompasses areas of enterprise IT including cybersecurity, integration, consolidation, telecommunications, supply chain management, operation and maintenance, business process engineering, and education and training services to the U.S. Army.
Aug 2018 – BuddoBot Inc. is awarded contract to provide External Penetration Testing services to fortune 500 organization.
July 2018 – BuddoBot Inc. is awarded task order to provide Security Validation services for Department of Treasury’s, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN).
June 2018 – BuddoBot Inc. is awarded contract to provide Program Management Support to Telecommunications and Voice over IP (VOIP) projects to Medstar Health.
March 2018 – BuddoBot Inc. is awarded contract to provide External and Internal Penetration Testing services to commercial financial services firm.
February 2018 – BuddoBot is awarded FCC Enterprise Testing Support Services contract to provide Penetration Testing services, as subcontractor, in support of the Oasys International Corporation IV&V team.
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October 2017 – BuddoBot provides Penetration Testing and Cyber services to DC/MD/VA Hospital System.
June 2017 – BuddoBot Inc. is awarded U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) 8(a) Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resources for Services II (STARS II) Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC).
May 2017 – BuddoBot Inc. is awarded five year contract to provide IT Security Assessment and Authorization Services to the Department of Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN).
March 2017 – BuddoBot Inc. and Agile Defense Inc. form SBA 8(a) Mentor Protege relationship and are provided official approval by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
February 2017 – BuddoBot provides Penetration Testing services in support of Oasys International Corporation for the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) customer.
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November 2016 – BuddoBot is called upon to provide Forensics Analysis to critical systems within Fortune 500 organization.
June 2016 – BuddoBot is called upon to test and evaluate the security posture of an enterprise email and antivirus system for large hospital system.
March 2016 – BuddoBot is awarded contract to provide ongoing Penetration Testing and Information Assurance/ Governance services to Fortune 500 organization.
March 2016 – BuddoBot as team member to Savantage Solutions was awarded the Program Management Support Services Three (PMSS3) IDIQ contract vehicle from the U.S. Army.
January 2016 – Agile-Bot (Joint Venture between BuddoBot and Agile-Defense) is awarded four year contract to provide OCONUS system administration services to U.S. Army Central (ARCENT) G39 Air and Missile Defense (AMD).
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October 2015 – BuddoBot provides Penetration Testing services in support of Oasys International Corporation for the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) customer.
August 2015 – BuddoBot receives approval from the SBA for the 8(a) Joint Venture (JV), Agile-Bot LLC. Partnered with Agile Defense, Inc. Agile-Bot will provide Information Technology and Information Security services to the Federal government and Department of Defense agencies. This strategic alliance captures the essence of small business while providing the resource power and expertise of a larger entity.
July 2015 – BuddoBot named “Best Subcontractor” in Washington Technology’s Insider Report 2015. We greatly appreciate our partner/s that made this submission.
May 2015 – BuddoBot receives multiple awards for Penetration Testing services in the commercial and medical space.
September 2014 – BuddoBot receives an 8(a) direct prime contract award from The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP). BuddoBot will be performing an Inside Plant (ISP) / Outside Plant (OSP) infrastructure survey and post survey planning and installation for one of BOP’s critical Penitentiaries.
August 2014 – BuddoBot receives second award for Cyber Security Services for PinnacleHealth.
June 2014 – BuddoBot receives award for PCI and Security Assessment services for a large Fortune 500 organization.
May 2014 – BuddoBot receives award for Cyber Security services to PinnacleHealth the leading hospital and healthcare system in Central PA.
May 2014 – BuddoBot becomes official Protege to Sotera Defense Solutions for the DHS Mentor Protege Program.
February 2014 – BuddoBot receives award for Cyber Security Assessment and Penetration Testing Services to Virginia State University (VSU).
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November 2013 – BuddoBot receives an admission award as an 8(a) Prime Contractor on the Navy Seaport-e contract vehicle.
October 2013 – BuddoBot receives an award for Information Security Management services for Headquarters Air Force Security Forces Center (AFSFC) Security Equipment Integration Working Group (SEIWG) Interoperability Verification Tool (SIV-T). BuddoBot will be performing Security Management, Engineering, C&A, and Validation services for this effort.
