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Senior Software Engineer, Listings



Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Friday, May 31, 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:

We currently have hiring for Senior Software Engineers, including:

Listings Backend Team

The Listing Backend team’s mission is to enable Host journey success by implementing the backend functionality to power the Listing platforms LYS and MYS. The team works closely with the Client, Product team, Design team, they partner together to define the requirements and bring them to life. This team also works closely with the functional teams (Partner API, Pricing, etc.) as they share dependencies related to the Listing domain. The Listings Backend team consistently supports the releases of Airbnb, which directly contributes to the company’s success.

The Difference You Will Make

Your day-to-day responsibilities includes:

  • Collaborate with the Client and Product/Design teams to align on product requirements.
  • Lead the scoping phase, the technical requirements and the implementation of the new functionalities.
  • Build efficient and reusable backend components, with high quality, while making sure to maintain performance and scalable systems.
  • Mentor and support other engineers in the team or in related teams.

Your Expertise:

  • 6+ years industry experience
  • 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: [email protected]. 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$221,000 USD