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Building at Airbnb

Airbnb is the world's largest marketplace for space, and we keep getting bigger every day. With 300M+ guest check-ins over the last ten years, we're constantly taking on challenges in search algorithms, payments, fraud prevention, and growth — all while maintaining a beautiful user experience. We want to build solutions to these problems that are scalable, performant, and elegant, and we're looking for talented people to help us do just that.

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Move Fast

Every engineer deploys on their first day — and every day after that too. We use Amazon Web Services and practice continuous deployment so we can quickly try out new ideas and iterate on existing product features, and we love experimenting with new technology if it's right for the job. Not only do we ride the cutting edge, we make it: we've open sourced Aerosolve a machine learning package built for humans, and Apache Airflow (incubating) to author workflows as directed acyclic graphs of tasks, amongst other projects. Our engineers regularly present at conferences around the country.

Learn Together

We believe that engineering is a continuous process of learning and improvement, and that the best way to learn is by getting help from your fellow engineers. All of our engineers hang out in chat rooms so that we can keep informal knowledge sharing flowing — and because coding is more fun when you do it together. We host regular tech talks, both internal and external, so that everyone gets a chance to become the best at their craft.

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Craftsmanship

For us, engineering isn’t just a job but a practice that we want to perfect. We aim to keep our systems modular, our code clean, and our documentation clear, and we follow the idea of leaving things better than how you found it. It’s not just about the code — putting the right processes and tools in place to make developers happy and efficient is important to us because it gives us the time to focus on polishing the product.

Open Positions

Application Security Engineer San Francisco, United States
Cloud DevOps Engineer San Francisco, United States
Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) Manager San Francisco, United States
Director, Infrastructure San Francisco, United States
Engineering Manager San Francisco, United States
Engineering Manager Beijing, China
Engineering Manager, Analytics Products San Francisco, United States
Engineering Manager, Cities San Francisco, United States
Engineering Manager, Experiences San Francisco, United States
Engineering Manager, Experimentation San Francisco, United States
Engineering Manager, Infrastructure San Francisco, United States
Engineering Manager, Machine Learning San Francisco, United States
Engineering Manager, Payments San Francisco, United States
Engineering Manager, Pro Host Acquisition & Platform San Francisco, United States
Engineering Manager, Search San Francisco, United States
Engineering Manager, Site Reliability San Francisco, United States
Ingénieur en sécurité des applications / Application Security Engineer Montréal, Canada
Machine Learning Expert Beijing, China
Production Infrastructure Security, Engineering Manager San Francisco, United States
Project Manager, Security San Francisco, California
Release Engineer San Francisco, United States
Security CSIRT Engineer San Francisco, United States
Security Software Engineer San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Airbnb for Work San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Analytics Products (Superset) San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Android San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Android (China) Beijing, China
Software Engineer (Back-end) Beijing, China
Software Engineer, Booking Experience San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Build Infrastructure Seattle, Washington & San Francisco, CA
Software Engineer, China (SF) San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Cities San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Data Applications San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer - Data Engineering Infrastructure San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Data Platform San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Developer Platform San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Experiences San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Frontend San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer(Front-end) Beijing, China
Software Engineer, Full Stack San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Full Stack (Portland) Portland, United States
Software Engineer, Growth San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Homes Infrastructure San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Human Team San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Infrastructure San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Internationalization San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, iOS San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, iOS (China) Beijing, China
Software Engineer, Machine Learning San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Mobile Tools San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Native Infrastructure San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Notifications Infrastructure San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Payments San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Pricing San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Search San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Search Relevance San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer (Seattle) Seattle, United States
Software Engineer, Site Reliability San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Trips San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Trust San Francisco, United States
Software Engineer, Web Accessibility San Francisco, United States
Technical Project Manager San Francisco, California
Threat Intelligence and Response Engineer San Francisco, United States
软件工程师(2019校招)Software Engineer, New Graduate Beijing, China