Chief Video Architect

Hollbridge Search

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.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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.

About You

  • 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.


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