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Senior Systems 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.  

Why is Acuity Brands a Great Place to Work

Our Corporate Support team is a strategic part of the direction of our company

Our company is a profitable market leader and provides financial stability

You will work with highly talented, fun and collaborative teams

We believe in a healthy work/life balance

We offer work from home opportunities

We support continuous development through MS certification programs

Benefits program to meet the needs of you and your family

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors are important and we are committed to operating our business with high standards of ESG management

Our company culture Lights the way for you to Be Brilliant, Productive and Connected

How you will contribute:

We have an immediate need for a talented and enthusiastic Senior Systems Engineer with experience developing solutions. This person will be responsible for creating, maintaining and communicating the IT systems architecture and strategy, in alignment with business needs and strategic direction, across compute, storage, network, virtualization and cloud-enabled domains.  The Engineer will actively participate in systems architecture to create new, innovative solutions based on leading edge technologies.

Qualified Applicants will have:
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline
  • 3+ years designing and building systems in Azure (IaaS / PaaS)
  • 7+ years of proven experience of Infrastructure Architecture
  • 7+ Years Designing / Building / Upgrading Active Directory
  • 7+ years of experience patching servers (SCCM / OMS / WSUS)
  • Experience with VMware/Azure Virtualization
  • Expert in Windows Server administration / performance tuning
  • Experience with automation/scripting/DevOps (PowerShell, .NET, NodeJS, Ansible, Chef) is highly preferred
  • Experience working with web service-based API’s (REST, SOAP) is required
  • Experience in storage replication and technologies (emphasis on NetApp) used in Disaster Recovery is preferred
  • Working knowledge of networking protocols and components including TCP/IP, DNS, CIFS and NFS
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

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:  1742
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