• Software Engineering Director (Remote) Job

    Acuity Brands Conyers, GA 30013

    Job #2179905783

  • 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.

    About this Team

    Acuity Brands has created the Intelligent Spaces Group (ISG) to tackle problems within the built environment. The built environment is responsible for 40% of the world's greenhouse gases and we are creating solutions that will make buildings Smarter, Safer and Greener.

    ISG is seeking directors of software engineers to join our teams in the growth of our Internet of Things (IoT) driven applications. As a member of our team, you will bring your passion for developing engineering teams so that they are capable of building elegant reliable and maintainable systems to help us design, deploy, scale, and maintain highly available distributed cloud applications.

    Our team's scope is broad, covering our technology stack from end to end, but our focus is to focus on the delivery of quality products and services. Working with other leaders you will contribute directly to general product design, technical architecture, and work in close collaboration and open communication across functional boundaries throughout the ISG organization.

    Our teams are highly distributed and remote work is the norm. Culturally, we place emphasis on trust, respect, asynchronous communication, creativity, and valuing our customer.

    How You will Contribute

    The Director of Software Engineer role is an opportunity to apply your unique combination of technical skills and people skills to customer facing products and services. While doing so you will work with a broad array of technology and business experts to leave a lasting impact on our customer's sustainability, building operations, and business intelligence initiatives.

    Your Responsibilities

    • Ensure we develop high quality maintainable software in a collaborative environment.

    • Work across development teams to enable best practices for planning, development, deployment and management of cloud-based systems and applications.

    • Work with our quality assurance team on automation and test planning.

    • Work with our SRE and DevOps teams on automation and observability.

    • Work with our product teams to ensure our products enable our customers to think smarter, safter and greener about their environment.

    • Drive continuous improvement by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity.

    • Mentoring engineers in best practices associated with application lifecycle management (ALM) and technologies.

    • Developing engineers so that they can achieve their career goals and work in a positive inspiring environment.

    Qualified Applicants will have:

    • 7+ years of programming experience in any of .Net, Python, Java, or Go.

    • 4+ years managing teams and developing engineers.

    • Proficiency in developing applications in at least one cloud environment is a must - Azure is a big plus.

    • Experience with CI / CD pipelines and GitOps tools / frameworks.

    • Solid understanding of application lifecycle management (ALM) in a cloud native context leveraging infrastructure as code principles.

    • Experience with monitoring platforms (Datadog, Prometheus, Splunk etc.)

    • Experience with containerization and orchestration (Kubernetes, AKS etc.)

    • Strong written communication skills.

    • Ability to learn on the job and explore new technologies with little supervision.

    Travel Requirements

    • 1-20%

    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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