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Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Req ID:  5622
Remote Opportunities:  Semi-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

We're seeking talented and enthusiastic Integrated Quality Engineers who are interested in delivering new and innovative web and mobile applications in our IoT Division.

This person will have the opportunity to test and validate complex IoT solutions, perform end-to-end integration solution testing and test the individual components. You will plan, build, document, and execute test plans and validation plans for new and existing IoT solutions, and perform other duties as assigned. 

Key Tasks & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

Top Three Skills:                             

  1. 3+ years of developing test plans and performing automated testing within Test/QA environments
  2. Knowledge of test automation tools (Java, Selenium, Junit, JavaScript)
  3. Experience testing solutions comprising mobile and/or web applications, and embedded devices



• Work with software engineers, designers, and project managers to develop software application test plans, build test automation, and test strategies

• Develop test plans, procedures, and processes for continually improving quality

• Eliminate repetitive tasks by automating complex system integration scenarios by using coding, scripting, or systems engineering skills

• Document software defects, and report defects to software engineers and project managers

• Assist with the automation of test labs to integrate with our cutting-edge IoT product

Experience (minimum experience required)

• Bachelor's Degree or 6 years of relevant work experience

• Knowledge of Git source control & GitHub source management and/or SVN

• Experience testing mobile apps, IoT platforms, and/or Cloud-based solutions.

• Experience providing clear, helpful feedback in peer reviews

• Experience writing Python, JAVA, JavaScript, or other programming languages - Minimum 3 years

• Experience solving automation problems, such as deployment orchestration and continuous integration

• Ability to work independently with minimal guidance on day-to-day work and new projects

• Ability to work on teams and a desire to learn from others

Preferred Experience (i.e. industry experience)

• Hardware Testing experience (like Thermostat, Lights, TV, IOT or other device testing

• Experience with Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) is a PLUS

• Experience with network communication protocols used in typical Lighting Control Systems such as DALI, Zigbee, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, etc.

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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