Former Army official takes over vendor's ITES program

Retired Army Col. John R. Grobmeier has joined NCI Information Systems Inc. to manage the Army IT Enterprise Solutions program for the Reston, Va., company.

Most recently, Grobmeier was director of Army information technology transformation for Computer Sciences Corp.

Before the CSC job, Grobmeier held numerous high-level IT positions during his 26 years with the military.

Among those jobs, he was program manager of the Tactical Radio Communications Systems, director of IT acquisition for the Army, director of the service's Technology Integration Center, product manager for the Advanced Field Artillery Data System and chief of West Point's Information System Division.

NCI was one of five companies that won enterprise mission support services contracts under the ITES program, which is worth $500 million.

Contracts also went to IBM Corp.; Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Integrated Systems unit in Bethesda, Md.; Northrop Grumman Corp.'s IT division in McLean, Va.; and QSS Inc. of Lanham, Md. The contracts are for three years with two two-year options.

Enterprise mission support services include program management, enterprise IT policy and planning, enterprise design, integration and consolidation, information assurance, business process re-engineering and requirements analysis.


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