Geospatial Analyst - Bozeman

$60,000 - $65,000 yearly
  • onXmaps, Inc.
  • Bozeman, MT, USA
  • May 12, 2023
Full time Software Tech

Job Description


As a pioneer in digital outdoor navigation with a suite of apps, onX was founded in Montana, which in turn has inspired our mission to awaken the adventurer inside everyone. With more than 300 employees located around the country working in largely remote / hybrid roles, we have created regional “Basecamps” to help remote employees find connection and inspiration with other onXers. We bring our outdoor passion to work every day, coupling it with industry-leading technology to craft dynamic outdoor experiences.

Through multiple years of growth, we haven’t lost our entrepreneurial ethos at onX. We offer a fast-paced, growing, tech-forward environment where ownership, accountability, and passion for winning as a team are essential. We value diversity and believe it leads to different perspectives and inspires both new adventures and new growth. As a team, we’re hungry to improve, value innovation, and believe great ideas come from any direction.


onX is seeking a Geospatial Analyst with a passion for geospatial data and technology that enables our customers’ outdoor adventures.  As an onX Geospatial Analyst II, you will perform quality control and error report corrections for the core data platform that drives the suite of onX mobile apps. Your focus will be on updating and improving public and private lands, trails data, and outdoor-related points of interest (POIs). This is a great opportunity to be a part of a dynamic growing company focused on making an impact on the business, and ensuring that we provide our users with the best geospatial content in the market. This position will report to our Lead Geospatial Analyst within our Data Operations team.

As a Geospatial Analyst, your essential job duties and responsibilities will look like: 

  • Research and acquire geospatial data from external data providers.

  • Professionally communicate with external data providers via telephone and email.

  • Conduct quality control checks on spatial data to ensure accuracy and completeness.

  • Run (and develop) custom standardized tools and scripts from disparate data sources.

  • Communicate with internal and external customers to address any issues.

  • Maintain documentation and update technical procedures related to spatial data and related applications.

  • Work with Customer Experience to resolve prioritized customer error reports.

  • Track work assignments in Jira boards.

  • Assist in the development and execution of Geospatial analysis to support various projects and initiatives.

  • Critically analyze existing processes and make suggestions for improvements.

  • Provide support to ad hoc data processing needs.

  • Provide support to other members of the Data Operations team. 

This position is a member of our Data Operations team which includes other geospatial professionals that share some of the duties listed above.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Geograph, Geospatial Analysis or closely related field.

  • Experience: two years in Geospatial or a related field.

  • Experience with desktop Geospatial software (QGeospatial)

  • Familiarity with open source Geospatial data and code.

  • Ability to follow instructions as provided in process documentation.

  • Detail, oriented, highly organized self-starter.

  • Ability to maintain a positive, helpful, constructive attitude.

  • Ability to establish and maintain efficient working relationships with other onX employees.

  • Desire to contribute to a strong team dynamic. 


Though not required, we would be thrilled to consider candidates with any of the following:

  • Experience with Jira project management

  • Experience utilizing github for file version management

  • Experience working with cadastral, trails/transportation, and/or points of interest (POI) data

  • Experience working with third-party data providers

  • Experience with incorporating data science analyses into work priorities

  • Ability to read and modify existing SQL statements

  • Ability to read and modify existing Python code

  • Experience with data and file management automation


Montana or 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 fully remote onXers cluster for work and adventure. onX’s current Basecamps are located within a 120-mile radius of the following cities: Austin, TX; Denver, CO; Minneapolis, MN; Portland, OR; Salt Lake City, UT; and Seattle, WA.


onX is committed to compensating all employees fairly and equitably for their contributions. For this position, applicants can expect to make between $60,000 to $65,000 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


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

  • Travel - Depends on location, otherwise not anticipated; remote employees typically travel to Montana twice per year. 


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.