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Senior Fullstack Software Engineer, Search Engine Optimization



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, April 18, 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 Search Engine Optimization (SEO) team’s mission is to make Airbnb the most visible and best destination for search engine users. We build world-class products that excite and attract guests, along with the tools and platform that enable teams across the company to do the same. We do this at an incredible scale, promoting hundreds of thousands of destinations and experiences spanning a broad range of languages and international locales. Being a product, infrastructure, and growth team, we routinely partner with Product, UX, and Data, as well as engineering teams throughout the company, to directly influence one of the fastest-growing free and owned marketing channels.

The Difference You Will Make:

We’re looking for talented engineers who can comfortably work across the stack, building best-in-class frontend experiences, performant and complex backend services, and massive scale data pipelines. As a Full Stack Engineer, you’ll work closely with product and design, architecture and infra leads, as well as data analysts, to create new types of landing page experiences. Some projects will have you focusing on one particular layer, while many others will require you to move across the stack fluidly.

A Typical Day:

  • Design, develop and own the deployment of stack spanning features to production.
  • Independently collaborate with cross functional partners to unblock project progress, reduce ambiguity, and refine requirements.
  • Routinely communicate project status and progress with internal and external stakeholders, owning project outcomes.
  • Hold yourself and the team to a high standard of quality, frequently looking for ways to improve operations and stability.
  • Stay up to date on the newest trends and changes in the SEO field.
  • Identify and propose new ideas for improving SEO performance of Airbnb’s products and services.

Your Expertise:

  • 5+ years of relevant software development industry experience in a fast paced, high growth tech environment.
  • Proficient in one or more backend languages and frameworks: Java, C#, C++, Python, Scala, Hive, Airflow.
  • Proficient in one or more JavaScript frameworks: React, Backbone, Angular or Ember.
  • Experience with web development best practices such as A/B testing, continuous integration and continuous delivery.
  • Ability to work in areas outside of your usual comfort zone and show motivation for personal growth.
  • Comfortable working across the stack, implementing and shipping changes on both the frontend and backend.
  • Experience working directly with cross functional partners in UX and product.

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$223,000 USD