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We Light the Way

Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 13,000 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.

Acuity’s lighting and building management solutions vary from individual devices to intelligent network systems. With fiscal year 2018 net sales of $3.7 billion, Acuity Brands has operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia. Individual devices include lighting controls, lighting components, controllers for various building systems (including HVAC, lighting, shades and access control), power supplies, and prismatic skylights. Among other benefits, intelligent network systems can optimize energy efficiency and comfort as well as enhance the occupant experience for various indoor and outdoor applications, all the while reducing operating costs. We continue to expand our solutions portfolio, including software and services, to provide a host of other economic benefits resulting from data analytics that enables the “Internet of Things” ("IoT") and supports the advancement of smart buildings, smart cities, and the smart grid.


* Our Cloud Database Engineering team is a strategic part of the direction of our company

* Our company is a very profitable market leader and provides financial stability

* You will work with highly talented, fun and supportive teams

* We believe in a healthy work/life balance

We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic individual to be a hands-on Data Platform Lead and thought leader for our Cloud Database Engineering Team as we transform Acuity Brands’ data and analytics platform using the Microsoft Azure Cloud. This position will be responsible for the team’s ability to design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve current solutions while architecting innovative solutions to drive a modern data platform. Day to day the platform lead will lead system architectures, mentor and train team members on updated technology, develop standards for the platform, manage deliverables through technical and functional directions and adhere to the defined security requirements.

Job Requirements

* Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related technical/analytical field

* 4+ years architecting Enterprise BI Analysis Solutions

* 2+ years Hadoop/Spark (DataBricks)

* Expert in database concepts, as well as proficiency in SQL development

* Experience with database monitoring, performance tuning, capacity planning, replication, connectivity and securing the data

* Experience with data lake architecture

* Experience with Azure/AWS cloud data platforms

* Experience with ETL/ELT processes and performance tuning

What's In it for You
  • The chance to work on meanlingful projects that impact the company
  • 4-Day work week (4-10, also 5-8 available, if preferred – we are flexible)
  • Bonus program
  • Casual dress code
  • Creative and collaborative environment
  • Company paid sports leagues and wellness program
  • On-site game room (pool table, ping-pong and Xbox)
  • Free coffee, tea, and other drinks
     And other benefits:
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, 401K, HSA Accounts, Stock Purchase Plans
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • and more!


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


Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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Req ID:  1074

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Data Architect, Database, Architecture, Cloud, Engineer, Data, Engineering, Technology

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