Vendor Opportunities

OPERS procures goods and services using Request for Proposals (RFP), Request for Quotes (RFQ), Request for Information (RFI) and other such competitive models. Valid responses must be submitted to OPERS by the specified submission date. Submission procedures and procurement details for each opportunity can be reviewed by clicking on the document label.


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Pursuant to section G.4 of the Total Fund Multi-Asset Class Risk Management System RFP, OPERS is cancelling the RFP effective immediately
Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
Juniper Hardware Refresh RFP Oct. 17, 2 p.m. ET

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System is seeking to purchase new Juniper hardware as part of a network refresh.

Please note the Juniper Hardware RFP has been amended as follows: Manufacturer Part # for Juniper Care Next Day Support has been updated to SVC-ND-EX4300P48.

Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
Automate Application Deployment II RFP Oct. 13, 12 p.m. ET

The OPERS Application Development Group is seeking a Senior Programmer/Analyst to assist with the development of Python Scripts and Jenkins jobs to further automate environment configurations and application deployments via dependency checking.

Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
OWF Java Support IT Contract Services RFP Oct. 10, 12 p.m. ET

The OPERS Application Development Group is seeking one (1) Senior Java Programmer/Analyst for staff augmentation to assist in making changes to our current COMPASS Application. Respondents to this RFP may be either firms seeking to provide staffing services for such position or independent contractors seeking to fill the position themselves. The role is described in detail below:

Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
Mainframe VTS/ATL Upgrade RFP Oct. 10, 2 p.m. ET

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System is seeking to upgrade our end-of-support virtual tape environment with newer technology that will allow us to transform how we perform our mainframe data backups and storage tiering. Additionally, this solution will allow OPERS to unify storage across our entire back-up environment.

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Netapp Backup Storage Expansion RFP Oct. 10, 2 p.m. ET

The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System is seeking to purchase additional storage for our Netapp e5600 series array.

Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
Business Intelligence & Analytics Program RFP Sept. 26, 12 noon ET

OPERS is establishing a Business Intelligence & Analytics (BI&A) office to provide oversight, administration, and governance for a decentralized BI community of business users throughout the organization.

Opportunity Type Submission Deadline
Emerging Manager Program RFI N/A

OPERS has a program available exclusively to emerging firms that are Ohio-qualified or minority-owned. To be eligible for consideration, the firm must have less than $1.25 billion in firm-wide assets at the time of funding and be either minority-owned or Ohio-qualified. At this time, OPERS is considering only active, long-only equity managers.

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