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Applied Tech Solutions Field Deployment Engineer Job

We Light the Way!


Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 12,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry.  Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world.  Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.  

About this Team

The Applied Technology Solutions team is at the forefront of the deployment of our next generation IoT solutions. We work collaboratively with our product managers and development teams on our pilot projects to improve, pilot and update our innovative solutions.  We work collaboratively on all aspects of the system architecture, helping to find the most reliable, effective, and achievable deployment of our solutions to meet emerging market requirements.

How you will contribute:
  • You will be responsible for designing control systems for commercial lighting solutions at large scale, Indoor Positioning system leveraging cloud-based platform, and system components that enables analytics capabilities for the overall IoT solution. 
  • The job entails coordination with various engineering teams developing components comprised of radios, smart drivers, lighting engines, cloud compute, mobile apps, and industrial controllers.
  • You will be collaborating with engineering teams to architect a solution, training field technicians for deployment and provide support to sales and DAS team in putting the submittal packages, BoMs and statement of works. 
  • This position also entails architecting solutions that are scalable, deployable, and manageable. This will require bringing different knowledge sets including RF engineering, electrical engineers, coding skill set, and ability to present and train audience.
  • The job will require interfacing with customers that would involve travel to site for presentations, pilots’ deployments, and delivering training sessions.
  • The Application Engineer will be responsible for delivering a high level of consistency in engineering and project delivery of our Strategic Account Customer projects.
Qualified Applicants will have:
  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in electrical or computer engineering. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Two-year experience with industrial controls systems
  • Familiarity with automation techniques, APIs, and systems integrations that may include basic coding skills
  • GIS and cartography skills are highly desirable but not required. Candidate must demonstrate an ability to learn new technology topics quickly.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to work effectively from a home office/remotely
  • Self-starting individual, able to think outside the box, ability to prioritize and work effectively without daily guidance/supervision
Travel Requirements
  • 21-40%
Physical Requirements
  • Sedentary Work

We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!


We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:  As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000.  Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition. 


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Req ID:  1454

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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