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Staff Android Engineer, Guest & Host

Airbnb

Airbnb

Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 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:

As a Staff Android Engineer on the User Clients team at Airbnb, you’ll be responsible for defining, building and shaping the future of Airbnb’s Users related product flows, such as user profile, information, and settings across the app and providing Airbnb’s Users with a secure, reliable, and delightful authentication experience. The team is highly collaborative with its partners in design, product, data science, legal, and marketing to deliver features and experiences used by millions of people. We work closely with other engineering teams to ensure we build systems that are performant and configurable with architecture that's scalable and robust.

A Typical Day:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners such as Product Managers, Experience Designers and Engineers to design and deliver high-quality products on Android
  • Build efficient and reusable mobile components and architect reliable, performant, and scalable mobile solutions
  • Establish a technical vision and lead efforts to architect, build and launch solutions for Airbnb’s authentication efforts and Users related products.
  • Provide critical input in team roadmap and technical direction.
  • Influence and collaborate with stakeholders to adopt team goals and roadmaps.
  • Identify areas of improvement and drive mobile best practices
  • Mentor, guide, advocate and support the career growth of individual contributors

Your Expertise:

  • 9+ years of experience in Android product engineering at scale, with a BS/Masters degree, or 6+ years with a PhD.
  • Expertise building and maintaining high-performance and scalable consumer Android applications, preferably using Kotlin and Jetpack Compose. Experience with Motion is a big plus.
  • Extensive experience working with GraphQL and REST APIs
  • You possess strong product sense and a passion for Android UI and UX product development
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with Product Management, Design, and other iOS, Android, and Web Engineers
  • Excellent engineering and coding skills. Solid understanding of client networking, performance, caching, client storage solutions, accessibility, and asynchronous programming
  • Love collaborating via code reviews and architecture discussions, and are motivated to improve their teammates’ productivity

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 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
$200,000$254,000 USD