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Senior DevOps Engineer Job

Job Classification:  Remote

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


We're seeking a talented and enthusiastic DevOps Engineer who will be responsible for streamlining and automating the development and deployment processes in cloud, hybrid, and on-premise implementations of our custom developed applications and associated resources. This DevOps Engineer will also be responsible for providing organizational guidance and training on our Solutions Delivery Methodology (SDM) which is a process that is integrated with the SCRUM framework. 


The ideal candidate will have experience with managing source control, branching methodologies, build systems, CI/CD Automation, environment configuration, and have experience with cloud-based platforms, like Microsoft Azure, and complete ALM systems, like Azure DevOps. 


This position will work closely with all IT Teams. A solid understanding of the SCRUM Framework is required. PowerShell and other automated scripting experience is highly desirable. 

How you will contribute:


  • Support an always-available cloud-based platform
  • Build and manage dev/test environments, assisting developers in debugging application issues using tools
  • Build and/or manage Continuous Integration systems
  • Build and/or manage Continuous Delivery systems
  • Manage ALM system Azure DevOps including configuration and licensing
  • Contribute to the creation of system support documents 
  • Leverage scripting to build required automation and tools 
  • Develop custom tasks to integrate Azure DevOps with other organizational tools
  • Provide automated dashboards and Key Performance Indicator (KPI) reports from Azure DevOps
  • Operate the platform within our security and privacy guidelines
  • Learn on the job and explore new technologies with little supervision

Qualified Applicants will have:


  • Bachelor’s Degree (desired)
  • Management Information Systems (MIS) or Computer Science (CS)
  • 3-5+ years DevOps or System Automation experience 
  • Azure and/or AWS account administration
  • Website and/or Web Services troubleshooting experience
  • Basic networking and application load balancing concepts and technologies
  • PowerShell (or similar) scripting/development experience
  • Understanding of protocols/technologies like HTTP, SSL, LDAP, ASP.Net, SQL, HTML, XML, JSON
  • Proven, better than average written and verbal communication skills

About You:


  • You are passionate and optimistic
  • You are innovative and you challenge assumptions
  • You work for the best interest of the group at all times
  • You have unwavering personal integrity and work ethic
  • You are proactive and embrace continuous improvement
  • You graciously give and receive feedback
  • You buy into the SCRUM methodology, and demand a collaborative, and very positive environment

Our Benefits


  • Meaningful projects aspiring to improving people’s lives
  • Creative and collaborative environment
  • Company paid sports leagues and wellness program
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, 401K, HSA Accounts, Stock Purchase Plans
  • Paid holidays and vacation


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


Please utilize the internal career site to apply if you are a current employee at Acuity Brands. 


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:  2311

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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