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Darby Consulting is pleased to have been selected to provide IT Staffing services through the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR)(Contract No. DIR-CPO-4524).

 

 

About IT Staffing Contracts (ITSAC)

ITSAC provides for temporary IT Staffing services on a time (hourly) basis. Contracted staff renders services and are paid on an hourly basis.  ITSAC is a DIR Cooperative Contract.

IT Staffing Services contracts do not provide for deliverables-based, outsourced systems integration, or application development projects, requiring acceptance of Statement of Work and authorization for payment of milestone tasks. Agencies should proceed with those procurements through DIR’s Deliverables-based IT Services contracts.

Services & Pricing

Works with IT developers to facilitate better coordination among operations, development, and testing functions by automating and streamlining integration and deployment processes. DevOps aims at coupling a tighter alignment between IT operations and businesses.

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Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
DevOps Engineer $36.98 $55.47 $73.95 $92.44 $121.86 $166.85
Understands business objectives and problems, identifies alternative solutions, performs studies
and cost/benefit analysis of alternatives. Analyzes user requirements, procedures, and problems
to automate processing or to improve existing computer system: Confers with personnel of
organizational units involved to analyze current operational procedures, identify problems, and
learn specific input and output requirements, such as forms of data input, how data is to be
summarized, and formats for reports. Writes detailed description of user needs, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify computer program. Reviews computer system capabilities, specifications, and scheduling limitations to determine if requested program or program change is possible within existing system. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Systems Analyst $39.28 $58.92 $78.57 $98.21 $119.20 $144.24
Application architects are responsible for designing, developing and implementing applications for computer systems. They must direct the development process from conception to completion and oversee the efforts of all associated technical staff. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Applications Architect $34.54 $51.80 $69.07 $86.34 $108.68 $149.51
The cloud architect is responsible for the cloud computing initiatives within an organization and for directing the architectural aspects of a cloud brokering team across all aspects of IT and the business. Responsible for the planning and engineering of an organization’s cloud computing infrastructure and applications. Implements and designs hardware and software. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures of cloud technology, including Software as Service (SaaS), Platform as Service (PaaS), or Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Cloud Solutions Architect $46.47 $69.71 $92.94 $116.18 $137.36 $185.43
Enhances data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytics
and machine learning systems. Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis. Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner. Focused on generating, maintaining and delivering detailed and accurate reporting on the information gathered and reported by artificial intelligence systems, with the goal of maximizing ROI from the rush of new data generated. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Engineer $38.46 $57.70 $76.93 $96.16 $117.47 $142.12
Responsible for translating the client’s business requirements into specific systems, applications or process designs with interlocked financial modeling for very large complex technical solutions. Analyzes customer service requirements and designs service solutions to meet those objectives. Primary expert to construct the specific solution, scope document, risk profile, and corresponding financials. Maintains and utilizes detailed industry and internal services knowledge in the construction of industry-leading services solutions, including expert working level knowledge of the processes, technologies, and people components involved in the services arena. Uses expertise to construct specific and detailed solutions that encompass process, technology, and staffing plans for customer sales opportunities. Constructs risk assessments and corresponding remediation plans relative to complex services proposals. Participates in the construction of detailed financial models that align with complex services proposals. Composes Statement of Work or other documents, using departmental automation tools as available, to craft detailed and accurate deliverables that specify processes, technology, staffing, and project management involved in proposed services solutions. As needed, provide a “trusted expert advisor” role as a Subject Matter Expert for technical services, to both internal and external customers, ranging from formal advice to internal and external customer presentations. Follow all organizational Standard Operating Procedures relative to cost modeling, approvals and reviews, and all other associated workflow and deliverables. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Enterprise Architect $36.56 $54.84 $73.13 $91.41 $116.79 $151.54
