Systems Office

Head, Systems Office: Jeff Vieceli


The Systems Office within DIAS is responsible for the administration of NSF's Awards Management System. This includes oversight and interpretation of NSF policies for translation into business rules and requirements to support financial assistance awards (grants, fellowships and cooperative agreements) for the Awards System and other NSF corporate systems such as FastLane, and eJacket. In addition, the Systems Office is responsible for systems analysis, customer service and troubleshooting regarding processing proposals and award actions. The Systems Office also provides data validation, querying and analysis for internal and external reporting.


  • review of systems specifications and requirements
  • systems accountability
  • coordination and monitoring of systems re-engineering
  • testing of systems enhancements and modifications
  • business reference and resource for systems applications and functionality
  • oversight of the CGI functionality at NSF
  • interagency system interface
  • streamlining award processes using innovative business practices
  • data validation, querying and analysis
  • proposal and award policy and processing support and troubleshooting