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Software Engineer

Req ID:  5581
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

About this Team 
Acuity Brands has established 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 a Software Engineer to join our Atrius Enterprise Operations team in the growth of our Internet of Things (IoT) driven applications. This position is focused on the development of mapping and wayfinding tools that shape how people engage with their environment.

As a Software Engineer, you will bring your passion for full-stack development to design, build, deploy, and maintain highly available distributed cloud applications that support our customers’ growing accessibility goals. 
You will also be responsible for working with other software engineers and product managers, contributing directly to feature design and architecture.
Our team is highly distributed, and remote work is the norm. Culturally, we place emphasis on trust, respect, asynchronous communication, creativity, and valuing our customer.

How you will contribute:  
The Software Engineer is a key individual contributor role and an opportunity to apply your unique combination of technical skills to customer-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 accessibility and operations initiatives. 

Key Tasks & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

Your Responsibilities: 

  • Write well-designed and testable code
  • Collaborate to design, implement, and maintain new features
  • Work with our project management team to identify, analyze, and fix bugs
  • Work with our product management team to develop applications that allow our customers to think Smarter, Safer and Greener about their environment

Education (minimum education required)

  • High School Graduate

Experience (minimum experience required)

Qualified Applicants will have:  

  • A love of learning about technology 
  • 2+ years of programming experience in any of JavaScript, TypeScript
  • Experience with full-stack development
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and concepts
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

Preferred Experience (i.e. industry experience)

Preferred qualifications: 

  • Experience with Agile/Scrum processes 
  • Experience using cloud solutions (Amazon Web Services preferred)
  • Experience with serverless technologies and Serverless Framework
  • Experience with infrastructure as code
  • Experience with Test Driven Development

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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