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Senior Solution Architect 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 the role:
Acuity Brands is the leading industrial technology company in North America and Europe. We are going through digital transformation to unleash the power of data and technology to help business. In this role, you will be responsible to partner closely with development, platform, Infrastructure, Security and Product teams to architect and deliver software and technology solutions that meets or supports the business outcomes. 



How you will contribute

  • Define the architecture principles, associated processes to enable the engineering teams in faster and high quality delivery
  • Advice cross functional members on specific aspects of product strategy, development and delivery & bring recommendations on emerging technology
  • Weigh in and influence the buy vs build discussions and perform proof of concepts. Present the cost – benefits analysis to the leadership
  • Partner with developers to develop, review and maintain architecture documents & other artifacts to clearly communicate the solution development
  • Mentor team members & solution architects across the organization in Software development principles, patterns & processes
  • Promote re-use of code objects & components across the organization. Define and guide the team in re-architecting the existing applications in microservices architecture



Qualified Applicants will have:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer science or another related technical field
  • 10+ years of experience in software application / infrastructure development domain with experience in using the design patterns & architectural principles
  • Hands on experience in building applications with open source technologies, SQL & NoSQL databases and experience with microservices architecture
  • Experience building complex software and automation systems (Jave, Go, Python, .Net)
  • Significant experience in building cloud native applications (Azure, AWS, GCP) 
  • Experience in mentoring developers



Nice to have:

  • Masters degree in Computer science or another related technical field
  • 5+ years of experience in designing & coding high volume front end applications (Node.js, React)
  • Experience with data systems and analytics (BigQuery, Azure Synapse etc)
  • Experience in building mobile first applications
  • Experience with QA automation


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. 


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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:  2813

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Solution Architect, Architecture, Engineer, Developer, Computer Science, Technology, Engineering

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