Site Reliability Engineer

Halifax. NS
Hiring Local & Remote

At Movella, we bring meaning to movement. Our mission is to digitize movement so that people can extract meaning and impact positive change. We provide intelligent solutions for sensing, capturing, and analyzing motion and states of being. Our products accelerate innovation and create extraordinary outcomes in entertainment, sports, health and industrial markets.

Working for Movella is working with colleagues that are inquisitive and entrepreneurial by heart. Naturally, there is a high level of cooperation within our teams. These teams consist of people with multiple international backgrounds, a sportive mindset and driven to get the most out of themselves. They share a passion for health, movement and technology. Movella offers a position in an innovative, ambitious and international environment, with an attractive compensation package. The informal culture allows for personal input, growth and development. Full training in our products and services will be provided.

Primary Responsibilities:

As a Site Reliability Engineer you will be a key member of the operations team which is responsible for the health of our SaaS offerings and the infrastructure it runs on. You will drive best practices within a highly technical and evolving environment, with a focus on: Infrastructure as Code (IaC), immutable infrastructure, and a dedicated approach to organizational wide infrastructure and DevOps automation.

You will be responsible for the availability, durability, performance, monitoring, incident response, and overall well-being of the platform and supporting services.

Location: Halifax, Canada is the preferred location but the role can also be remote for candidates in the Ottawa and/or Toronto areas.


  • Participate as a technical leader, providing solutions to operations problems

  • Implement and enforce Information Security Policies and Procedures as directed

  • Technology support with on-call rotation schedule (for escalations and incidents)

  • Corporate network(s) maintenance & security, including endpoint security and compliance

  • Participate in disaster recovery planning and implementation

  • Help expend and improve the architecture our infrastructure hosting our SaaS product

  • Manage identity and access policies across multiple environments

  • Make high-value impacts on productivity throughout the software development lifecycle

  • Enhance and maintain technology tools and infrastructure

  • Contribute to new product implementation and provide upkeep to existing products and services

  • Ensure 99.9% production SLA, with 24x7x365* availability in emergency situations

  • Mentor team members on best practices and security implementations as required


Movella is looking for a self-starting and proactive Site Reliability Engineer. Someone who thrives in an environment where your analytical and problem solving skills are highly appreciated.


  • 5+ years’ experience as a DevOps or SRE engineer

  • 2+ years’ experience operating within a production Kubernetes environment

  • Cloud management experience on AWS

  • Experience with continuous Integration platforms

  • Experience with provisioning and deployments at scale

  • Experience at monitoring multi-tier application at scale

  • Strong documentation, planning, problem-solving, organisational and customer service skills

  • Software debugging abilities in any language (we primarily use Python and PHP) is a strong plus

  • Management and troubleshooting experience with complex network and implement security best practice

  • Proven ability to manage multiple processes, priorities, and conflicting demands in a calm and professional manner

  • Strong team player that communicates clearly, concisely and by selecting written, spoken or visual material that best suits the situation and intended audience

Movella is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Movella was built on a commitment to trust and respect each other and to embrace an array of people and ideas. These values remain at the center of our culture and are key to our company's integrity.

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