Fullstack Job: Full Stack Engineer

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Ottawa - Canada

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About Scrawlr

Scrawlr is a company building a software platform and series of products dedicated to enabling alternative forms of communication layered on existing internet content, together with delivering superior monetization flexibility and content ownership for content generators. We have recently completed our internal beta and are preparing for our external beta. We are looking forward to bringing on additional like-minded individuals to assist in product launch. The founder, board of directors, and lead investors in Scrawlr have a strong background in a variety of successful, transformational startups, and we are building our platform alongside a number of other startups within a successful ecosystem.

Why you should work here

We are working on a transformational project that we believe will have a global impact, and we expect our team members to work on solving complex, unique technical problems on a daily basis. Full-stack team members are given a high degree of product ownership and the latitude to propose and implement approaches that can be divergent from all standard or existing solutions.

Scrawlr is committed to maintaining an environment in which all ideas are taken seriously and great ideas are adopted, allowing dedicated employees to effect change and to dictate their progression within the organization.


$72k - 89k per annum plus an options grant commensurate with capacity for contribution to the team


  • Build internal fullstack applications
  • Build the API connection layer for frontend components

Desired skills or experience

  • Three (3) years of work experience in a development agency or company development environments
  • One (1) year of experience working on Vue.js framework/similar or Laravel framework/similar
  • Experience designing RESTful API and microservices architecture
  • Good understanding Postgres (SQL) and Redis (In-memory DB), or similar
  • Experience writing and maintaining automated unit/feature/mutation testing (PHPUnit, Jest, etc.)
  • Solid experience with debugging and identifying performance bottlenecks
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving mindset combined with experience troubleshooting large scale systems
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Nice to have skills or experience

  • Experience working in start-up environments
  • Chrome/Firefox extension development experience
  • Knowledge of API/microservices authentication/security flows (JWT, OAuth and similar)
  • PWA project experience
  • GitHub profile with sample projects you would like to showcase

If you are interested in changing the way the world communicates, and then subsequently evaluates and monetizes content, we would love to speak with you. This position is a unique opportunity for an individual interested in launching a transformational product in a challenging, dynamic work environment.

We are looking for exceptional individuals, and from there we can work with all levels of experience. If what we are doing is of interest to you, but you are not sure if you fit into this role, we look forward to engaging to find the right position.

Please note: Candidates must be currently authorized to work in Canada

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $72,000.00-$89,000.00 per year


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

  • If hired into a fully remote position, do you expect to be available during standard hours in pacific time (pst)? Please answer only 'Yes' or 'No' to this question - we will clarify as required upon reviewing your application.