Data Scientist - Analytics, China

Airbnb is a global platform that connects travelers and hosts from over 81,000 cities. Our mission is to enable a world where anyone can belong anywhere. Using data to help ensure a world class experience for our users is critical to our mission.  

We are looking for talented Data Analysts to join our China Data Science team. Working alongside other team members to dig deep into Airbnb's marketplace data, you will help translate complex findings and results into a compelling narrative about this highly strategic, fast-growing market. In this role, you will have tremendous upwards exposure as the Data Science team’s mouthpiece to senior business partners. If you’re passionate about leveraging data to drive business and product decisions, we want to hear from you.

The work for DS analytics in China:

  • Lead the effort to communicate state of the business to stakeholders regularly - enable China team to understand the reasons behind the trends - and provide insights to drive strategic decisions
  • Build key data sets/pipelines to empower operational and exploratory analysis.
  • Evaluate and define product and business metrics.
  • Democratize data by building and socializing decision tools (dashboards, reports).
  • Partner with other data scientists to “tell the story” behind the data.


  • 4+ years of industry experience in data analytics area & degree in - Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Math, Economics or related quantitative fields preferred.
  • Experience building large dashboard end-to-end (including visualization and data pipeline) that serves a big team
  • Experience guiding product decisions based on data and A/B testing a plus
  • Experience with common analysis tools such as SQL, R, and Python
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams to gather requirements and define the right metrics to describe the state of the business - both on a macro-level and micro-level
  • Strong analytical thinking and communication skills..

Note: This position is based in Airbnb Beijing Office.

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