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Cloud Database Engineer (US/CA Remote!) Job

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.  

Why is Acuity Brands a Great Place to Work

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

How you will contribute:

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.

Qualified Applicants will have:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related technical/analytical field
  • 5+ years 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 (not required)
    • 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

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.

Acuity Brands
Salary Range
$75,000.00 - 111,000.00
per Year
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Conyers, GA 30012, US