Cyber Security Specialist - Missoula

$75,000 - $90,000 yearly
  • onXmaps, Inc.
  • Hybrid (Missoula, MT, USA)
  • Apr 15, 2024
Full time Computer Science Information Technology Security Software

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 Cyber Security Specialist with a passion for Cyber Security.  Your focus will be on protecting our organization's information systems and networks from cybersecurity threats. You will be a part of our Information Technology team. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a dynamic growing company focused on making an impact on the business, and to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data through various security measures and practices. This role will serve as the Security Analyst at onX and will report to the Director of Information Technology.

As an onX Cyber Security Specialist, your essential job duties and responsibilities will look like: 

  • Threat and Vulnerability Management: Identifying, assessing, and managing vulnerabilities within the organization's networks, systems, and applications. This includes conducting regular security assessments and audits to detect potential vulnerabilities and threats. Including managing third party penetration testing contractors. 
  • Security Monitoring: Continuously monitoring the organization's IT infrastructure for abnormal activity that might indicate a security incident or breach. 
  • Incident Response: Responding to cybersecurity incidents and breaches. This includes being part of or leading an incident response team to contain and mitigate the impacts of incidents, conducting forensic analysis to understand the root cause, and implementing measures to prevent future occurrences.
  • Security Policies and Procedures: Developing, updating, and enforcing security policies and procedures to enhance the organization's security posture. This may involve creating guidelines for IT security best practices, user behavior, and response strategies for potential security incidents.
  • Security Awareness Training: Designing and delivering training programs to educate employees about security best practices, potential threats such as phishing and malware, and the importance of adhering to security policies to mitigate risks.
  • Compliance and Auditing: Ensuring that the organization complies with relevant security standards and regulations (such as GDPR, HIPAA, or PCI-DSS) by conducting or facilitating security audits and assessments.
  • Research and Development: Keeping abreast of the latest cybersecurity trends, threats, and technologies. This may involve researching new security tools, techniques, and practices to enhance the organization's defense capabilities.


  • Experience working for a cloud based SaaS provider. 
  • 2 years Cyber Security experience is required.
  • A shared passion for and ability to demonstrate onX’s Company Values.
  • Permanent US work authorization is a condition of employment with onX.  
  • Ability to travel quarterly for multiple days to a corporate office or other onX strategic location, such as a Basecamp


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

  • Excellent Documentation and Communication Skills.
  • Being a team player.
  • Experience in Cyber Security Incident response. 
  • Auditing of Information Technology


This is an in-person position to be performed on-site at one of onX’s corporate offices in Bozeman or Missoula, MT. Remote or hybrid work arrangements may be permitted, depending on the nature of the work being conducted. 


onX is committed to compensating all employees fairly and equitably for their contributions. For this position, applicants can expect to make between $75,000 to $90,000 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


In this role, success is driven by cognitive abilities such as concentration and problem-solving, essential for our computer-centric tasks. onX will explore reasonable accommodations to ensure that individuals with diverse abilities can fully engage in and contribute to the essential physical and mental functions of the job. If you need assistance or accommodation, please contact us at


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!

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