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Ross Group Inc On Team Awarded Air Force Job Order Cost Accounting System II (JOCAS II) Contract
This Work Provides Support for Operations, Sustainment, and Enhancement of the JOCAS II Enterprise Environment for the 554th Electronic Systems Group (554 ELSG)/Financial Information System Program Office (SPO) at Wright Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB).
Dayton, Ohio, August 20, 2010 – Ross Group Inc (www.rossgroupinc.com) announced today that it was on the strategic team that has been awarded the $19 million JOCAS II contract. CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI www.caci.com) is the prime contractor for the project. The award includes a base year and four option years. The JOCAS II contract enables ongoing modifications, enhancements, deficiency correction, and change requests to the functional and technical environment reimbursable cost accounting for Major Range and Test Facility Bases and the Air Force Research Laboratories.
JOCAS II was developed in the early 1990s as the follow-on to the original mainframe based Job Order Cost Accounting System used by the Air Force. Guided by a government steering committee, the original prime contractor implemented JOCAS II in numerous locations throughout the Air Force. Mark Ross, founder and CEO of Ross Group Inc was the original contractor Program Manager for JOCAS II and led the project for the first two years until the initial release. Mr. Ross remained with the project for an additional year, helping achieve initial operational capability at Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio. In addition, there are several current Ross Group employees that worked with the original JOCAS II team.
"Ross Group personnel’s knowledge of JOCAS II and the company’s technology expertise in Oracle databases, middleware, and development tools provided a tactical fit on the JOCAS II team. We look forward to supporting the Air Force, CACI and the JOCAS II program," says Mark Ross, CEO of Ross Group Inc.
Ross Group Inc, founded in 1994, is a next generation technology services firm headquartered in Dayton, Ohio near Wright-Patterson AFB (WPAFB) and an Oracle and Microsoft partner company. Ross Group is currently performing high-end database and data management sustainment services for the Air Force at Wright Patterson AFB. Ross Group provides Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Web Services 2 enterprise-application software (EAS) to the largest segment of auto clubs in North America and provides an Oracle based EAS solution to eleven Universities with Veterinary schools. Ross Group provides sustainment support including proactive managed services, service lifecycle management (SLM), and Continuity of Operations (COOP). In addition, IT solutions including software application engineering and integration, web services, software testing, enterprise database management, network and systems engineering, information assurance, deployment, and IT best practices are included in Ross Group’s portfolio.
For more information on Ross Group please contact Mark Ross at 800.734.9304.