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DSP Electrical 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.  

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. 


The Horizon R&D Group located in Herndon, VA is seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer.  As part of a multi-disciplinary engineering and scientific team, this engineer will identify, explore, and exploit emergent technologies to be integrated into novel lighting concepts.  

As an Electrical Engineer with the Horizon R&D Group you will:
Support projects requiring digital signal processing of sensor-based systems
Serve as the subject matter expert for sensor technology development within the group, providing expertise in developing and evaluating system design requirements and specifications, analysis, testing, integration, and documentation, and overall electrical hardware support
Research and evaluate emerging technologies and interface with vendors and customers

To be successful in this role you need: 
BS in Electrical Engineering or related field with 5+ years experience with Sensors, DSP, Digital circuits, components and applications or MS in Electrical Engineering or related field with 3+ years experience with Sensors, DSP, Digital circuits, components and applications
Design leadership and experience primarily with sensor-based systems
Working knowledge of Digital Signal Processing
Creating system design requirements and characterization of DSPs, FPGAs, and microcontrollers
Proficiency in schematic and PCB layout design
DSP Design and analysis using MATLAB, Mathcad, LabView
Experience with prorotyping & testing equipment like oscilloscopes, network analyzers, and multi-meters
Background in Image Processing and/or Computer Vision Algorithms
Ability to be self-motivated, self-accountable, deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems, think abstractly, effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions

Please apply today to join our team 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:  818

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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