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Senior iOS Engineer

Req ID:  5740
Remote Opportunities:  Remote

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We use technology to solve problems in spaces and light. Through our two business segments, Acuity Brands Lighting and Lighting Controls (“ABL”) and the Intelligent Spaces Group (“ISG”), we design, manufacture, and bring to market products and services that make the world more brilliant, productive, and connected. We achieve growth through the development of innovative new products and services, including lighting, lighting controls, building management systems, and location-aware applications.

Job Summary

Acuity Brands has created the Intelligent Spaces Group (ISG) to tackle problems within the built environment. The built environment is responsible for 40% of the world's greenhouse gases and we are creating solutions that will make buildings Smarter, Safer and Greener.

ISG is seeking software engineers with varied experience to join our teams in the growth of our Internet of Things (IoT) driven applications. As a member of our team, you will bring your passion for building elegant reliable and maintainable systems to help us design, deploy, scale, and maintain highly available distributed cloud applications. 

 Our team’s scope is broad, covering our technology stack from end to end, but our focus is to focus on the delivery of quality products and services. This is done through contribution to general product design, technical architecture, and process in close collaboration and open communication across functional boundaries throughout the ISG organization.

 Our teams are highly distributed and remote work is the norm. Culturally, we place emphasis on trust, respect, asynchronous communication, creativity, and valuing our customer. 

Key Tasks & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

The Sr. iOS Engineer role is a critical role for Atrius organization, and it will work for Fortune 100 customers worldwide. In this role, you will work developing iOS software solutions including SDK experience – from technical leadership to UI/UX to integrating the latest technology with backend components. The tech stack will vary with the projects - but range from Objective-C or Swift etc. In this role, you will have an opportunity to apply your unique combination of technical system design and software engineering skills to customers facing products and services.  While doing so you will work with a broad array of technology and business experts to leave a lasting impact on our customer’s sustainability, building operations, and business intelligence initiatives.


  • Develop high quality maintainable software in a collaborative environment.
  • Work across development teams to enable best practices for planning, development, deployment and management of cloud-based systems and applications. 
  • Work with our quality assurance team on automation and test planning.
  • Work with our SRE and DevOps teams on automation and observability.
  • Work with our product teams to ensure our products enable our customers to think smarter, safter and greener about their environment.
  • Drive continuous improvement by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity.

Experience (minimum experience required)

  • 5+ years of programming experience with iOS Development.
  • 8+ years of software development experience.
  • Proficient with Objective-C or Swift.
  • Proficiency in developing applications in at least one cloud environment is a must – Azure is a big plus.
  • Experience with CI / CD pipelines and GitOps tools / frameworks.
  • Experience with HTTP/S, Networking, APIs, and JSON data structure.
  • Expert knowledge of the mobile landscape, architecture, trends, and emerging technologies.
  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD) and writing unit tests.
  • Experience with monitoring platforms (Datadog, Prometheus, Splunk etc.).
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Ability to learn on the job and explore modern technologies with little supervision.

Preferred Experience (i.e. industry experience)

  • Experience with offline storage (SQLite) on mobile devices.
  • Expert-level experience designing and developing network-centric mobile applications or frameworks.
  • Analyze and optimize code for efficiency, reliability, and performance.
  • Comfortable with the cloud computing architecture.
  • Experience with encryption and signing.
  • Experience with RESTful APIs, including high-performance client implementations.
  • Proficient with code versioning tools, particularly git.
  • Experience deploying or operating solutions on Microsoft Azure cloud platform.
  • Good knowledge of scripting languages.
  • Experience with building science concepts.
  • Experience working with IoT networks.
  • Experience in business continuity, security, and compliance.
  • A passion for the environment.

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


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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