System Architect

Moment Factory
Montréal

System Architect

Montréal, QuébecSystèmes (Systems) /Full-Time /Hybrid

A WORD ABOUT US


We come from many different places, but what unites us is our passion. At Moment Factory, each new project is a blank page awaiting the creativity and talent of our whole team, no matter the individual responsibilities, roles, or fields. Our desire to innovate, to take risks, and to learn from our mistakes and from each other is what allows us to create collective projects that go above and beyond. Today, thanks to a team of 420 creative minds, we have been able to create immersive multimedia environments for artists, museums, airports, brands, theme parks and events, as well as our signature shows. No matter the canvas – be it film, lighting, multimedia architecture, sound design, special effects, or interactive projects – the thirst for experimentation and innovation is at the core of our DNA. 


YOUR TEAM

You will join a small team of passionate system architects within Moment Factory's Center of Expertise. You will collaborate with technical directors, AV designers, software architects, system developers, and many other experts from the Center of Expertise. In our team, we prioritize listening and sharing knowledge, encouraging everyone to leverage their experiences and bring their ideas to the table.


YOUR MISSION

As a System Architect at Moment Factory, you will work closely with the Technical Directors of our projects. You are at the heart of designing stunning yet complex multimedia experiences. Your role is to provide the best technical platform, meeting the multiple requirements of our large-scale permanent projects: stability, performance, scalability, and innovation.


ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Developing hardware and software system architectures for various clients, from design to deployment;
  • Responsible for designing and integrating audiovisual elements, control systems, and interactive technologies to ensure seamless synergy of these components;
  • Creating and maintaining technical documents related to system design, including requirements, specifications, diagrams, and test procedures;
  • Reviewing technical documents from clients, contractors, or collaborators;
  • Evaluating multiple solutions, making recommendations, conducting proof of concepts to support your hypotheses;
  • Validating specifications and test strategy for project stability, as well as planning them, always ensuring compliance with client project needs;
  • Guiding technical and creative teams in system implementation, analyzing the impact of change requests;
  • Participating in the continuous improvement of Moment Factory's know-how and internal processes by developing standards and recommendations.


YOUR JOURNEY INCLUDES

  • Microsoft Windows and Linux;
  • Networking (Cisco, HP, Ubiquiti);
  • Storage technologies (NAS, RAID, Synology);
  • Virtualization (Proxmox, HyperV);
  • Lightweight containers (Docker, Kubernetes);
  • Show-control systems (Medialon, Companion, QSYS, etc.);
  • Audiovisual protocols (DMX/Artnet/sACN, Dante, NDI, etc.);
  • Multimedia playback platforms (Disguise, Watchout, Pixera, etc.);
  • Real-time gaming engines and software (Unreal, Unity, TouchDesigner, Notch, etc.)
  • Interested in experimenting with AI.


Although this role requires a variety of skills and expertise, we encourage you to apply even if your background does not cover all these specialties!


YOUR QUALITIES

  • Leadership and teamwork;
  • Autonomy & initiative;
  • Adaptability & agility;
  • Rigor;
  • Organizational skills and priority management;
  • Ease in oral, written, and schematic communication (French and English);
  • Ability to interact with different personalities (managers, directors, IT experts, production teams, etc.).


SOME PERKS THAT COME WITH WORKING AT MF

  • Hybrid work mode to optimize work-life balance ;
  • Group insurance benefits for you and your family ;
  • Wellness account allowing you to claim personal expenses up to $250 per year ;
  • Inspiration account;
  • Employee Assistance Program; free, confidential and available 24 hours a day ;
  • Free access to Dialogue telemedicine service, to quickly respond to your health concerns and those of your family ;
  • 5 paid sick days per year ;
  • Personalized training and skills development plan through the MF School ;
  • Daily meals at a cost of $7, snacks and coffee available at all times ;
  • MF Life Department, a catalyst for employee wellness initiatives (physical, mental health, social activities, etc.)


If you fit this position, we invite you to submit your application now. We are unable to follow up with every candidate, so we will only contact selected individuals. Thank you for considering a career at Moment Factory. We look forward to meeting you!


Your resume will be read by Billy, our technical recruiter.