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Senior Frontend Software Engineer Insurance Platform



Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 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 Insurance Platform organization is dedicated to providing peace of mind for our guests and hosts with innovative insurance products. Since 2022, we have successfully launched multiple guest travel insurance products in a number of markets. In 2024 and onwards, we are expanding the eligibility and coverage for guest travel insurance, and building new platforms to support its growth scalably.

The Insurance Platform Expansion team plays a critical role in the organization’s goals and visions. We strive to broaden the product reach to all markets, user types, and usage areas. . Our work impacts every Airbnb guest by providing them with easy and confident access to the protection they need.

We are a team that values diversity, inclusivity, creativity, and collaboration. We're looking for candidates who are not just strong technically but also bring a positive influence to our team culture. Come join us as we reshape the future of insurance at Airbnb!

The Difference You Will Make:

As a Senior Frontend Engineer on the Insurance Expansion Team, you will have the autonomy to:

  • Influence different surface areas across the company to enable seamless and extensible integration with the insurance platform.
  • Influence the product and UX requirements by engaging early and often with designers, product managers and other stakeholders to help steer teams on the most efficient path towards overall goals
  • Design and develop robust tooling systems to support the growth, expansion, and customization of protection products.
  • Launch, expand and optimize our protection products across new markets, surface areas, and cohorts of users.
  • Seize greenfield opportunities on a fast-growing team.
  • Deliver on a strategic, multi-year roadmap and global rollout for web platforms.
  • Identify and propose solutions to problems coming in the way of product engineering excellence
  • Help build out the team, cultivate innovation and growth, and nurture a culture of technical quality from design, through code review, to production operations

A Typical Day:

  • Collaborating with Product Managers, Experience Designers, Data Scientists, and Backend Engineers to design and deliver high-quality products
  • Building efficient and reusable UI components and architecting reliable, performant, and scalable web solutions
  • Conducting experiments and iterating features following data-driven approaches
  • Identifying areas of improvement and driving web best practices
  • Writing clean, testable and maintainable code to implement the features and improve the platform.
  • Facilitating and joining collaboration and execution of projects across multiple teams, promoting innovation and growth.

Your Expertise:

  • 5+ years industry experience
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree, preferably in CS, or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals
  • In-depth knowledge of web technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript/TypeScript and modern JavaScript libraries and tooling (e.g. React)
  • Awareness of cross-browser compatibility issues and client-side performance considerations
  • Passionate about the innovations and latest trends in frontend development
  • Robust design and UX/product sensibilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience and desire to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams with design, product, data science, and engineering partners.
  • Experience with GraphQL is a plus

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$223,000 USD