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We Light the Way


Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 13,000 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.
Acuity’s lighting and building management solutions vary from individual devices to intelligent network systems. With fiscal year 2018 net sales of $3.7 billion, Acuity Brands has operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia. Individual devices include lighting controls, lighting components, controllers for various building systems (including HVAC, lighting, shades and access control), power supplies, and prismatic skylights. Among other benefits, intelligent network systems can optimize energy efficiency and comfort as well as enhance the occupant experience for various indoor and outdoor applications, all the while reducing operating costs. We continue to expand our solutions portfolio, including software and services, to provide a host of other economic benefits resulting from data analytics that enables the “Internet of Things” ("IoT") and supports the advancement of smart buildings, smart cities, and the smart grid.
* Our software team is a strategic part of the direction of our technology forward company
* We leverage cutting edge Azure PaaS and industry leading Content Management System – Sitecore 9
* We produce quality software that you can be proud of
* You will work with highly talented, fun and supportive teams
* We believe in a healthy work/life balance

Position Description

We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic hands-on Senior Project Manager to lead Acuity’s Web Development team!  You may be based remotely in the continental United States, with our strong preference for the Eastern or Central Time Zone. 

Job Responsibilities

  • You will manage a talented team of developers, testers and contractors to lead and complete critical projects defined by the organization. 
  • You will provide hands-on technical project management, quality management and team leadership for the complex software development projects that we produce. 
  • You will also gather requirements, design solutions, and manage the development and deployment of business applications for our state of the art Sitecore 9 website running in Azure PaaS. 
  • You will have operational responsibility for our public facing website, and lead the development team that also shares this responsibility. 
  • You have strong Business Analysis skills to lead stakeholders through the planning process.
  • You will own multiple key projects, own the decisions and drive the team toward successful completion!

Job Requirements

  • 5 to 8 years’ accomplishments in B2B web development.
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience leading a software development team (preferably a remote team).
  • Proven track record planning and deploying large scale B2B websites on Sitecore 8 or newer.
  • Proven experience building successful teams (6-8 team members) that deliver projects on time and on budget in compliance with process, scope and quality.
  • Experience with Agile project management and poker planning.
  • Experience working remotely, and the ability to work successfully with remote team members.
  • Proven leadership, negotiation and communication skills.
  • B.A. or B.S. degree with emphasis in Business or Computer Science.
  • PMP (Project Management Professional Certification), Scrum Team Leadership or equivalent work experience.
  • Background in Marketing is a plus!
  • Ability to travel overnight up to 15%.

This role is not eligible for immigration sponsorship.


We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!


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Req ID:  978

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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