Software Development Manager III – Core Services | onX | $155k – $180k | Remote (USA)

Software Development Manager III – Core Services | onX | $155k – $180k | Remote (USA)

155,000 - 180,000 / year
Remote US
Application ends: September 13, 2024
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Job Description


onX is seeking a talented Software Development Manager III to lead a cross-functional team of engineers and shape the future of off-pavement mobile experiences.  As an onX Engineering 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.

As an onX Software Development Manager, your day to day responsibilities would look like:

(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 to ensure you’re delivering maintainable, high-quality, customer-focused products. You will lead your team in design, development, testing,
  • 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.
  • Work in the code. You’ll regularly review code and participate in architecture discussions. Things move fast at onX. You’ll need to work closely with our codebase to develop and maintain a broad understanding of our technologies.
  • 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.
  • 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.


onX has created a thriving distributed workforce community across several US locations. This position can be performed from an onX corporate office, “Basecamp,” or “Connection Hub.” 

  • Corporate Offices: onX was founded in Montana with offices in Missoula and Bozeman. If you prefer to work in an office at least part of the time this is a great option.
  • Basecamps: Basecamps are established virtual workforce communities where a sizable number of distributed team members group for work, volunteering, socializing, and adventure.
    • Our current Basecamps are located within a 90-mile radius of the following: Austin, TX; Charlotte, NC; Denver, CO; Kalispell, MT; Minneapolis, MN; Portland, OR; Salt Lake City, UT; and Seattle, WA. 
  • Connection Hubs: Connection Hub locations are smaller, emerging communities of distributed team members.
    • Our current Connection Hubs are located within a 60-mile radius of the following: Boise, ID; Charleston, SC; Dallas/Fort Worth, TX; Phoenix, AZ; Richmond, VA; Spokane, WA; and Vermont.


  • You have at least four (4) years of experience where you directly managed software engineers.
  • You have a proven track record of delivery 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’re fun to work with.
  • You err on the side of over-communication.


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

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


onX is committed to compensating all employees fairly and equitably for their contributions. For this position, applicants can expect to make between $155,00 to $180,000 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

Position open until filled.