Software Engineer Senior

Req ID:  6583
Remote Opportunities:  Remote

We use technology to solve problems in spaces, light, and more things to come… for our customers, our communities, and our planet. 
Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We use technology to solve problems in spaces, light, and more things to come. 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 a valuable difference in people’s lives.  
We are positioned at the intersection of sustainability and technology. Our businesses develop technology that helps save our customers energy and reduce their carbon emissions. We achieve growth through the development of innovative new products and services, including lighting, lighting controls, building management solutions, and location-aware applications. 

Job Summary


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 


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 Senior Software Engineer to join our Atrius Enterprise Operations team in the growth of our Internet of Things (IoT) driven applications.


As a Senior 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 and sustainability 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.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)


How you will contribute:  


The Senior 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 sustainability initiatives. 


Your Responsibilities: 


  • Write well-designed and testable code.
  • Design and implement scalable software systems.
  • 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 solutions that allow our customers to think Smarter, Safer and Greener about their environment

Experience (minimum experience required)


  • 5+ years of programming experience in any of JavaScript, TypeScript.
  • Strong proficiency in React (or equivalent framework).
  • Strong proficiency with microservice and event driven architecture.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience developing applications in a cloud environment (Azure preferred).
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and concepts.
  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD) and writing unit tests.
  • Experience with development tools like: Node.js, Yarn, git, Figma, etc.
  • Strong leadership and mentorship skills.
  • Ability to learn on the job and explore modern technologies with little supervision.
  • Experience with Agile Methodologies such as Scrum. You’ve been on teams that practice Agile, and you understand why it’s beneficial. 

Preferred Experience (i.e. industry experience)


  • Experience with remote work environments
  • Experience with functional programming patterns
  • Experience with serverless technologies
  • Experience with infrastructure as code
  • Experience with docker
  • Experience with Kubernetes

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.


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The range for this position is $112,200 to $202,000. Placement within this range may vary, depending on the applicant’s experience and geographic location.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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