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Principal Architect

Principal Architect

Location: Communauté-Urbaine-de-Montréal,Canada,Québec
Salary: $ 190000 per annum
Date Posted: 21/06/2022

Principal Architect – Global Media Production Start-up

The job
Principal Architect is required to join a global media productions start-up who are on an incredibly journey after a successful 9 years. After a recent acquisition of a broadcasting production company, they are now looking for a Principal Architect to modernise their infrastructure to ease the integration of their services.


The role for the Principal Architect will be to take a step back to revisit and rewrite their infrastructure framework. The role will require the design of new features, products and technologies for their customer facing products. You will be advising on technologies and processes to follow to ensure that they align with companies’ long germ goals.


Cloud and web services will be regular topics around the work you do. The role will be a hands-on position to begin with however as they naturally grow you will undertake more responsibilities in a leadership aspect. This is a senior position where you will collaborate closely with the CEO, Director of Engineering and Engineers to make those key tech choices but also supervising on the quality of implementation and design.

About you

You will be pragmatic in your approach and can bring a little calm and order in this environment. You will have experience in designing, architecting web and cloud-based services. Experience with frontend services such as React / Vue whilst also taking into consideration their backend systems are in C++.


You will also have demonstrated a good understanding of best engineering practices to help roll this through. Experience in leading development teams along with building requirements and design documents is needed for this position.

The company

This is for a market leading business in the entertainment industry who are working with leading brands in the Film, Music, TV and Live Events industry. They are building the next gen tools with virtual reality and augmented reality to help artists realise their vision.

They are an established start-up who are heavily funded by a global investor. They have made a couple of acquisitions with revenue and growth plans towards the high end.

This company is fantastic at developing employees through the business to gain your full potential career wise and at helping you to over-achieve on your bonus payments!



This job ideally will be based in the Eastern Time Zone ideally. They do have offices in NY which they would like you to have access to when needed.


The Salary

The Salary here pays up to $190k with loads of benefits that include Bonus shares scheme from when you join, Discount on products, Socials, and health Cash plans.



What is the process

3 Stage interview process

1. 30 min Chat with Director of Engineer

2. Technical Interview

3. Final wash up with VP of Engineer


What should you do now?


If you are a Principal Architect or an architect with relevant experience, press Apply and send me your CV, or if you have questions then please get in touch with Zak at initi8 HQ.


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