Assist with developing and maintaining a company’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications by customizing and configuring the workflow, the analyst can ensure proper integration of the server/client application. Conduct application fit-gap analysis with assistance of packaged application specific technical resources. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Business Analyst $25.35 $38.03 $50.70 $89.20 $102.40 $120.80
Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates business systems and user needs. Formulates systems to parallel overall business strategies. Experienced with business process reengineering and identifying new applications of technology to business problems to make business more effective. Familiar with industry standard business process mapping, and reengineering. Prepares solution options, risk identification, and financial analyses such as cost/benefit, ROI, buy/build, etc. Writes detailed description of user needs, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify computer programs. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Business Analyst $34.31 $51.47 $68.62 $85.78 $98.21 $127.59
Plans, develops, tests, and documents computer programs, applying knowledge of programming techniques and computer systems. Evaluates user request for new or modified program, such as for financial or human resource management systems, clinical research trial results, statistical study of traffic patterns, or analyzing and developing specifications for bridge design, to determine feasibility, cost and time required, compatibility with current system, and computer capabilities. Consults with user to identify current operating procedures and clarify program objectives. Formulates plan outlining steps required to develop program, using methodologies such as structured analysis and design or object-oriented development. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Developer/Programmer Analyst $20.40 $30.60 $40.80 $63.50 $79.00 $104.50
Reviews, analyzes, and modifies the programming systems including encoding, testing, and debugging to support an organization’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications. Ensures that software can be completely integrated into the ERP system. Coordinates software integration and maintains technical documentation. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
ERP Developer $29.26 $43.88 $58.51 $73.14 $114.79 $167.84
Create, maintain and implement the source code to develop mobile apps and programs that meet the needs and requirements of the clients using the computer programming languages. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Mobile Applications Developer $36.56 $54.84 $73.13 $91.41 $115.80 $152.32
Develops and maintains user and technical documentation and project process documentation for
Application Teams. Understands the user’s view of applications and/or technology and is able to
put procedures in a logical sequence. Provides expertise on technical concepts of applications
and /or user groups and structuring procedures in a logical sequence, due to a broad understanding of the applications. Writes a variety of technical articles, reports, brochures, and/or manuals for documentation for a wide range of uses. May be responsible for coordinating the display of graphics and the production of the document. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Technical Writer $18.69 $28.03 $37.37 $46.72 $73.94 $93.79
Responsible for building, implementing and managing software or digital products, taking into account life-cycle considerations and an audience. Governs a product from its inception to customer delivery and service in order to maximize customer expectations. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Digital Product Manager $40.62 $60.93 $81.24 $101.54 $137.07 $193.94
Develops software solutions by studying information needs, conferring with users, and studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes. Investigates problem areas. Prepares and installs solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Software Engineer $28.85 $43.27 $57.70 $72.12 $101.57 $147.35
Researching, designing, implementing and managing software programs. Testing and evaluating new programs. Working closely with other developers, UX designers, business and systems analysts. Full Description> 

