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Lead Electronics Engineer

Req ID:  3890
Remote Opportunities:  Semi-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.  

About this Location

How you will contribute:

  • Contributing significantly to the overall ideation, architecture, and design of Illumination Systems by integrating best in class LEDs, Controls and Electronics
  • Individual will research, develop, design, or specify various SSL components, sub-systems and systems such as LED driver, lighting controls devices, battery backup and other electronics.
  • Own electronics building block design work, prototyping, and qualify them through validation process. Play a key role in technology commercialization.
  • Dive productivity and continuous improvements by creating new process or update the existing processes.
  • Meet or exceed schedule timelines for NPD deliverables

About this Team

Do you enjoy collaboration across functions? Do you want to be involved in new product development as well as existing product improvement? This team partners with Design Engineering teams across the enterprise and works to improve product function, form, and cost. This exciting group is both diverse and innovative. Lead Electronics Design Engineers are responsible for the foundation of our illumination systems strategic vision, innovative solution design, and product lifecycle management, which shape corporate and personal financial success. This specific role provides exposure to fundamentals of Acuity Brands Engineering, Optics, Supply Chain, Finance, Product Management, and Product Marketing teams which support your career growth opportunities. If you enjoy a fast pace and are looking for an opportunity to grow your skillset, then this is the role for you!

Qualified Applicants will have:

  • Minimum 5 years of mixed signal designs -HW and FW development experience
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or a related discipline; Electrical Engineering focus preferred
  • Proficiency in Electronics Design and commercialization; Lighting Industry experience preferred
  • Hands on design and evaluation experience of LED drivers (AC-DC, DC-DC). Understanding of various LED drive modes such as PWM, CV, CCR, and hybrid.
  • Understanding of power electronics and hands-on experience on different power conversion topologies such as Flyback, Boost, Buck, Buck-boost, full-bridge, half-bridge etc.
  • Basic understanding of I2C, UART, SPI, RS485 communication protocols
  • Familiar with major suppliers, their IDE, complier, libraries, and various development tools
  • Basic CAD software and PCB layout experience
  • Matrix organization mentality. Ability to work equally well on your own and within a team environment. Cross Functional Design teamwork experience.

Travel Requirements

    Physical Requirements

    • Medium work


    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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    Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

    Job Segment: Electronics Engineer, Design Engineer, Electrical Engineering, PLM, Engineering, Management, Marketing

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