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Power Supply Design Engineer Job

Job Classification:  Onsite

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.  


We are currently looking for a Power Supply Design Engineer in Wilmington, MA Research & Development Center. This position focuses on design & development of Switch Mode Power supplies using AC-DC & DC-DC converters from 15 – 300W for various LED lighting applications. Bring your expertise to add new features to lighting systems including full digital uP control and use of the latest Analog ICs.


You will work with a high level of creativity and independence to solve unique and complex technical problems. Your involvement will be from concept to production release. Your contributions, combined with your expertise in firmware/hardware development, will help to bring new ideas and concepts to life.




  • Design Power Supplies that involve multiple topologies for 15 – 200W lighting applications.
  • Implement hardware & digital controls
  • Investigate new ideas & technical solution with proof-of-concept demonstration
  • Be hands-on in designing, building, testing and troubleshoot design challenges
  • Design and build Magnetic components
  • Work with Schematic & Layouts
  • Build and maintain Bill of Materials
  • Take product from concept to production release.
  • Work with a high level of creativity and independence to solve unique and complex technical problems.
  • Coordinate with Marketing, Applications, Approbations & Manufacturing teams for successful product launch and maintenance.
  • Individual will need to be a proactive team player working in a collaborative design environment and support/influence design development efforts.
  • Position will require individual to take on increasing responsibilities to progressively move from supporting to leading and driving own design projects




  • Education: BS/MS entry level/MS with relevant experience. Preferred degree in Electrical Engineering or Power Electronics.
  • Good knowledge of Semiconductor device operation & behavior – MOSFET/SCR/Diodes/ Transistors/optocouplers and passive components.
  • Familiar with – Rectifiers, Flyback, Buck, Buck-Boost, PFC, resonant topologies
  • Ability to read and understand schematics designs
  • Experience with simulating circuits & building bread board prototypes to validate design
  • Familiar with assembly language/C for microprocessors programming.
  • Ability to apply Control System concepts
  • Knowledge of Magnetic Design is a plus
  • Know-how in using MATLAB, Python, Mathcad is a plus
  • Have good problem solving & circuit trouble shooting skills


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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Req ID:  3187

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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