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Senior Firmware 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.  

How you will contribute:
  • Participate in product definition, specification and requirements analysis working with cross functional stakeholders
  • Collaborate on firmware architecture and development strategy with particular focus on wired and wireless networks
  • Design, code, integrate, test, support and enhance software solutions for embedded microprocessors used in wired and wireless communication devices, switching power supplies, sensors, and gateways
  • Clearly communicate design constraints and trade-offs to other team members and management, playing an advisory role as a subject matter expert to ensure that optimal design decisions are made
  • Perform system integration and validation testing activities, including verification of interoperability within overall solution
  • Assist with evaluating existing and emerging technologies to identify solutions that will reliably operate in a wide range of installed environments
What you will bring to the table:
  • Strong knowledge of software engineering principles
  • Understanding of IOT concepts
  • Understanding of Dev Ops concepts
  • Awareness and up to date knowledge on market trends
  • Understanding of network concepts
  • Security experience
  • A team first mindset
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of personal responsibilities
  • Ability to consistently achieve expected business results
  • Strategic focus and direction
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to understand and explain technical issues to peers and non-technical audience
What is required:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (CS), Electrical Engineering (EE), Computer Engineering (CE), or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience designing and coding embedded firmware
  • 2+ years of experience with wireless communication protocols (Wi-Fi, ZigBee, Bluetooth, BLE, etc.)
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!


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


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Req ID:  1244

Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford

Job Segment: Engineer, Electrical, Firmware, Network, Embedded, Engineering, Technology

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