TBIPS Engineering Professional Serv (47419-198132/A)

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Tender Notice


Publishing status


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2020/05/08 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
National Capital Region
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
  • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • World Trade Organization-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
  • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
  • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
  • Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
  • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
Tendering procedure
Suppliers on permanent list or able to meet qualification requirements
Competitive procurement strategy
Best Overall Proposal
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Canada Border Services Agency

Contact Information

Contact name
Mansour, Silvana
Contact email
Contact phone
(613) 858-9935 ( )
Contact fax
( ) -
Contact address
Terrasses de la Chaudière 4th Floor
10 Wellington Street
K1A 0S5

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Trade Agreement: CETA / WTO-AGP / CPTPP / NAFTA / CFTA / FTAs with Peru / Colombia / Panama / Korea
Tendering Procedures: Suppliers on permanent list or able to meet qualification requirements
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

TBIPS Engineering Professional Serv

Mansour, Silvana
Telephone No. - (613) 858-9935 (    )

TBIPS Engineering Professional Services

Only TBIPS SA Holders holding a TBIPS SA for Tier 2 at the time of bid closing, in all required resource categories in this solicitation and in the National Capital Region under the EN578-170432 series of SAs are eligible to compete. The TBIPS SA EN578-170432 is incorporated by reference and forms part of this bid solicitation, as though expressly set out in it, subject to any express terms and conditions contained in this bid solicitation. 

Should you require more information on how to become a qualified TBIPS Supply Arrangement Holder, please contact the Manager of the Informatics Method of Supply (IMOS) at: rcnmdai.-ncrimos@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

This bid solicitation is being issued to satisfy the requirement of the Canada Border Services Agency (the "Client") for Task-Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS) under the TBIPS Supply Arrangement (SA) method of supply. This requirement is for the provision of Informatics professional services consisting of supporting and assisting with Protected B Compliant Cloud engineering, architecture, deployment, security and system administration, in accordance with the Government of Canada Security Control Profile for Cloud-based GC Services.

The Resource Categories described below are required on an as and when requested basis:

I.6 Network Analyst Level 3
I.7 Platform Analyst Level 3
I.9 System Administrator Level 3
I.10 Technical Architect Level 3
I.11 Technology Architect Level 3
B.2 Business Architect Level 3
A.1 Application/Software Architect Level 3
A.7 Programmer/Analyst Level 3
I.1 Data Conversion Specialist (Cloud Data Scientist) Level 3
I.1 Data Conversion Specialist (Cloud Data Migrations) Level 3
C.11 IT Security Vulnerability Analysis Specialist (Cloud) Level 3

It is intended to result in the award of one contract for three years plus two one-year irrevocable options allowing Canada to extend the term of the contract.  

Current Incumbent
There is no incumbent for this requirement.

ePost Connect Service 

This bid solicitation allows bidders to use the epost Connect service provided by Canada Post Corporation to transmit their bid electronically.  To submit a bid using epost Connect service, the Bidder must either i) send directly its bid only to the specified PWGSC Bid Receiving Unit, using its own licensing agreement for epost Connect provided by Canada Post Corporation; or ii) if the Bidder does not have its own licensing agreement for epost Connect, they will have to request to open an epost Connect conversation by emailing PWGSC Bid Receiving Unit at tpsgc.dgareceptiondessoumissions-abbidreceiving.pwgsc@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca

This should be sent as early as possible, and in any case, at least six business days prior to the solicitation closing date and time (in order to ensure a response).  Requests to open an epost Connect conversation received after that time may not be answered.

For additional information on the submission of bids using epost Connect, please refer to the RFP.

Accessible Procurement

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC)’s goal is to ensure that the goods and services the Government of Canada (GC) buys are inclusive by design and accessible by default. Considering accessibility in public procurements is now an obligation in the Treasury Board Contracting Policy and accessibility criteria must be included in the requirements for goods and services, where appropriate.

Security Requirement

There are security requirements associated with this requirement.  For additional information, consult Part 6 - Security, Financial and Other Requirements, and Part 7 – Resulting Contract Clauses. 

For more information on personnel and organization security screening or security clauses, Bidders should refer to the Contract Security Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada (http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/esc-src/introduction-eng.html) website.


All questions in relation to this solicitation must be sent via email to Silvana Mansour at Silvana.b.mansour@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

Note to Bidders: This solicitation document is available in .PDF format only. 

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.E37486.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2020-03-16
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.F37486.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2020-03-16
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.E37486.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2020-03-19
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.F37486.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2020-03-19
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.E37486.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2020-03-23
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.F37486.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2020-03-23
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.E37486.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2020-03-26
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.F37486.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2020-03-26
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.E37486.EBSU004.PDF004English- 2020-03-27
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.F37486.EBSU004.PDF004French- 2020-03-27
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.E37486.EBSU005.PDF005English- 2020-04-07
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.F37486.EBSU005.PDF005French- 2020-04-07
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.E37486.EBSU006.PDF006English- 2020-04-09
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.F37486.EBSU006.PDF006French- 2020-04-09
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.E37486.EBSU007.PDF007English- 2020-04-15
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.F37486.EBSU007.PDF007French- 2020-04-15
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.E37486.EBSU008.PDF008English- 2020-04-15
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.F37486.EBSU008.PDF008French- 2020-04-15
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.E37486.EBSU009.PDF009English- 2020-04-16
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.F37486.EBSU009.PDF009French- 2020-04-16
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.E37486.EBSU010.PDF010English- 2020-04-20
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.F37486.EBSU010.PDF010French- 2020-04-20
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.E37486.EBSU011.PDF011English- 2020-04-22
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.F37486.EBSU011.PDF011French- 2020-04-22
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.E37486.EBSU012.PDF012English- 2020-04-24
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.F37486.EBSU012.PDF012French- 2020-04-24
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.E37486.EBSU013.PDF013English- 2020-04-29
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.F37486.EBSU013.PDF013French- 2020-04-29
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.E37486.EBSU014.PDF014English- 2020-05-04
ABES.PROD.PW__EL.B606.F37486.EBSU014.PDF014French- 2020-05-04