About Columbus

Columbus is a premier Aerospace, Health Services and National Security solutions company addressing critical research and technology issues for NASA, Defense and Civilian Agencies, Prime Contractors, and Commercial customers.

A U.S. Small Business Association Top 25 small business, and the 2017 JPL Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year, Columbus engineers, IT professionals and scientists support our customers mission-critical systems including engineering, software and hardware systems, instrument design and science data analysis. Columbus designs and implements state-of-the-art software, hardware, and IT solutions ranging from flight and ground systems, space, and satellite systems, healthcare and IT security.

Ryan Nagahiro, Reva Handa, Ronnie Shaw and Devin Anand holding 2017 JPL Subcontractor of the Year Award

On the TTAPS, TOPS and Cat Y contracts, Columbus’ scientists, engineers, information technology specialists, technical support personnel, SMEs and administrators provide mission-enabling support to JPL across multiple areas.

Contract Options

Columbus has multiple prime contract vehicles at JPL to suit your mission and project needs. Please contact us with any questions.


TOPS Off-Site

  • Technical Off-Site Project Support

  • Location Off Site Telecommute
    (can use shared space at JPL)
  • Office Cannot be assigned a JPL office space
  • Duration 18 month limit (exceptions apply)
  • Scope Wide range of Labor Categories
  • Computing/ IT Security Provided by JPL

TTAPS

  • Temporary Technical and Professional Support

  • Location On Site at JPL
  • Office Assigned a JPL office space
  • Duration 18 month limit (exceptions apply)
  • Scope Wide range of Labor Categories
  • Computing/ IT Security Provided by JPL

Category Y

  • Audio/Visual On-Call Support

  • Location On Site at JPL
  • Office Cannot be assigned a JPL office space
  • Duration 18 Month (exceptions apply)
  • Scope Audio Visual Support
  • Computing/ IT Security Provided by JPL

Columbus at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Columbus supports projects such as Mars 2020, CAL, SWOT, OCO-2, OCO-3, NISAR, MIRI,INSIGHT, Europa, ARRM, Cloudsat, MRO, MSL, MISR, UAVSAR, Cassini, GRACE and ISS-RapidScat. Our support on these projects include Research and Development, Electrical, Electronic, Thermal, Mechanical, IT and Systems Engineering, Project Oversight and Production, Integration and Testing, V&V, Mission Operations, Administration and Facilities Management. We provide Pre-Formulation and Formulation Study Services, Implementation Phase and Sustaining Engineering Services, R&D and Technology Support Services, Documentation Services, Education and Outreach Services and Maintenance Services.

Columbus President, Reva Handa accepting the 2017 JPL Subcontractor of the Year Award presented by NASA JPL Deputy Director for Engineering and Science, Jordan Evans

Columbus President, Reva Handa accepting the 2017 JPL Subcontractor of the Year Award presented by Deputy Director for Engineering and Science, Jordan Evans

Questions? Contact Us!

Program Manager

Ronnie Shaw
(310) 356-5677
rshaw@columbususa.com

Deputy Program Manager

Devin Anand
(310) 356-5623
danand@columbususa.com

Director of Recruiting

Ryan Nagahiro
(310) 356-5660
rnagahiro@columbususa.com