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Senior Software 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


An opportunity to join an industry leader. There’s never been a better time to work at Acuity Brands Inc. We’re shaping the enterprise lighting market and investing new technologies for the next generation of smart buildings. Our rapid growth equals rapid career advancement opportunities for those who want to be challenged and enjoy a fast-paced, high-performance culture.

How you will contribute:


Participate in full web-application development programming with the React, JavaScript, Ruby, Python, etc. based on a microservices architecture. Design for and leverage the services offered by the cloud computing platform. Participate in full software development lifecycle including requirements analysis and design, working closely with technical, design, and product teams. Investigate and analyze reported defects in a timely manner. Recommend and implement solutions to these problems including code refactoring, data updates, or configuration modifications. Provide input and execute on efforts to improve the efficiency, quality and security of our development projects. Assist in formulating standards and development practices across multiple related teams. Conduct and assist with design and code reviews. Conduct and assist with unit and integration testing efforts

Qualified Applicants will have:


⦁    Bachelor’s degree OR equivalent experience
⦁    Master’s in engineering is a plus
⦁    5+ years of professional software development experience
⦁    Deep knowledge of object-oriented programming and experience with at least one of the following programming language (Ruby, Python, GoLang, and others)
⦁    High proficiency in at least one high-level programming language and web framework such as Django, 
⦁    Solid understanding of web technologies, such as JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, XML, JavaScript, and/or JSON
⦁    Solid understanding of Database technologies such as SQL, PL/SQL and relational database schema design
⦁    Experience in automated testing including unit and functional testing using Java, JUnit, JSUnit
⦁    Excellent communication skills

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:  2343

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Developer, Engineer, Software Engineer, Cloud, Application Developer, Technology, Engineering

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