Cloud Database Engineer
Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is the North American market leader and one of the world’s leading providers of lighting and building management solutions. With fiscal year 2019 net sales of $3.7 billion, Acuity Brands currently employs approximately 12,000 associates and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia. The Company’s products and solutions are sold under various brands, including Lithonia Lighting®, Holophane®, Aculux®, A-Light™, American Electric Lighting®, Antique Street Lamps™, Atrius®, Cyclone™, DGLogik™, Distech Controls®, DTL®, eldoLED®, Eureka®, Gotham®, Healthcare Lighting®, Hydrel®, Indy™, IOTA®, Juno®, Lucid®, Luminaire LED™, Luminis®, Mark Architectural Lighting™, nLight®, Peerless®, RELOC® Wiring, ROAM®, Sensor Switch®, Sunoptics® and Winona® Lighting.
The Company’s lighting and building management solutions vary from individual devices to intelligent network systems. Individual devices include luminaires, lighting controls, lighting components, controllers for various building systems (including HVAC, lighting, shades and access control), power supplies, and prismatic skylights. Among other benefits, intelligent network systems can optimize energy efficiency and comfort as well as enhance the occupant experience for various indoor and outdoor applications, all the while reducing operating costs. Additionally, the Company continues to expand its solutions portfolio, including software and services, to provide a host of other economic benefits resulting from data analytics that enables the “Internet of Things” ("IoT") and supports the advancement of smart buildings, smart cities, and the smart grid.
Our century of tradition, our current financial strength and our commitment to a sustainable future, provides us with an opportunity to grow, innovate and further capture the rapidly growing market opportunities before us.
We have an immediate need for a talented and enthusiastic individual to be a hands-on Data Platform Lead and thought leader for our Cloud Database Engineering Team. This individual will help us transform Acuity Brands’ data and analytics platform using the Microsoft Azure Cloud. This position will be responsible for helping the team design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and improve current solutions while architecting innovative solutions to drive a modern data platform. Day to day the Data Platform Lead will lead system architectures, mentor, and train team members on updated technology, develop standards for the platform, manage deliverables through technical and functional directions and adhere to the defined security requirements.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related technical/analytical field
5+ years required in the following:
Strong experience in database modeling, as well as proficiency in SQL development
Strong experience with Python and/or Power Shell
Experience with Graph databases such as Cosmos DB or Neo4j
Experience with monitoring, performance tuning, capacity planning, replication, and data security
Experience with data lake architecture
Experience with Azure/AWS cloud data platforms
Experience with ETL processes and performance tuning
Experience overseeing multiple projects from a technical perspective
Experience with Scrum/agile tools
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Perks & Benefits
Our Corporate Support team is a strategic part of the direction of our company
Our company is a profitable market leader and provides financial stability
You will work with highly talented, fun and collaborative teams
We believe in a healthy work/life balance
We offer work from home opportunities
We support continuous development through MS certification programs
Benefits program to meet the needs of you and your family
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors are important and we are committed to operating our business with high standards of ESG management
Our company culture Lights the way for you to Be Brilliant, Productive and Connected