July 2013 – BuddoBot receives subcontract award, from Computer Aid Inc. (CAI) for Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessment services to multiple commercial industry vendors.
March 2013 – BuddoBot receives an admission award as subcontractor on NIH’s Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) CIO-SP3 IDIQ contract vehicle with Sotera Defense Solutions.
September 2012 – BuddoBot is awarded prime contract to conduct Infrastructure Surveys and Assessments for the Department of Justice (DOJ) Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP). Tasked with assessing and documenting the existing infrastructure conditions to provide improved stability, performance and reliability of the network infrastructure through Inside Plant (ISP) and Outside Plant (OSP) infrastructure upgrades and improvements.
July 2012 – BuddoBot receives an admission award as subcontractor on the Navy Seaport-e contract vehicle.
May 2012 – BuddoBot receives its Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certification by the State of New Jersey.
January 2012 – BuddoBot receives its 8(a) certification by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
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September 2011 – BuddoBot is awarded prime contract for Network Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessment services for the Virginia State University (VSU).
May 2011 – BuddoBot becomes an approved vendor for Information Security and Information Technology services for the Commonwealth of Virginia on the Supplier Managed Staff Augmentation (SMSA) and SOW vehicle.
December 2010 – BuddoBot receives subcontract award, from Smartronix Inc., to deploy a team of Systems Engineers and Information Assurance Analysts in support of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Authority To Operate (ATO) Certification and Accreditation process.
May 2010 – BuddoBot receives three year subcontract award, from BAH, to provide Information Assurance and Information Technology services, covering two task areas, in support of the U.S. Army Product Manager Acquisition Business (PM AcqBus).
January 2010 – BuddoBot receives subcontract award, from BAH, to provide Information Assurance services in support of the Army Materiel Command (AMC) Information Assurance Division.
July 2008 – BuddoBot is awarded prime contract to design and develop new corporate logo, marketing material, and website for large commercial builder, CVT Construction.
What We Do
What we do...
- Cybersecurity Operations
- Penetration Testing
- Reverse Engineering / Malware Analysis
- Incident Response
- Digital Forensics
- Simulated Phishing
- Mobile Application Security
- Vulnerability Assessments
- Security Awareness Training
What we do...
- Certification & Accreditation
- Risk Management Framework
- Independant Verification & Validation
- Cyber Risk Assessments
- Cyber Governance
What we do...
- Cognitive Security
- Federal Provider for GreyNoise™
What we do...
- Systems Engineering and Integration
- System Administration
- Engineering Management
- Network Design and Deployment
- Equipment Staging and Provisioning
- Application and System Testing
- Wireless Deployments
- OS Migration
- Help Desk and Support
- Configuration Management
What we do...
- Cloud Strategy
- Cloud Readiness
- Cloud Architecture
- Cloud Migration
- Cloud Operations and Maintenance
- Cloud Optimization
What we do
- Inside Plant (ISP) Installation
- Outside Plant (OSP) Installation
- IP Telephony
- Custom Audio/Video
- Conference/Training Centers
Ready to support your mission...Doing business with BuddoBot is easy – we have a number of contract vehicles available to support your mission. Details are provided below.
8(a) Sole Source
As an 8(a) certified small business, BuddoBot Inc. can fully participate in the numerous sole-source and set-aside procurement opportunities offered by the Federal government. Sole source contracts can be approved in a matter of days. Federal Agencies with a Small Business Program will understand how to guide their contracting officers, planners and engineers through the sole source contract program. Because the 8(a) program is a federal mandate, Federal Agencies receive credit for the amount of work they issue to an 8(a) company. The current sole source ceiling value is $4 million per contract. BuddoBot’s SBA 8(a) certification is valid through January 2021.
