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Lead Electronics Engineer Job

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.  

About this Team

If you have passion to create innovative designs using cutting edge technology, actualize a vision into the next generation of integrated illumination Systems, and impact a $3.7B business’s bottom line, this team is for you!  Acuity Brands was recently identified in leading publications as one of the Top 100 World’s Most Innovative Companies.

Lead Electronics Design Engineers are responsible for the foundation of our illumination Systems strategic vision, leading teams, innovative solution design, and product lifecycle management, which shape corporate and personal financial success. This specific role provides exposure to fundamentals of Acuity Engineering, Optics, Supply Chain, Finance, Product Management, and Product Marketing teams which support your career growth opportunities.

This team is located in a recently renovated Innovation center in Decatur, GA, which houses state of the art design validation equipment, teams and facilities.  The onsite café, game room, indoor/outdoor exercise facilities and four-day work week offer competitive work-life balance opportunities to achieve the collective business and personal goals.

As a Lead Electronics Design Engineer, you will make an impact by:
  • Leading cross-functional teams in design of new product and improvement of existing product
  • Providing Quality Illumination Systems, which delight Acuity Customers by meeting expectations of targeted performance while achieving internal financial metrics
  • Significantly contributing to the overall ideation, architecture and design of Illumination Systems by integrating best in class LEDs, Controls and Electronics
  • Researching, Prototyping, and Creating lighting designs utilizing electronics, photometrics, reliability and regulatory solutions while managing project time lines
  • Developing product test plans to validate warranty, regulatory certification (UL/CSA), feature validation and interoperability which will achieve the Customer expectations
  • Supporting Lean Activities and seek continuous improvement of product and processes
Qualified Applicants will have:
  • Minimum, BS Degree in Engineering or Physics. Electronic Design focus preferred
  • 6+ years of experience in Designing Electronics required, Lighting Industry experience is a plus
  • Demonstrated successful collaboration  and leadership within a cross functional team and matrix management organization
Physical Requirements
  • Light work


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


Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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Req ID:  1262

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Electrical, Electronics Engineer, Engineer, Electronics, Supply, Engineering, Technology, Operations

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