IT Staffing Services

Peak Performers is pleased to be an approved provider of IT Staffing Services to all DIR Customers, through WorkQuest (TIBH Industries), DIR contract number DIR-TSO-3503.

The use of this contract meets the requirements of Texas Human Resources Code Chapter 122, the Texas Council on Purchasing from People with Disabilities, and the Department of Information Resources Cooperative Contracts Commodity Purchasing Guidelines. To access to the DIR Cooperative Contracts Page, please go to

How to Order Staffing Services

Contact Barbara Dunn, IT Staffing Manager at Peak Performers, at 512-453-8833 ext 113 or for your IT staffing needs. The following process is to be used by state of Texas Agencies when obtaining an IT Staffing Services Worker using DIR’s Staffing Services contracts through WorkQuest (TIBH Industries):

  1. Customer generates and submits IT Staffing Services Request Form to WorkQuest Vendor Peak Performers for set aside opportunities.

    Customers solicitations should identify the following:

    • # of worker(s)
    • # of hour(s)
    • ITSAC Category, Title, Competency
    • Description of service(s)
    • Worker skills and qualifications
    • Project term (start and end dates)
    • Authorized travel
    • Other relevant information
  2. As directed by the Agency, Peak Performers makes any necessary modifications to the IT Staffing Services Solicitation.

  3. Peak Performers forwards compliant resumes and response tabulation to customer for review/selection of worker(s).

  4. Customer schedules and conducts interviews of candidates. Customer is expected to select candidate(s) within two (2) weeks of receiving compliant resumes.

  5. Customer identifies the worker and terms:

    • selection of worker(s)
    • hourly rate(s)
    • identification of contract term (start and end dates)
    • any other related terms and conditions
  6. Customer generates a purchase order directly/payable to WorkQuest. Customer must reference Vendor Contract Number, DIR-TSO-3503 on the purchase order. Purchase orders are effective and binding when accepted by WorkQuest

  7. Customer provides Peak Performers with a copy of the finalized IT Staffing Services Solicitation response tabulation, including:

    • candidate
    • awarded hourly rate
    • quantity of hours
    • extended price
    • list of candidate(s) provided with packet of resumes showing if a candidate was interviewed or not.
  8. Customer shall update Peak Performers if they are terminating a purchase order prior to all available hours being expended.

  9. Customer manages worker.

  10. Customer approves hours worked weekly by contractor.

  11. WorkQuest submits invoices directly to the customer. Invoices are to be issued in compliance with Chapter 2251, Texas Government Code.

  12. Customer makes payment directly to WorkQuest. Customers are to comply with Chapter 2251, Texas Government Code, in making payments.

  13. If Peak Performers cannot find a qualified candidate in the allotted time a waiver will be issued. Upon receipt of the waiver the customer will follow DIR process for acquiring IT staffing services.

Job Classifications

Peak Performers provides professional staffing services, for the below positions, through the DIR contract. For full job descriptions of DIR’s Information Technology Staffing Services job titles, please visit DIR's website.

  • Business Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Database Architect
  • Data Warehouse Architect
  • Developer Analyst
  • Developer
  • End User Trainer
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Help Desk
  • IT Communications Coordinator
  • IT Contract Manager
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Organizational Change Management (OCM) Analyst
  • Project Lead
  • Project Manager
  • Security Architect
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Engineer
  • Software Test Analyst
  • System Analyst
  • Technical Support
  • Technical Writer

Technology Types

For a description of DIR’s Legacy, Core, and Emerging technology types, please visit DIR's website.