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Senior Software Engineer Job

Job Classification:  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 Acuity Brands:

Acuity Brands is the North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of innovative lighting systems. Our LED lights are computing, sensing, network connected platforms, and everywhere there are people, there are lights. We are perfectly positioned to enable the world of IoT, and we have plenty of awesome projects to work on! We are driving the industry's transformation to smart lighting; redefining how people live, work and play.

About the role:

We're seeking talented and enthusiastic Full-Stack nLight Developers whose primary responsibility is software architecture and development for nLight systems. Additional responsibilities include participation in project time/task estimation, code and architecture reviews, providing support for junior developers, documentation of system architecture and a supporting role for all phases of the development life-cycle (project definition, process mapping, architecture, coding, acceptance testing, installation, turnover to support, etc.). 

What you will do:

  • Understand user requirements and translate the requirements to nLight web applications 
  • Design, develop, test, and maintain the components of our platform 
  • Interact with project managers, UI designers, software engineers, and other applications developers
  • Actively participate in systems architecture to create new innovative solutions
  • Utilize Agile/Scrum methodologies for software development

Required skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS or equivalent.
  • 3+ years of proven experience with Full-Stack Software Development 
  • Experience using modern frameworks and tools like .NET and Node.JS 
  • Proficient C# skills with extensive knowledge of debugging practices
  • Proficient front-end web development with JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • General knowledge of software engineering practices 
  • Basic understanding of databases (relational or non-relational)
  • Basic understanding of user authentication and authorization 
  • Understanding of Agile software development
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred SKills

  • Experience with cloud or mobile services (specifically Microsoft Azure)
  • Expertise in Azure RDBMS and other modern data stores (e.g. SQL Server, Table Storage, Blob Storage, Redis Cache)
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services/Azure DevOps 
  • Typescript

Why is Acuity Brands a great place for Software Development:

  • Our software team is a strategic part of the direction of our company
  • Our company is a very profitable market leader and provides financial stability
  • You will work with highly talented, fun and supportive teams
  • We believe in a healthy work/life balance
  • We produce quality software that you can be proud of

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!


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. 


Any unsolicited resumes sent to Acuity Brands from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Acuity Brands mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Acuity Brands employees, or to Acuity Brands resume database will be considered Acuity Brands property. Acuity Brands will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.


Acuity Brands will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor, but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.

Req ID:  2286

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