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We Light the Way


Acuity Brands is the North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of innovative lighting systems. Our LED lights are computing, sensing, network connected platforms, and everywhere there are people, there are lights. We are driving the industry's transformation to smart lighting; redefining how people live, work and play.

Our corporate office just east of Atlanta, Georgia, is seeking a Lead Security Engineer to support a growing global infrastructure. We are seeking an accomplished, creative and self-motivated individual who enjoys working within a dynamic growth-oriented environment.

This position is responsible for helping define, implement and maintain security infrastructure within the entire Acuity Brands global organization. The successful candidate will have extensive experience with implementing security frameworks, performing security process reviews, understanding risk management, delivering and managing end user security awareness, adapting to a quickly changing environment and having a strong attention to detail. Exceptionally strong writing skills are a must for this position, and the successful candidate will create and maintain documents, policies, procedures and other content for our global workforce as the primary focus of the job.


Job Responsibilities
  • Work with company associates to implement company security objectives and KPIs
  • Maintain security solutions that reflect the stated security objectives
  • Provide support and document the use of installed security related systems
  • Design and deploy a privileged remote access and identity solution
  • Maintain, train and add new log sources to our SIEM and UBA solution


Expereince & Education


  • 6+ years of relevant work experience
  • Implementing Security Frameworks such as CIS CSC, NIST, ISO
  • Experience with SIEM tools such as Log Rhythm, Q Radar, Exabeam, Sumalogic, etc
  • Writing functional documentation and process guides
  • Active engagement in a team environment to solve and complete tasks
  • Scripting languages for security related tasks (PowerShell and Python)
  • Experience with user lifecycle systems and processes
  • Vulnerability management (endpoint and application scanning)
  • Experience with Windows and Linux servers
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • BS in Computer Science or related technical degree required, or equivalent experience

Desired Certifications:

  • CISSP or equivalent
Whats in it for You!


  • 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:  1028

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Corporate Security, Engineer, Risk Management, Computer Science, Security, Engineering, Finance, Technology

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