OBXtek Inc. wins $44.2M State Dept. contract
McLean-based IT contractor will provide support to Bureau of Diplomatic Security.
McLean-based information technology government contractor OBXtek Inc. was awarded a five-year, $44.2 million contract from the Department of State to support the Bureau of Diplomatic Security’s Technical Security Engineering (TSE) Division, OBXtek announced Wednesday.
OBXtek will provide program management, operational support and administrative support, as well as developing training analysis and manage training programs.
The Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security is responsible for the protection of U.S. personnel, facilities and residences. It has more than 260 Foreign Service posts worldwide.
OBXtek was founded in 2009 and is a Virginia Values Veterans-certified company. The state V3 program has helped 59,000 Virginia veterans find a civilian job since 2012. Not all companies are eligible for V3 certification, which requires employers to commit to hiring a certain number of veterans based on company size. V3 companies can qualify for up to $10,000 in grants, with $1,000 being awarded per eligible veteran hired.