Senior Software Development Engineer - Remote or Missoula, MT

  • onXmaps, Inc.
  • Remote (Missoula, MT, USA)
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Engineering Senior Level Software Software Development

Job Description


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.


onX is seeking a Senior Software Development Engineer to join our Data Automation team with a passion for working with large data sets and process optimization.  As an onX software development engineer, you will be an integral part of a core engineering team building scalable end-to-end data pipeline and workflow automation that provide mapping technology for outdoor adventure. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a dynamic growing company focused on providing the richest and most innovative mapping experience and guidebook content to inform your every adventure. This position will report to a Manager of Software Development. 


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. 


(Essential Job Duties)

  • Develop algorithms for processing map data 

  • Build services to host map data for mobile and web applications

  • Optimize processes for maximum speed and scalability

  • Tune database queries and indexes

  • Write unit, integration, and acceptance tests

  • Assist in the creation, deployment, and management of services in Kubernetes

  • Collaborate in architectural decisions involving our services

  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

  • Embody our company values


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience 
  • Minimum of six (6) years of professional software development experience 
  • Strong background in relational databases such as PostgreSQL and MySQL
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Proficient with Python 
  • Technical skills in data analysis,  schema design, and data modeling.
  • Experience in developing ETL pipeline 
  • Comfortable with cloud services such as Google Cloud Platform or AWS
  • You have experience building and debugging distributed, scalable architectures
  • You’ve worked with microservices and have a strong computer science foundation
  • You are well-versed in modern API design and development
  • 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 write great code and take ownership


  • Participate in architectural decision
  • Understand how to leverage and extend existing onX services
  • Experience with geospatial databases such as PostGIS
  • Experience in Go
  • Familiarity with MapBox tools and libraries
  • Familiarity with GIS libraries
  • Experience in data warehouse solutions such as BigQuery
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes and Docker
  • Experience with working with a distributed team 
  • Experience in a high growth technology company