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Device Specialist - Smart Metering

Posted 25 February by Capita Ended

Job Title: Device Specialist - (Smart Metering)

Location - London (Travelling to other Client Sites would be required)

Competitive Salary & Benefits

About Capita | DCC Smart Metering

The Data and Communications Company (DCC) is delivering a once-in-a-generation programme to build a smart metering network for Great Britain.

Perhaps the most ambitious of its kind in the world, the programme will allow energy suppliers to roll out millions of smart electricity and gas meters to homes and small non-domestic properties. Funded by the energy industry, the network will connect smart meters to the business systems of energy suppliers, network operators and other authorised service users.

The smart metering network will help Great Britain become a global leader in smart energy and the development of smart grids.

DCC (a licensed Capita company) is the programme and service integrator working on behalf of the energy industry to establish and operate the data and communications infrastructure that will enable all UK homes to have a smart meter by 2020

About Capita | DCC Smart Metering

Capita Data and Communications Company (DCC) is part of Capita plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with 68,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.

Capita was awarded the DCC Licence in October 2013 as part of the UK government's smart metering programme. This was set up to enable the roll out of over 53m smart meters across the UK by 2020.

Device Specialist will -

What you will do:

Key Responsibilities/ Aims and Objectives

  • Plan the Interoperability Test Events with Testing issues team, CTO team and Design Team.

  • Manage the Interoperability Test Events with CH and end Device vendors.

  • Produce a report and Communicate the results of the test events with all internal and external Stakeholders and manage and work-off items.

  • Assists in the triage and resolution of testing issues by liaising with all stakeholders.

  • Supporting the Device Lead and wider Test Assurance Team initiatives.

  • Assist in the assurance of any devices being controlled by the Devices Team.

Your experience will include:

  • Excellent working knowledge of the following communication protocols is essential:

  • DLMS

  • ZigBee SEP

  • GBCS

  • Experience of meter development highly desirable

  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Ability to lead working groups with diverse stakeholders


General knowledge about the installation and operation of the end devices in the "real work" environment would be desirable.

What's in it for you?

At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you 23 day's holiday, a discretionary bonus, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

What we hope you will do next

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