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Software Engineer Senior

Req ID:  6576
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



Acuity Brands is the North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of innovative lighting systems. Our LED lights are computing, sensing, network connected platforms, and everywhere there are people, there are lights. As a member of the Software Development team, you will bring the company’s strategic vision to life; redefining how people live, work, and play!



As a Senior Software Engineer, you will contribute to the success of the team by facilitating end-to-end design, development, validation, and deployment of the world’s leading internet-connected (IoT) lighting and sensing systems.  You will work on a variety of projects.  Some will require the development of front-end modules, and others back-end. To be successful you will work with product management and architects to plan and execute the evolution of our customer-centric software systems. Throughout these efforts you will continuously apply critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills to balance the needs of our customers now versus their needs in the long term, and change how users experience lighting.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)



  • Develop system designs, specifications, implementation details and code for new features connecting cloud, embedded and mobile components.
  • Actively participate in software design decisions to create new innovative IoT lighting solutions and customer experiences.
  • Participate in peer code reviews and provide guidance to other team members as the subject matter expert.
  • Develop code using Typescript, JavaScript, React, .NET (C#), etc.

Experience (minimum experience required)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS or equivalent
  • 4+ Experience with Front-End Software Design and Development
  • Proficient using JavaScript and React to develop Front-End Components
  • Working knowledge of .NET (C#)
  • Extensive knowledge of debugging practices
  • Proficient knowledge of software engineering best practices
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Experience (i.e. industry experience)

  • Mentoring other team members and working with offshore teams – Highly Preferred
  • Experience with TypeScript and Redux
  • Proven experience with Back-End Software Design and Development
  • Experience with modern Datastores and SQL
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Azure DevOps
  • Understanding of SCRUM methodologies
  • Experience with Test-Driven Development
  • Xamarin/MAUI

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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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

Job Segment: Test Engineer, Software Engineer, Cloud, Embedded, Testing, Engineering, Technology

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