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Backend Engineer

Canada, Nova Scotia, HalifaxEngineering

Job description

Do you get excited designing and creating a cloud working infrastructure without reinventing the wheel? Do you have a background in cloud software development? Are you interested in helping us growing our cloud center of excellence? We would love to have you!


Your role as a Backend Engineer at Movella

As a Backend Engineer, you will be responsible for accelerating our cloud development in the fields of sport science and health often related to biomechanics. You will be part of a team working on a new groundbreaking product on which you can leave your mark. You will focus on the architecture development and software design patterns while also being actively involved in the implementation of new applications. You are up to date with the latest developments in your field and you know how to motivate and inspire your colleagues.


You will be part of the Engineering team. You will be working in an Agile/Scrum team. You will be based in Halifax, Nova Scotia


Key challenges:

  • Lead the effort to build the back end system
  • Make best-fit designs that help scale non linearly and efficiently
  • Follow industry-leading software development practices and set the tone for the team
  • Write Production quality code and ensure code quality at the highest level
  • Write relevant unit/automated tests for adequate code coverage
  • Work with the QA team to design integration/system test cases
  • Communicate with all the relevant stakeholders in a timely manner

Job requirements

Movella is looking for a flexible and detail oriented Back-end Developer. Someone who thrives in an environment where your proactive and can-do attitude are highly appreciated. You have:

  • 6-10 years relevant experience
  • Well versed with building scalable products using cloud-native architecture
  • Ability to build product based on excellent software engineering practices
  • Experience in PHP 8, Go/Golang, or similar languages
  • Extensive experience on AWS - ( Autoscaling, Lambda, S3, Key Management, Audit, Monitoring, etc). Azure experience desirable
  • Experience in frameworks such as Laravel, Symfony, Gin-Gonic, etc. are desirable
  • Experience creating and using RESTful APIs, gRPC, and asynchronous communication is highly desirable.
  • Prior experience with microservices, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Strong SQL and Data modeling skills, Redis, experience in DynamoDB or NoSQL desirable
  • Prior experience in handling large data sets in production environments
  • CI/CD


Working at Movella

Movella is bringing meaning to movement. This new brand encapsulates the value and technologies from mCube, Xsens, and Kinduct. 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.


Movella is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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