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Software Developer $42.03 $63.05 $84.07 $105.08 $131.12 $144.24
Enters codes to create production data base. Selects and enters codes of utility program to monitor database performance, such as distribution of records and amount of available memory. Directs programmers and analysts to make changes to data base management system. Reviews and corrects programs. Answers user questions. Confers with coworkers to determine impact of data base changes on other systems and staff cost for making changes to data base. Modifies data base programs to increase processing performance, referred to as performance tuning. Workers typically specialize in one or more types of data base management systems. Providing assistance in the planning, development, maintenance, and monitoring of integrated database systems, and ensuring that the conceptual and design phases of new applications are consistent with the structural parameters within the database environment.
Evaluates users’ requests for new data elements and systems, incorporates them into the existing shared data environment, and provides technical assistance. Coordinates the use of data to ensure data integrity and control redundancy, loads databases, and reorganizes as needed. Performs data modeling and prototyping. Performs logical and physical data modeling, designs relational database models, and creates physical data models from logical data models. Performs security recovery procedures. Determines and implements database search strategies and storage requirements. Maintains data dictionary ensuring uniformity of definitions and sets standards for use of data dictionary. Monitors database performance and recommends efficiency improvements. Creates test database environment for applications section, including the creation of necessary libraries and procedures.
Executes the procedures necessary to save, retrieve, and recover databases from hardware and software failures within established procedures. Assists with determining, implementing, and enhancing standards on database security and with monitoring agency disaster recovery procedures and systems. Assists with the installation of database software and with analyzing, designing, and implementing databases. Assists in benchmarking and threshold testing of databases and with establishing and controlling necessary database security. Assists in the selection of database management software. Experience in computer systems analysis or computer programming work.
Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of computer programming and systems design; of computer operations, systems, and procedures; of project control and cost estimating techniques; of computer programming languages; of data processing flowcharting techniques; of database structures and theories; and of current database technologies.
Has working knowledge of EIR Accessibility standards and assistive technologies. Ensures that user interfaces for database administration and inputting, viewing, outputting data(via reports) are compliant with accessibility standards. Provides support to users in obtaining data / information when EIR Accessibility issues arise. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Database Administrator $39.28 $58.92 $78.57 $98.21 $119.20 $144.24
Data reporting analysts transform data into information that can be utilized to make business decisions and actions. Their work involves acquiring data from other sources, creating reports on a regular basis, correcting any code issues, and ensuring that databases remain error-free and organized. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Data Analyst/Report Writer $21.95 $32.92 $43.89 $54.87 $90.63 $147.25
Designs and builds relational databases. Develops strategies for data acquisitions, archive recovery, and implementation of a database. Cleans and maintains the database by removing and deleting old data. Must be able to design, develop and manipulate database management systems, data warehouses and multidimensional databases. Requires a depth and breadth of database knowledge that shall help with formal design of relational databases and provides insight into strategic data manipulation. Responsible for making sure an organization’s strategic goals are optimized through the use of enterprise data standards. This frequently involves creating and maintaining a centralized registry of metadata.
Has working knowledge of EIR Accessibility standards and assistive technologies. Ensures that all user interfaces for database administration and inputting, viewing, outputting data(via reports) are compliant with accessibility standards. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Database Architect $57.69 $86.54 $115.39 $144.24 $160.00 $179.60
Systems Analysts who design computer databases that translate complex business data into usable computer systems. Data Modelers work with data architects to design databases that meet organizational needs using conceptual, logical, and physical data models. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Data Modeler $28.01 $42.01 $56.01 $70.01 $110.71 $152.32
A data scientist (big data engineer) is someone who makes value out of data. Such a person proactively fetches information from various sources and analyzes it for better understanding about how the business performs and builds AI tools that automate certain processes within the company. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Data Scientist (Big Data Engineer) $34.92 $52.38 $69.84 $87.30 $112.00 $142.24
Analysts use data to figure out market and business trends for companies to increase profits and efficiency. They may work directly for a company or as a consultant. They able to look at large chunks of data and understand trends, and then communicate those trends to the company. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Business Intelligence Analyst $23.64 $35.46 $47.28 $59.11 $85.32 $121.86