The 8(a) sole source vehicle provides agencies a simplified and shortened acquisition procedure:
1. Reduced decision cycle: the time required to award an 8(a) sole source contract is usually within days.
2. Lowered administrative costs: procurement process and time is reduced to a minimum.
3. Prices reflecting the best value: agency negotiates with the firm directly to get the best value.
4. Credit for promoting small business participation within agency.
5. Can initiate a contract with a simple high level statement of work.
8(a) STARSII GSA
BuddoBot Inc., a veteran and minority owned 8(a) small business, has been awarded the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) 8(a) Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resources for Services II (STARS II) Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). The STARS II GWAC is a multiple-award, indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract designed to promote small business utilization when purchasing information technology (IT) services or IT services-based solutions for the federal government. It is reserved exclusively for qualifying certified 8(a) small business concerns as the prime contractors.
Contract Name: GSA 8(a) STARSII
Contract Number: GS00Q17GWD2331
Point of Contact: Luke Secrist
Contract Expiration Date: August 30, 2021
Program Ceiling: $10 billion
Directed Award Ceiling: $4 million per contract
Contract Type: Multiple Award IDIQ / GWAC
The 8(a) STARS II GWAC is a dynamic Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle, engineered to provide cutting-edge technology solutions from award-winning 8(a) Small Businesses to federal agencies. For the Government, 8(a) STARS II offers streamlined procurement for participants since prices have been pre-competed. Also because each technology provider has been proven, agencies are assured quality work with a much shorter procurement lead-time and lower user access fees while receiving socioeconomic credit.
• Directed task orders up to $4M
• Enables federal clients to earn 8(a) and Small Business credit
• Pre-competed, easy-to-use contracts
• Saves time and money by reducing procurement lead time
• Free Training and support from STARS II GWAC acquisition team
• Avoids bundling concerns
• Limited protestability in accordance with NDAA 2008
• Low user fee (0.0075) capped for large orders
• Allows for long term planning of large scale program requirements
• Offers flexibility of contract types to mitigate risk
• Facilitates integrated IT solutions
• Promotes contract compliance and reduces risk of adverse audits
• FAR 16.505 Fair Opportunity process supports best value awards
• Minimizes protest risk and supports timely order award for optimal mission support
• Ordering procedures based on Fair Opportunity (FAR 16.505)
The 8(a) STARS II GWAC design consists of two constellations (tiers) based on industry accreditation. Constellation I (C1) includes industry partners with competitive pricing and technical proficiency. Constellation II (C2) includes industry partners who have competitive pricing, technical proficiency, and an additional industry credential. Constellation II prime contractors provide the same strengths as Constellation I, plus the added benefit of either a Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level II+ Services or Development credential and/or an ISO 9001:2008 or later credential. In addition, each of the 8(a) STARS II constellations includes four functional areas designated by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). BuddoBot Inc. was awarded all functional areas within Constellation I: C1FA1, C1FA2, C1FA3, C1FA4
FA 1 – 541511 Custom Computer Programming Services
FA 2 – 541512 Computer Systems Design Services
FA 3 – 541513 Computer Facilities Management Services
FA 4 – 541519 Other Computer Related Services
Task Order awards under this STARSII contract vehicle for BuddoBot are pending.
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BuddoBot Inc., a veteran and minority owned 8(a) small business, has been awarded the NAVSEA Warfare Centers SeaPort Enhanced (SeaPort-e) Multiple Award Contract (MAC) vehicle. Sponsored by the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) the SeaPort Enhanced Contract is a 15-year, multiple-award ID/IQ contract to provide all aspects of professional support services required by the Navy’s SYSCOMs and their related Program Executive Offices (PEOs) and field activities. The SeaPort Enhanced Contract has a total ceiling of $41.7 billion.Details regarding the vehicle are below.
Contract Name: SeaPort Enhanced
Contract Number: N00178-14-D-7207
Sponsor: Naval Sea Systems Command
Contract Expiration Date: April 4, 2019
Program Ceiling: $41.7 billion
Contract Type: IDIQ
Type of TOs: CPFF, CPAF, FFP, FPIF
Area 2 – Engineering, System Engineering and Process Engineering Support
Area 5 – System Design Documentation and Technical Data Support
Area 10 – Configuration Management (CM) Support
Area 12 – Information System Development, IA, and IT Support
Area 18 – Training Support
Zone 1 – Northeast Zone
Zone 2 – National Capital Zone
Zone 4 – Gulf Coast Zone
Zone 6 – Southwest Zone
8(a) – SBA 8(a) Program
SB – Small Business
SDB – Small Disadvantaged Business
VOSB – Veteran Owned Small Business
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BuddoBot’s Quality Assurance (QA) Program is based on ISO 9001 principles, and best practices. Our QA program ensures the delivery of high-quality services by providing staff and managers with appropriate visibility and feedback on the processes and resources used to produce the final delivery of service. BuddoBot ensures that our staff performing process and service QA evaluations has sufficient independence and objectivity to guard against subjectivity or bias.
