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Systems Integration Design Authority

Posted 15 August by Capita Ended

Systems Integration Design Authority - Runcorn - Salary Negotiable plus Car allowance plus bonus

About the role

Capita / DCC Smart Metering are looking for a Systems Integration Design Authority to join a growing team in Cheshire on a major programme of work at a critical stage

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.

The programme aims to pass a number of benefits onto consumers, allowing them to;

  • Manage and control their energy use to save money and reduce carbon emissions

  • Provide accurate meter readings and real-time information

  • Help them make informed purchasing decisions and reducing the barriers to switching

What you will do:

  • Contribute to the continued development of end-to-end system integration strategy and plans

  • Lead the development of detailed approaches and plans for integration activity, across the Design Build Run cycle

  • Identifing and de-risking interfaces across DCC Systems.

  • Provide integration expertise and leadership into prototyping projects and maximise the value of these projects in terms of developing and validating integration strategies and plans

  • Drive alignment of system integration strategies and plans with regulatory code development

  • Represent the DCC at stakeholder and governance groups and forums

  • Build relationships with industry peers to better understand the complexities of their operations to feed into system integration activities

  • Undertake further system integration activities as required by the Design Authority function

Your experience will include:

  • Knowledge and experience of system, software and service integration within the context of complex, information-system enabled business change programmes

  • Familiarity with, and experience of, relevant best practice system integration approaches and standards applicable to Systems and Software Engineering and IT Service Management (e.g. ITIL, Service Integration and Management (SIAM), ISO 15288)

  • Experience of technical leadership and management within the context of a complex programme with multiple stakeholders and service providers

  • A self-starting individual with a strong work ethic capable of planning and managing own time effectively. Ability to perform under pressure and to work using own initiative as well as part of a team

  • Familiarity with, and experience of, Integration and Testing within Agile delivery environments

  • Experience in virtualisation, cloud, networking and IP technologies

  • Knowledge of the energy industry; in particular the retail market aspects

  • Familiarity with Ofgem and some of the Industries relevant to this area

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, discretionary annual 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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Required skills

  • Systems design
  • SIAM

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