Android Engineer - Bozeman, MT

  • onXmaps, Inc.
  • May 24, 2021
Full time Computer Science Design Engineering Software

Job Description

About onX:

onX is a pioneer in digital outdoor navigation. With offices in Missoula and Bozeman, Montana, we are inspired by the landscapes that surround us. We bring our outdoor passion to work every day with a singular goal–to awaken the adventurer in everyone. We do this by engineering industry-leading technology, and by crafting dynamic outdoor experiences. 

Through multiple years of growth, we haven’t lost our entrepreneurial ethos at onX. We offer a fast-paced, tech-forward environment where ownership and accountability are essential.

We are looking for: 

onX is seeking a motivated Android Engineer with a passion for innovation and being on the leading edge of Android development. As an onX Android Engineer, you will implement the latest mapping and Android technologies to meet the needs of outdoor enthusiasts. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a dynamic startup focused on making an impact on the business, and the mobile mapping industry as a whole. This position will report to Engineering - Manager II.


Bozeman, MT; Missoula, MT; or Remote. Additionally, being authorized to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment. We do not sponsor work visas (of any kind ) for this position at this time. 


(Essential Job Duties)

  • Develop new user-facing features in our Android app with Kotlin 

  • Write reusable code and libraries for future use 

  • Maintain an “offline first” application that must work with or without service 

  • Store data locally using a combination of SQLite, Shared Preferences, and disk caching

  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs 

  • Optimize application for maximum speed, scalability, and battery life 

  • Participate in Android platform leadership and craft best practices that help the team succeed

  • Work closely with a product manager to own the workstream and sprint planning

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in software engineering, computer engineering, computer science or related degree required. 
  • Minimum five (5) years of professional software development experience required, where Android development (Kotlin and/or Java) was your professional focus for at least three (3) or more years.
  • Must have worked on an app that has been released to the Google Play Store, either as an individual or member of a team. 
  • Experience with Geospatial tools and libraries. 
  • Demonstrable understanding of computer science fundamentals and software development best practices. 
  • You are excited to work with experienced developers and write great code. 
  • You’re fun to work with. 
  • You get stuff done. 
  • You take ownership.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience with MapBox is preferred. 
  • Ability to understand and review code written in Go and Swift to better collaborate with your team. 
  • Experience using WorkManager API. 
  • Experience with cross-platform libraries and code using JNI. 
  • Understanding of concurrency in Android. 
  • Familiar with GCS, Firebase, Kubernetes, microservices, or Docker. 
  • Practice using metrics to measure app performance at scale.

Physical Working Conditions: 

The following physical requirements represent those that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Sitting - [90%]
  • Standing - [0%]
  • Walking - [10%]
  • Bending - [Occasionally]
  • Kneeling - [Some]
  • Lifting - [Up to 25 pounds]
  • Reaching - [Regularly]
  • Telephone Use - [Yes]
  • Computer Use/Manual Dexterity - Yes
  • Ability to travel - Depends on location. 

What are we offering you: 

  • Competitive salary and opportunities for growth
  • Comprehensive medical, insurance, and wellness benefits
  • Four weeks paid family leave 
  • 401k matching at 100% the first 3% you save and 50% from 3-5%
  • Company-wide outdoor adventures twice per year
  • Amazing outdoor industry discounts
  • Summer hours for salaried employees