Our QA processes and procedures involve:
(1) Objectively evaluating performed processes and products against applicable process descriptions, standards, and procedures
(2) Identifying and documenting noncompliance issues
(3) Providing feedback to staff and managers on the results of QA activities
(4) Ensuring that noncompliance issues are addressed
The BuddoBot QA program involves regularly scheduled reviews conducted throughout the contract life cycle, focused on reviewing the quality and completeness of processes and services. This review process results in higher quality data, analysis, and delivery.
For Technical, Contractual, and Customer Services related inquiries please contact any of the below:
Luke Secrist: 703.665.3676 xt.101
Task Order awards under this SeaPort-e contract vehicle for Team BuddoBot are pending.
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Join The Team
Want to join BuddoBot and be a part of our growing family? Check out our current openings here.
We care about you...
Members of the BuddoBot family are invaluable to the growth and success of our unique organization, and the critical missions we support. Everything you do matters and we don’t take it for granted. We are committed to making sure our employees are taken care of.
We have put together a comprehensive, family friendly, benefits package that packs big for a small business. All eligible employees are available to participate in our benefits plans on the 1st day of the month following the date of hire. See details below…
Health and Wellness
• Dental (Employer/Employee Contributions)
• Vision (No cost to our employees)
• Short and Long Term Disability (No cost to our employees)
• Life Insurance (1x Annual Salary at no cost to our employees w/ option to contribute more)
• Flexible Spending Plans (Available to all employees)
• Employee Assistance Program (Available to all employees)
• Fitness Reimbursement (Do you belong to or want to join a Gym, Fitness Center, CrossFit Box, or Martial Arts School? Take Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, Tai Chi, or any other fitness classes from time to time? BuddoBot would like to help cover some of those costs and reimburses its employees up to $50.00 per month)
Paid Time Off (PTO)
• Accruable Paid Time Off (New Employees can accrue up to 3 weeks, 4 weeks after three years, 5 weeks after six years)
• Year End Leave Payout and/or Rollover Options (Want an option to cash out or roll-over your PTO? Want to do a little of each? Go for it, you earned it)
• Birthday Leave (Time off for your birthday is important, and BuddoBot will have it no other way)
• Financial Planning and Guidance (Professional advisors made available to you)
• Professional Development Planning (We take the professional growth of our employees seriously, and work with our team members to build a realistic pathway to success. If you groew and succeed, we all grow and succeed)
• Employee Referral Bonus (Know of anyone that would be a great value add to BuddoBot? We’d like to know, and if they are hired, we’d like to reward you)
• Spot Bonuses (When folks go above and beyond, we notice it and don’t take it for granted. From time to time, when feasible, we’ll extend spot bonuses to eligible employees)
• Business Development Bonus (Bonuses available for those that develop and capture new business for BuddoBot)
• Company Gear (Do you like swag? We do too and have options for everyone)
• Shopping and Entertainment Discounts (Who doesn’t like a discount? We have access to various discounts from leading vendors, stores, and events and extend them to our team)
• Gas Reimbursement (As fuel prices increase in the summer months, June-August, BuddoBot will reimburse a full tank fill-up, up to $75.00)
• BuddoBooks Program (Do you like to read a good novel? Catch up on a memoir? Fine tune your technical or business prowess? Did you know that reading for just 6 minutes can reduces stress by approx. 68%? We like reading too and have established the BuddoBooks fund. Each quarter, BuddoBot will purchase a book of choice (up to $15.00) for our employees)
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AISS III Team
Scott AFB, IL 62225