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Python Development Training - Evaluation Factors - Python Training SOW

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Sep 01, 2017
Category: Professional, Administrative and Management Support Services
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary (OST) Administration Secretariate, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, 55 Broadway, Kendall Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02142-1093, United States

Description

Python Brand Name Statement of Work (SOW) for Python Training Requirement Technical Evaluation Factors for Award The Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center) has identified a need to provide to its employees Python development training for applications involving data analysis, visualization, automation, machine learning, and natural language processing. Python is a widely used high-level programming language for general-purpose programming that emphasizes code readability (notably using whitespace indentation to delimit code blocks rather than curly brackets or keywords), and a syntax that allows programmers to express concepts in fewer lines of code than might be used in languages such as C++ or Java (Wikipedia, 2017). The primary objective of this Statement of Work (SOW) is to procure training for Volpe Center employees that provides instruction in the concepts and practices of Python Development. This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotations are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. Solicitation No. DTRT5717Q80142 is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ). This solicitation is being conducted under FAR Part 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items and FAR Part 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures. This solicitation document and incorporated provisions are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-95, effective January 19, 2017. This request is a total Small Business Set Aside. The NAICS Code is 611430; the Small Business size standard is $11.0M. STATEMENT OF WORK, ATTACHMENT 1 and INSTRUCTIONS, CONDITIONS, AND NOTICE TO OFFERORS - ATTACHED: PRICING: The Offeror shall provide a firm fixed price quotation for each CLIN listed below in accordance with the attached Statement of Work, Attachment 1, and the Instructions, Conditions, and Notice to Offerors: CLIN 0100:Python Development Training Kick-Off Mtg NSP _____________ CLIN 0200:Python Development Training Course#1 $___________ CLIN 0300:Python Training Course #1 Survey NSP____________ CLIN 0400:Python Development Training Course#2 $___________ CLIN 0500:Python Training Course #2 Survey NSP______________ CLIN 0600:Python Development Training Course #3 $____________ CLIN 0700:Python Training Course #3 Survey NSP____________ TOTAL of CLINS 0100 through 0700:$___________________ NSP-Not Separately Priced The Government intends to award one (1) purchase order on a Firm Fixed Price basis as a result of this solicitation. INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items is hereby incorporated by reference. All Offerors must include a completed copy of the provision at FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items. An Offeror shall complete only paragraph (b) of this provision if the Offeror has completed the annual representations and certifications electronically using the System for Award Management (SAM) accessible via http://www.Sam.gov. If the Offeror has not completed the annual representations and certifications electronically in SAM, the Offeror shall complete only paragraphs (c) through (o) of this provision. The Offeror is reminded that if it completes its annual representations and certifications electronically in SAM it must update its representations and certifications as necessary, but at least annually, to ensure they are kept current, accurate, and complete. All Contractors must be registered in SAM in order to receive an award from a DOT Agency. FAR Clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items, is hereby incorporated by reference. FAR Clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items is hereby incorporated by reference. Additional clauses cited in 52.212-5 that apply to this acquisition are: 52.209-6, 52.219-6, 52.222-3, 52.222-19, 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.222-40, 52.222-41, 52.222-50, 52.223-15, 52.223-18, and 52.232-33. These references may be viewed at www.acquisition.gov/far. The signed offer must be submitted electronically via e-mail to Regina.Rockwood@dot.gov. The offer should be addressed to the following: U.S. Department of Transportation, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Attn: Regina Rockwood, V-222, 55 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142. The time for receipt of offers is 10:00 AM Eastern Time on 09/11/2017. No telephone requests will be honored. The Government will not pay for any information received. THE FOLLOWING FAR PROVISION AND CLAUSES ALSO APPLY: FAR 52.203-98 PROHIBITION ON CONTRACTING WITH ENTITIES THAT REQUIRE CERTAIN INTERNAL CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENTS-REPRESENTATION (DEVIATION 2015-02) PROHIBITION ON CONTRACTING WITH ENTITIES THAT REQUIRE CERTAIN INTERNAL CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENTS-REPRESENTATION (APR 2015) (a) In accordance with section 743 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Resolution Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235), Government agencies are not permitted to use funds appropriated (or otherwise made available) under that or any other Act for contracts with an entity that requires employees or subcontractors of such entity seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information. (b) The prohibition in paragraph (a) of this provision does not contravene requirements applicable to Standard Form 312, Form 4414, or any other form issued by a Federal department or agency governing the nondisclosure of classified information. (c) Representation. By submission of its offer, the Offeror represents that it does not require employees or subcontractors of such entity seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information. (End of provision) FAR 52.203-99, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements (DEVIATION 2015-02) PROHIBITION ON CONTRACTING WITH ENTITIES THAT REQUIRE CERTAIN INTERNAL CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENTS (APR 2015) (a) The Contractor shall not require employees or subcontractors seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign or comply with internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information. (b) The contractor shall notify employees that the prohibitions and restrictions of any internal confidentiality agreements covered by this clause are no longer in effect. (c) The prohibition in paragraph (a) of this clause does not contravene requirements applicable to Standard Form 312, Form 4414, or any other form issued by a Federal department or agency governing the nondisclosure of classified information. (d)(1) In accordance with section 7 43 of Division E, Title VI I, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Resolution Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235), use of funds appropriated (or otherwise made available) under that or any other Act may be prohibited, if the Government determines that the Contractor is not in compliance with the provisions of this clause. (2) The Government may seek any available remedies in the event the contractor fails to comply with the provisions of this clause. (End of clause) 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors. Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (Dec 2013) (a) Upon receipt of accelerated payments from the Government, the Contractor shall make accelerated payments to its small business subcontractors under this contract, to the maximum extent practicable and prior to when such payment is otherwise required under the applicable contract or subcontract, after receipt of a proper invoice and all other required documentation from the small business subcontractor. (b) The acceleration of payments under this clause does not provide any new rights under the Prompt Payment Act. (c) Include the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (c), in all subcontracts with small business concerns, including subcontracts with small business concerns for the acquisition of commercial items. (End of clause)

Original Point of Contact

POC Regina Rockwood, Phone: 6174943236

Place of Performance

Address:
U.S. DOT/Volpe Center, 55 Broadway, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02142, United States
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