Programmers who specialize in website design. Front End Developer duties include determining the structure and design of web pages, striking a balance between functional and aesthetic design and ensuring web design is optimized for smartphones. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Front-End Web Developer/Web Designer $17.16 $25.74 $34.32 $42.89 $70.00 $117.43
Writing well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices. Creating website layout/user interfaces by using standard HTML/CSS practices. Integrating data from various back-end services and databases. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Web Developer $20.36 $30.55 $40.73 $50.91 $85.00 $123.38
Communicating with clients to determine website specifications, creating schedules and providing quotes, writing code, working with a team of designers and content writers, as well as assisting with recruitment and training of all new junior web developers. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Senior Web Developer $31.91 $47.87 $63.82 $79.78 $103.04 $127.40
Maintains hardware and software critical to the functionality of the organization’s Internet/intranet. Monitors usage and performance, creates and maintains backups, and troubleshoots and resolves issues as they arise. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Web Administrator $34.31 $51.47 $68.62 $85.78 $98.21 $119.20
QA automation engineers design automated tests by creating scripts that run testing functions automatically. This includes determining the priority for test scenarios and creating execution plans to implement these scenarios. Designing documentation for automated processes. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
QA Engineer – Automated $24.03 $36.05 $48.06 $60.08 $77.68 $92.17
The role of the software test manager is to lead the testing team. Test Manager plays a central role in the Team. The Test Manager takes full responsibility for the project’s success. The role involves quality & test advocacy, resource planning & management, and resolution of issues that impede the testing effort. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
QA/Test Manager $29.61 $44.42 $59.23 $74.03 $116.31 $144.95
Investigate and diagnose quality complaints, track down components, and recommend corrective actions. Verify logs, databases, and other data to track and flag quality concerns and improvements. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
QA Associate/Analyst $19.59 $29.38 $39.17 $48.96 $59.73 $75.48
Responsible for installing networking technologies and supporting networks. Performs highly complex network engineering work. Data engineer that operates, monitors and manages network infrastructure. Responsible for the design, implementation, management and operational support of Network Infrastructure. Assesses existing network configurations and makes recommendations based on product specifications. Configures equipment and software to meet business needs, trains others on the solution, and documents the solution for ongoing support. Functions as part of a team on larger projects, or individually provides the services on support visits or smaller projects. Provides technical support and assists with the design of network solutions. Requires experience in the technical services and support field as well as experience in network administration (DHCP, DNS, routers, firewall, etc.). Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Network Engineer $23.40 $35.10 $46.80 $58.50 $86.36 $127.59
Installing, configuring and maintaining wireless network equipment, network management and security including 802.11 b/g/n/ac standards and industry best practices for implementing high-density WIFI solutions. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Wireless Network Engineer $21.12 $31.68 $42.24 $52.80 $82.24 $145.20
configure, and support an organization’s local area network (LAN), wide area network
(WAN), and Internet system or a segment of a network system. Maintain network hardware and
software. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and perform
necessary maintenance to support network availability. May supervise other network support and
client server specialists and plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures.
Coordinate the development, implementation, and maintenance of a local area network or wide
area network. Maintains the network’s physical and logical structures, including network
connections. Maintains network support software, analyzes user support statistics, and recommends appropriate measures. Installs, tests, and maintains network hardware and software. Prepares and analyzes statistics on network utilization and availability. Prepares training courses and provides user support and training in the use of available hardware, software, and utilities. Performs tuning and capacity planning activities to enhance the performance of the network resources. Full Description>

Title Intern Level 1 Intern Level 2 Intern Level 3 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Network Administrator $34.31 $51.47 $68.62 $85.78 $98.21 $119.20

How to Order

  1. View Services & Pricing: For pricing information of IT Staffing services we offer, view our services and pricing section on our website (see above) or contact our DIR Senior Projects Coordinator at 877-655-5382.
  2. Submit a Request for Quote: Submit a Request for Quote from Darby Consulting using our Submit a Request For Quote webform below or contact our DIR Senior Projects Coordinator at 877-655-5382.
  3. Generate a Purchase Order: Generate an IT Staffing purchase order made payable to Darby Consulting, LLC and reference the DIR Contract Number DIR-CPO-4524 on your purchase order.  You may use your organizations’ purchase order form.
  4. Send Purchase Order: E-mail purchase order to our DIR Senior Projects Coordinator at 877-655-5382.  To fax a purchase order, send to 800-677-1331.

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Contact Us

Darby Consulting
Contract No. DIR-CPO-4524
Vendor ID: 1263777242200
HUB Number: 490311

ITSAC Projects Coordinator
106 E. 6th Street, Suite 900
Austin, TX 78701
phone – 877-655-5382
fax – 800-677-1331

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