First Ray Consulting Awarded $4.5 Million USAID Contract for  Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Platform Development and Governance services.

Herndon, VA — April 4, 2023 — First Ray Consulting Awarded $4.5 Million USAID Contract for Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Platform Development and Governance services.

We are thrilled to announce that First Ray Consulting, a joint venture company comprised of i-Link Solutions and Avtech Solutions, along with its partner, REI Systems, has been awarded a $4.5 million, 5-year contract from US Agency for International Development (USAID) to support the development, deployment, and governance of the Enterprise USAID Robotic Process Automation (AIDRPA) platform.

Under this contract, First Ray Consulting will work closely with the Office of the Chief Information Officer (M/CIO) to implement a Federated Development Model, which will enable various USAID bureaus to develop RPA solutions while also allowing for centralized development capabilities within M/CIO.

The AIDRPA platform will play a critical role in improving efficiency and effectiveness across USAID operations and programs, ultimately helping to better serve the communities and individuals who rely on USAID’s support.

About i-Link Solutions

i-Link Solutions, Inc. is a leading enterprise software engineering firm that prioritizes providing accessible, innovative, and cost-effective IT solutions. With a steadfast commitment to excellence, i-Link Solutions specializes in delivering top-tier cybersecurity services to federal agencies, contributing to the nation’s cybersecurity resilience.

Our services are used by key players in many industries and governmental organizations. Our federal customers include the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Federal Aviation Administration, General Services Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, and New York State.

Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia and incorporated in 2002 as an SBA 8(a) Certified Small Minority Woman Owned Firm, i-Link Solutions is proud to be one of the fastest growing companies in America, as recognized by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. For more information, visit

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