Who are we looking for?

Originally created nearly twenty years ago, Vista has grown to become the world leader in Cinema software, selling over a billion tickets annually through our software in 100 countries. NZX50 listed, and with a passionate engineering team Head Quartered in New Zealand, Vista is a true New Zealand Technology success story.

Vista is currently looking for a Software Architect to work with Vista's Architecture team, to help our teams scale Vista Cloud software across the world. This involves the design and delivery of integration software in Vista to enable Vista to meet its compliance and certification requirements, and the integration of our software to customer and industry needs.

What you’ll do:

  • Mentor and help our teams create great software that enables a truly global scale for Vista’s SaaS offering
  • Get hands on with writing code to help prove concepts and accelerate development
  • Work with development teams across the world to ensure high quality software that meets the needs of our customers, our teams, and our integration partners
  • Shift easily among projects in a variety of size and scope
  • Work with our teams and external stakeholders to design and deliver well structured, robust API integration end points for Vista Cloud
  • Work with our teams and external stakeholders to create extensions to our core software suite to enable us to meet our compliance and customer needs
  • Work with engineering teams as required on high priority issue identification and resolution

The Software Architect - Integrations Role

Our ideal candidate has:

  • 3+ years' in technical leadership roles, designing and delivering solutions to difficult problems
  • Experience creating and maintaining reference architectures and best practices that enable scalable, fault resilient and secure operation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to inform and influence stakeholders
  • Aa hands-on approach to working with software, teams and stakeholders to deliver great solutions to customers
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Considered a bonus:

  • A good understanding of one or more Cloud Platforms (such as Azure, AWS or Google Cloud)
  • Deep knowledge of modern software architecture design
  • Experience with creating high performance software at scale
  • Experience creating secure mission critical workloads
  • Experience transitioning on premise focused software to work natively on the cloud


You will be supported to continually learn and improve your tech skills, share knowledge and ideas in the team, and be part of a dynamic and open culture.

We have a range of benefits that include:

  • Hybrid and flexible working, including a 4½ day working week  
  • Medical and life insurance  
  • Paid parental leave and wellness benefits  
  • Free movie tickets and Movie nights  
  • Strong mentoring & career development focus  
  • Fun team events that include our Christmas party, employee awards night and our very own hackathon and the Vista Innovation cup

If this sounds like you, get in touch to find out more

We value inclusivity celebrate diversity and are committed to offering equal opportunity to our staff and candidates — regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, marital status, disability, sex, sexual orientation, religious, ethical beliefs or political opinion. This commitment is reflected in all our employment policies and procedures.

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