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Software Engineering Manager (remote)

Req ID:  4146
Remote Opportunities:  Remote

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.  

Position Summary

In this role, you will be responsible for leading a group of passionate application developers and building the next generation technology apps that will be used by our customers, sales reps, partners, and internal teams. You will partner closely with our product and business teams in determining the application and product strategy and roadmap. You will partner closely with Software Development, Platform, Infrastructure, Security and Product teams to architect and deliver software and technology solutions that meet and support the business requirements.  

How you will contribute:

  • Work with other technology leaders in shaping the future of technology at Acuity Brands Lighting 

  • Mentor team members & developers across the organization in Software development principles, patterns & processes 

  • Promote re-use of code objects & components across the organization. Define and guide the team in re-architecting the existing applications in microservices architecture 

  • Advise cross functional members on specific aspects of product strategy, development, and delivery and bring recommendations on emerging technologies 

  • Weigh in and influence the buy vs build decisions and perform proof of concepts. 

  • Partner with the Architecture team to review and maintain architecture documents & other artifacts to clearly communicate the solution architecture 

  • Attract, build, and lead a team of talented, diverse, and strong developers 

Qualified Applicants will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other related technical fields 

  • 5+ years of experience in leading application teams in Agile delivery methodology 

  • 10+ years of experience in software application / infrastructure development domain with experience in using the design patterns & architectural principles 

  • 5+ years hands on experience in building complex software and automation systems (2 or more languages in C#, ASP.NET, Go, Python, React, Java script) 

  • Significant experience in building cloud native applications (Azure, AWS, GCP) and in microservices architecture 

  • Experience with data handling (SQL, No-SQL databases, Async data movement) 

  • Experience in mentoring and growing developers 

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and customer-oriented mindset 

Preferred Experience

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or other related technical fields 

  • 3+ years of experience in designing & coding high volume front-end applications (Node.js, React) 

  • Experience with data systems and analytics (BigQuery, Azure Synapse etc.) 

  • Experience with QA automation 

Travel Requirements

  • 1-20%


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. 


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