Senior Backend Engineer - Customer Journey - Remote

  • onXmaps, Inc.
  • Dec 27, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description

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 talented Senior Backend Engineer to help our Customer Journey team. This team focuses on the complete user journey throughout our products including onboarding, purchasing, and user profiles. We practice data-driven decision-making and emphasize experimentation. Engineers on our team have ownership and autonomy to create, develop and analyze their work in the context of greater company objectives. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a dynamic growing company focused on making an impact on the business, working with new technologies, and solving hard problems. This person will report to an Engineering Manager. 

LOCATION

Missoula, MT; Bozeman, MT; or Remote from the USA only.  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. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

(Essential Job Duties)

  • Build scalable services to support new features and products for the onX suite of apps.

  • Write unit, integration, and acceptance tests

  • Participate in architectural decisions involving our services

  • Collaborate effectively with other team members and stakeholders

  • Lead by example - embody our company values

  • Leverage and extend existing onX services

  • Participate in an on-call schedule to support backend services after work hours

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science (or related) or equivalent experience 
  • Minimum seven (7) years of professional software development experience required, where API development was your professional focus for at least three (3) or more years. 
  • You have experience building and debugging distributed, scalable microservices architecture
  • You evaluate technologies and solutions based on merit, stability, performance, and the ability to debug
  • You are well-versed in modern API and systems design and development
  • You have a strong computer science foundation
  • You believe that your profession is a craft and you’re driven to improve every day
  • You are an advocate for the customer and their experience
  • You want to work with other happy, talented engineers
  • You want to mentor junior engineers and be mentored by other senior engineers
  • You write great code
  • You get stuff done
  • You take ownership
  • You’re fun to work with

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working in Go
  • Experience with Elixir or other FP languages
  • Familiarity with Docker, Kubernetes and infrastructure-as-code technologies such as Terraform
  • Familiarity with at least one major cloud platform provider such as Google Cloud Platform
  • Strong background in relational databases such as MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • Experience working with payment systems such as Stripe
  • Experience working with a distributed team

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; remote employees typically travel to Montana twice per year

WHAT WE ARE OFFERING YOU

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonuses, equity, and opportunities for growth
  • Comprehensive health benefits including a no-monthly-cost medical plan 
  • Parental leave plan of four or six weeks fully paid
  • 401k matching at 100% for the first 3% you save and 50% from 3-5%
  • Company-wide outdoor adventures and amazing outdoor industry perks
  • Annual “Get Out, Get Active” funds to fuel your active lifestyle in and outside of the gym
  • Flexible time away package that includes PTO, STO, VTO, quiet weeks, and floating holidays

onX COMPANY VALUES

Our principles guide the decisions making of our company.  They define the culture at onX, what we have learned through experience, and are the code by which we operate. They are fundamental, enduring, and actionable–a benchmark by which we measure the team behavior and performance. 

We put the customer first.

We are passionate.

We win as a team.

We take ownership

We work with urgency.

We are curious and seek the truth.

We innovate & take risks.

 

Position open until filled

onX is an Equal Opportunity Employer