Automated Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Administrator

Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) Plc - Headquartered in Ibadan is responsible for electricity distribution within the south western zone (Oyo, Ogun, Osun and kwara as well as some parts of Kogi, Ekiti and Niger states).We are an organization with a focus on delivering excellent service to the customers and providing customer satisfaction through reliable power distributions.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Automated Metering Infrastructure (AMI) AdministratorLocation: Ibadan, OyoSpecialization: AMI AdministrationJob ObjectivesAssure the continuity of valid data from the AMI end-point into the AMI Head end systems and communication to subsequent AMI systems. Provide strategic management and assure the performance and reliability of the AMI Headend systems, LongiPower and Hexing AMI and various other collection systems.Develop strategic process improvements for the AMI Operations team through efficiencies or technology implementations.      ResponsibilitiesUse, maintain, and refine the AMI performance management systems (AMI Dashboard and AMI Reading and Tracking System)Very detailed knowledge of the AMI data flow process.Assure continuous availability of high-quality data from the AMI systemsAbility to detect anomalies and exceptions to the quality standards for the data.Support and enforce the AMI business process: meter troubleshooting, Headend sync-file troubleshooting, reading files troubleshooting, FTP support for AMI data files, meter billing cycle changes, etcRemoves and installs of meters, monitor AMI network performance (LAN/WAN), monitor integration of the Headend systems with subsequent AMI systems, schedules for daily reads.Assure the performance and reliability of the AMI Headend systems.Provide strategic management of the AMI Headend and other systems.Manage access to the AMI Headend and other applications.Manage application lifecycle issues, application monitoring, installations, upgrades and change management processes with support and guidance from Information Technology and various AMI network vendors.Assure the initiation of meter read and other data into the AMI SystemsManage relationship with the various AMI Management Systems vendors.Liaison across the Business Hubs Meter Standard Field Officers.Develop strategic process improvements for the AMI Operations team.Drive out operational efficiencies to manage 300,000 end devices.Develop operational processes to support over the air functionality for security, firmware and programming.Develop requirements for new systems to improve efficiencies and lower manual labor for exception management.Provide second-level support to the AMI Meter Standard Field Officers.Understanding of communication systems (specifically APN).Ability to work and communicate effectively to various peer and management groups across Customer Services, Information Technology, and Metering Services. 

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