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Senior Software Engineer, Trips



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Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Airbnb was born in 2007 when two Hosts welcomed three guests to their San Francisco home, and has since grown to over 4 million Hosts who have welcomed more than 1 billion guest arrivals in almost every country across the globe. Every day, Hosts offer unique stays and experiences that make it possible for guests to connect with communities in a more authentic way.

The Community You Will Join:

The Trips team is a small, full-stack, product team that is responsible for building the most delightful traveling products for Guests and Hosts. As soon as a guest makes a booking, our product takes over to ensure guests have a 5 star experience staying with Airbnb. This includes the Trips Tab where a guest can find their Reservation Details, showing a timely Arrival Guide (launched in Spring 2021), managing co-travelers, getting reminders for upcoming trips, finding interesting experiences and generally other trip planning things. Along with that we work on the Host product to ensure hosts can perform crucial tasks like respond to incoming reservation requests, make special offers, manage upcoming/active reservations and all other reservation management related tasks. The Trips team’s work directly and materially impacts every Airbnb booker’s and host’s journey!

Currently, the Trips team is seeking a strong BE engineer who can drive product projects, work cross functionally with PMs/Designers/DS/x-team and is passionate about owning/improving the foundation on which the products are built. We are a tightly knit team that cares for each other and are looking for candidates that are excited to uplift the team culturally. Full stack engineers with strong backend expertise are also encouraged to apply!

The Difference You Will Make:

Your day-to-day responsibilities includes:

  • Own key company level problem statements. An engineer in this role should expect to contribute across the team on initiatives such as these.
  • Work closely with cross functional partners e.g. PMs along with Design, Data, and TPM will be key partners for someone in this role.
  • Mentor and provide technical guidance to junior engineers, fostering a culture of knowledge sharing and continuous learning

Your Expertise:

  • 6+ years engineering experience with a BS/Masters and 2+ years with a PhD
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree, preferably in CS, or equivalent experience
  • Experience in building and scaling high-quality and high-traffic products (or systems).
  • Ability to evaluate technical approaches and design product solutions to solve real-world problems.
  • Ability to drive alignment, manage projects and effectively collaborate with stakeholders.
  • Mentorship to junior developers

Your Location:

This position is US - Remote Eligible. The role may include occasional work at an Airbnb office or attendance at offsites, as agreed to with your manager. While the position is Remote Eligible, you must live in a state where Airbnb, Inc. has a registered entity. Click here for the up-to-date list of excluded states. . This list is continuously evolving, so please check back with us if the state you live in is on the exclusion list. If your position is employed by another Airbnb entity, your recruiter will inform you what states you are eligible to work from.

Our Commitment To Inclusion & Belonging:

Airbnb is committed to working with the broadest talent pool possible. We believe diverse ideas foster innovation and engagement, and allow us to attract creatively-led people, and to develop the best products, services and solutions. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

We strive to also provide a disability inclusive application and interview process. If you are a candidate with a disability and require reasonable accommodation in order to submit an application,, please contact us at: Please include your full name, the role you’re applying for and the accommodation necessary to assist you with the recruiting process.

We ask that you only reach out to us if you are a candidate whose disability prevents you from being able to complete our online application.

How We'll Take Care of You:

Our job titles may span more than one career level. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. This role may also be eligible for bonus, equity, benefits, and Employee Travel Credits.

Pay Range
$185,000$215,000 USD

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