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Lead Security 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.  

What we are looking for:


Acuity Brands offers the ability to work cross functionally to gain business understanding, supportive team members, great work / life balance and great benefits. We are hiring a Senior 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 defining, implementing and maintaining security infrastructure within the entire Acuity Brands global organization. The successful candidate will have extensive experience with implementing security frameworks, security process reviews, risk management, and be able to adapt to a quickly changing environment with a strong attention to detail.

How you will contribute:


  • Work with company associates to implement company security objectives and KPI’s
  • Maintain security solutions that reflects the stated security objectives
  • Implement framework controls into security solutions
  • Manage, Maintain and Support Rapid7 Insight VM
  • Maintain BeyondTrust/Bomgar Privileged Identity and Privileged Access systems for internal and external use
  • Deploy and monitor various Microsoft M365 and Azure Security controls
  • Develop and deploy CIS level 1 secure device configurations
  • Utilize Forensics tools for investigations, including taking forensic images and maintaining chain of custody
  • Administer Endpoint EPP/EDR tools and issue analysis
  • Provide support and document the use of the installed systems

Qualified Applicants will have:


  • Experience implementing Security frameworks such as CIS CSC, SCF, NIST, or ISO
  • Ability to write functional documentation and process guides
  • Willingness to work in a team environment to solve and complete tasks  
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • BS in Computer Science or related technical degree required, or equivalent experience


      Desired Certifications:

  • GIAC certifications: GCWN / GMON / GDSA / GCDA / GCUX / GDAT

Travel Requirements

  • 1-20%

Physical Requirements

  • Light work


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:  2257

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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

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