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Job title : Technical Solution Lead (CTO Design)Job Description : Becoming aTechnical Solution Lead with Smart DCCDCC is seeking a technical solution lead focussed on Network Evolution Comms Hub and Wireless Area NetworkThe primary function of role to provide strategic technical leadership within Network Evolution CTO team.
Successful candidate must be inquisitive, enthusiastic about technology and demonstrate sound judgement even in ambiguous situation.
In its role as programme and service integrator, DCC is responsible for designing and implementing new services which will form the platform for a transformed energy industry.
You should be able to demonstrate expertise in designing, implementing large enterprise grade technical solutions meeting complex business requirements and you will join Network Evolution CH and Network team in CTO.
What you’ll be doing : Providing technical leadership and technology strategic directionActing as Subject Matter Experts and ensuring the solution delivers the best option for the customerEngage and manage Net Evolution product CH and WAN Supplier to meet technology delivery timescaleDrive decision making.
Engaged in relevant technology groups and forum and experience of simplification of technical message to non-technical groupEnsuring designs comply with the Smart Energy Code and LicenceTechnical review and analysis of deliverable from service providersSupport to service provider in designing product to meet DCC design goalsAuthoring and reviewing technical documentationWhat we’re looking for : Experience in designing and development and technical leadership skills of smart M2M platform.
Good understanding of Mobile Network Elements and its interface.Technical knowledge of the Smart Metering Implementation Programme, e.
g. DCC System, Home Area networks, ZigBee, DLMS, Wide Area Networks and Telecomm technology (3G, 4G and 2G and future IOT technology landscape)Understanding of Communication System design principle for SW and HW.
Quick learner with an in-depth understanding of telecommunication products and its design principleAbility to provide clear technical leadership whilst working collaboratively with wider design teamAbility to self- manage and work independently, work to tight deadlines, prioritizing workloadsExceptional collaboration and stakeholder management through a full project’s lifecycle, in a complex delivery and / or reporting environmentExperience of working in a fast-moving environmentAttention to detail and an analytical ability to solve problems and appropriately prioritise activitiesExcellent communication skills with an ability to explain complex concepts and ideas through visual models and engage non-technical audiencesFocus on delivering business value through outcomes, with appropriate process rigourDesirable skills and knowledgeM2M Product design, IT implementation and integration experiencePrevious experience of working in a regulated environmentExperience of working within or engaging closely with central Government, Ofgem, or the Energy Sector.
Knowledge of Smart Energy Code and DCC Licence ConditionsAbout Smart DCC Limited : A wholly owned subsidiary of Capita plc, was awarded the Smart Meter Communication License by the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change on 23 September 2013.
DCC is a special purpose vehicle created to carry out the Authorised Business of the License, which is primarily to establish and manage the smart metering communication service for Great Britain.
In 2016, DCC launched the data communications infrastructure to enable the nationwide rollout of 53 million electricity and gas smart meters by 2020.
Smart meters represent a once in a generation opportunity to transform the energy industry. The rollout of smart meters will help consumers to better understand and manage their energy usage and to make better informed decisions about how they buy their energy.
Accurate, near real-time information captured by smart meters will support the energy market in becoming more responsive, efficient and flexible.
The DCC smart meter communication service is a crucial enabler for the energy industry. The service will allow suppliers to install meters in every home and small business across Great Britain.
Funded by the energy industry, the DCC network will connect smart meters to the business systems of energy suppliers, network operators and other authorised Users, such as third-party intermediaries.
It will offer a secure, consistent service for all energy suppliers and avoid the complexity and duplicated costs of energy suppliers procuring their own networks.
It will provide the information that will enable Users to develop innovative new services and products.What’s in it for you?
A competitive basic salaryDon’t forget, you’re part of a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines, sectors and countries.
There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that.
Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.What we hope you’ll do next : Looking to discover more? Let your line manager know, then choose Apply now’ to fill out our short application and send us your CV.
Any questions before taking the next step? You can contact tim.heaney capita.com for support.Location : ManchesterTime Type : Full timeContract Type : PermanentFull time