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Firmware Engineer Job

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.  

Job Summary:

The primary function of this position is to develop and implement new and enhanced lighting control products and work with manufacturing to bring these products to market.

How you will contribute:
  • Responsible for troubleshooting  firmware lighting control new product design.
  • Responsible for firmware modifications to existing products.
  • Actively participate in cross-functional design teams to deliver new or redesigned products.
  • Responsible for evaluating and making design recommendations regarding Lighting Control products.
  • Responsible for evaluating and making recommendations regarding new electronic components and technologies that have the potential to be implemented into new products.
  • Responsible for creating firmware specifications and validation plans.
  • Support the product manufacturing group(s).
  • Project management.
Qualified Applicants will have:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Embedded C Programming (3+ years).
  • Ability to read and follow schematics.
  • Must work well independently and in a team environment, be detail oriented, thorough in investigation, and produce robust solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to devise novel technical solutions, lateral thinking (applying known solutions to new problems in related fields), willingness to challenge existing practice (technical, testing, manufacturing), willingness to add new functionalities to existing products or to start entire new product categories
  • Excellent debugging skills.
Preferred experience:
  • IP research and analysis
  • 5 years of direct experience in Lighting Controls .
  • Previous experience and use of RTOS (Real Time Operating Systems).
Travel Requirements
  • 1-20%
Physical Requirements
  • Sedentary Work

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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Req ID:  1464

Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Firmware, Database, Project Manager, Engineering, Technology

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