CSC Awarded $75 Million Subcontract to Support U.S. Census Bureau
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that Lockheed Martin, of Bethesda, Md., has awarded CSC a subcontract to provide data capture center support for the U.S. Census Bureau. The subcontract has a 15-month performance period and an estimated total contract value of $75 million. This contract was awarded to CSC during the company’s fiscal 2010 second quarter that ended Oct. 2, 2009.
Under the terms of the agreement, CSC will operate the Baltimore Data Capture Center to capture data for the U.S. Census Bureau. The center’s employees will process more than 65 million forms that are mailed directly from households or collected and sent by local offices for the 2010 Census. CSC and its subcontractors expect to hire approximately 2,500 contract employees to staff functional areas of the facility including warehousing, sorter/scanner operations, document preparation, keying from image and checkout.
“We are pleased to provide an economic boost to the local economy by offering employment opportunities to citizens in the greater Baltimore area,” said Tom Anderson, president of CSC’s North American Public Sector Civil and Government Health Services Group. “CSC’s capable workforce and our proven technology-enabled solutions will allow a private, confidential and 100 percent transparent process, as the Census Bureau gathers quality data about the nation’s people and economy.”
The 2010 Census is a count of everyone living in the United States and is mandated by the U.S. Constitution. Census data is used to guide the distribution of more than $400 billion in federal funds to local, state and tribal governments each year. The information is also used to determine Congressional apportionment and to help guide planning decisions, such as the placement of schools, hospitals, transportation, and business and industrial development.
Those interested in employment opportunities within the Baltimore Data Capture Center should visit www.JobsThatCount.org.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions and Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. CSC’s advanced capabilities include systems design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 92,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.2 billion for the 12 months ended July 3, 2009. For more information, visit the company’s Web site at www.csc.com.