Location – Canada or US
Salary – up to $200k Base + 20%
Our client is a key player in the broadcast and video market. They help deliver content to the end consumer in more than 185 countries. They are currently looking for a Chief Video Architect reporting to the SVP of Global R&D.
Guide business leader by providing expert-level technology advice and input
Maintain current and develop future architectural blueprints.
Develop prototypes and quickly test them for business value.
Be a mentor for technical management to help them grow professionally.
Work with the company's product leaders on multi-year product roadmaps.
Work with the business and product leaders to link industry trends with market opportunities and integrate them into technology development.
Monitor competitors and market trends and provide all the teams with intelligence on the competitive landscape.
On prem and in the cloud experience required.
University degree in computer science or similar field
More than 7 years experience architecting software and hardware solutions
Impressive track record of leading technology transformations and developing new products
Experience with the workflows of international broadcasters including media management, graphics, playout, compositing and distribution.
Expertise with modern software development including Agile, DevOps as well as cloud native and event-based architectures.
Understanding of hardware appliances, customized linux distributions, video playout and capture cards (SDI, ST2110, etc.), FPGAs, IP networking, high performance storage
Ability to quickly pick up new technologies and articulate strategies to transform them
Very comfortable writing code to learn, teach and enable growth
Ability to manage a multitude of complex projects simultaneously and drive desired results.