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Senior Cloud 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.  

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, power supplies, and prismatic skylights.

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.


Job Summary



As a Senior Cloud Engineer you will collaborate with a variety of engineering teams within Acuity’s IoT business to define, design, build, maintain, and extend our portfolio of innovative products and solutions. In the course of doing so you will work with a wide variety of tools and technologies to:

Improve developer productivity by defining and documenting best practices

Automate routine development and operations tasks

Through research and experimentation identify best in class technologies to solve both business and technical challenges

Furthermore, working internally within the cloud architecture team, you will ensure all products and solutions meet internal guidelines for high availability, disaster recovery, monitoring, scalability, and general platform uptime requirements.



The ideal candidate for this role will bring:

Strong expertise in cloud infrastructure and platform offerings

Knowledge in distributed application monitoring, debugging, scalability, and maintenance

A passion for building high quality products and services in an agile environment

A team-first mindset

Intellectual curiosity and a desire to learn



This role affords the opportunity to not only have a large impact on the overall success of Acuity Brand’s IoT products, but also the world. As the leader in North American commercial and industrial lighting we operate the largest install base of connected lighting equipment; delivering value to our customers not just in the form industry leading functionality, but also energy efficiency and savings.

We view success not just as products sold, but also as the impact our products and services have on the occupants of the spaces they’re installed in, whether it’s education, healthcare, hospital, or beyond, and the larger environment those spaces operate in.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (CS) or related field

3+ years of experience installing, configuring, automating and monitoring cloud services

1+ working with Azure

7+ years overall experience

Experience with cloud-based networking; virtual networks, application gateways, DNS, network security components

Knowledge and understanding of one or more scripting languages used for cloud deployment and automation

Experience of design and implementation of IaaS and PaaS solutions

Deep understanding of DevOps, Software Engineering, and Distributed computing principles

Clear written and verbal communication skills


Travel Requirements



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. 


Any unsolicited resumes sent to Acuity Brands from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Acuity Brands mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Acuity Brands employees, or to Acuity Brands resume database will be considered Acuity Brands property. Acuity Brands will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.


Acuity Brands will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor, but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.

Req ID:  1472

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Cloud, Engineer, Computer Science, Network Security, Database, Technology, Engineering, Security

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