Senior Manager, Engineering - Montana or Remote

  • onXmaps, Inc.
  • Remote (Montana, USA)
  • Feb 27, 2023
Full time Engineering Management Senior Level

Job Description


onX is seeking a talented Senior Manager, Engineering to lead a cross-functional team of engineers and shape the future of off-pavement mobile experiences.  As an onX Senior Manager, you will be a critical part of our mobile mapping technology. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic growth company focused on making an impact on the business, working with multidisciplinary teams across the organization to ensure onX’s mobile properties take full advantage of our extensive off-pavement data. This position will report to VP of Engineering or Director Level.


Go, Elixir, Rust Python, Swift, Kotlin, JavaScript, Java, Git / GitHub, Google Cloud Build, Travis CI, Kubernetes, Docker, MySQL, PostGIS, Linux, Google Cloud Platform, and many open source mapping tools. 


Hybrid from Montana or fully remote from select locations. onX’s corporate offices are located in Missoula and Bozeman, Montana. This position can be performed near a corporate office or remotely from one of onX’s “Basecamps,” which are emerging locations where our remote onXers cluster for work and adventure. onX’s current Basecamps are located within a 120-mile radius of the following: Austin, TX; Denver, CO; Minneapolis, MN; Portland, OR; Salt Lake City, UT; and Seattle, WA. 

Software Engineering applicants outside of these locations will be considered on an individual basis and still encouraged to apply, except for AK, HI, IL, MA, NY, ND, OH, WY, and Washington DC. For more information, please contact 

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)

  • Make great engineers better. You’ll support your teammates with individual goal-setting, professional development, and mentoring. 

  • Make great software. You’ll work with your team and/or multiple teams to ensure you’re delivering maintainable, high-quality, customer-focused products. You will lead your team in design, development, testing, deployment, and operations.

  • Build great teams. You’ll work closely with your peers to hire smart, creative and kind engineers and managers.  You’ll be responsible for hiring talented iOS, Android, web, and backend engineers for the team. Also will be responsible for hiring managers for the engineering organization and product organization.

  • Collaborate. You’ll manage dependencies between functional teams and facilitate collaboration. This team builds key features used in all of our apps. You will make considerations to serve all of onX’s customers.  You will build a strong relationship with Product, Product Design, and your team’s stakeholders.  You work well across multiple teams, and across all of engineering to drive outcomes from a single team or multiple teams.

  • Leadership.  You can drive a project by yourself or direct multiple teams and leaders to a desired outcome.  You can work throughout the organization and can help solve problems in all parts of the organization

  • Communicate. You’ll err on the side of over-communicating. You will help teams work efficiently together. You’ll work closely with the team’s product manager and engineers to set ambitious, but attainable goals and plan a sequence to get from where we are to where we want to be. Communicating and coordinating your team’s goals will be key to successfully working with other teams and moving the company forward together.


  • You have at least five (5) years of experience where you directly managed software engineers.
  • You have a proven track record of delivering customer solutions.
  • You communicate well with executives and non-technical leaders.
  • You have a strong computer science foundation.
  • You want to work with other happy, talented engineers.
  • You err on the side of over-communication.


  • Familiarity with mapping technology
  • Familiarity with mobile app development
  • You have a B.S. or M.S. in computer science or a related field.


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, otherwise not anticipated; remote employees typically travel to Montana twice per year. 


onX is committed to compensating all employees fairly and equitably for their contributions. For this position, applicants can expect to make between $165,000 to $185,000 upon hire. The pay range will vary based on experience, skills, certifications, and education among other factors as required in the job description. In addition, full-time onX employees are eligible for a grant of common share options with a vesting schedule and a potential annual bonus of 10% based on company performance.


  • Competitive salaries, annual bonuses, equity, and opportunities for growth
  • Comprehensive health benefits including a no-monthly-cost medical plan 
  • Parental leave plan of 5 or 13 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