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FAIRFAX, Va. – November 8, 2018 – ECS, a leader in advanced technology, science, and engineering solutions has been named a prime awardee of the ProTech Fisheries Domain contract, a $3B multiple-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract serving the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries). ECS will lead a diverse team of professional scientists, technical experts, and consultants to provide environmental, professional, and technical support services to NOAA Fisheries programs.

ECS will oversee and deliver a broad range of services including applied research, development, engineering, consulting, and operation services; conducting field sampling, data collection and surveys; and providing project management services, communications support, financial management, and scientific support. The team will support and strengthen the NOAA Fisheries mission: stewardship of the nation’s ocean resources and their habitat.

“We are pleased to provide professional and technical support services to NOAA Fisheries,” said Gustavo Rubio, vice president of science and research at ECS, and program manager for the contract. “Team ECS brings a breadth of scientific capabilities that will ensure that NOAA Fisheries continues to sustainably manage fisheries, safeguard sources of seafood, recover and conserve protected resources, and sustain healthy ecosystems.”

“For more than 18 years, ECS has supported NOAA on a number of critical scientific endeavors,” said George Wilson, president of ECS. “As a prime contractor on ProTech Fisheries Domain, we are proud to lead a strong team including some of the nation’s leading scientists and technical experts in the areas of marine and aquatic research.”

About ECS
ECS, a segment of ASGN, delivers advanced solutions and services in cloud, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), application and IT modernization, and science and engineering. The company solves critical, complex challenges for customers across the U.S. public sector, defense, intelligence and commercial industries. ECS maintains partnerships with leading cloud, cybersecurity, and AI/ML providers and holds specialized certifications in their technologies. Headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, ECS has more than 2,400 employees throughout the U.S. and has been recognized as a Top Workplace by The Washington Post for the last five years. For more information, visit

About ASGN
ASGN Incorporated (NYSE: ASGN) is one of the foremost providers of IT and professional services in the technology, digital, creative, healthcare technology, engineering, life sciences, and government sectors. ASGN and its divisions  are viewed as best in class across multiple industries and have built an outstanding reputation for excellence over the past 33 years. ASGN is based in Calabasas, California, with multiple offices throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. To learn more, visit

Gustavo Rubio
Vice President, Science and Research

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