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 talented Senior Backend Engineer. This role will focus on feature development for our onX products. 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.
As an onX Senior Backend Engineer, your essential duties and responsibilities would look like:
onX has created a thriving distributed workforce community across several US locations. This position can be performed from an onX corporate office, “Basecamp,” or “Talent Cluster.”
WHAT YOU’LL BRING
Eight (8) or more years of professional software development experience is required, where API development was your professional focus for at least three (3) or more years.
You have a strong computer science foundation
You have demonstrated success in a startup environment
You have demonstrated success in developing a solution from scratch and were able to iterate on it
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
Though not required, we would be thrilled to consider candidates with any of the following:
Bachelor's degree in computer engineering, computer science, software engineering or related degree required
Experience working in Go
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 with geospatial databases such as PostGIS
Experience working with a distributed team
onX is committed to compensating all employees fairly and equitably for their contributions. For this position, we are open to considering candidates ranging in two levels (Senior and Senior I). Spanning these levels, applicants can expect to make between $145,000 to $165,000 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.
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
Travel - Depends on location, otherwise not anticipated; remote employees typically travel to Montana twice per year.
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.
At onX, we believe that diversity makes us better. Bringing together a diverse set of backgrounds, ideas, and opinions helps us to achieve our mission to awaken the adventurer in everyone. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. onX is committed to equal opportunity not only in our hiring practices but also in our employment practices, including but not limited to development, compensation, and promotion. We strive to build an inclusive work community where everyone can be their authentic self, and together, we win as a team. Come join us!