Engineering Manager, Experimentation

Engineering Manager, Experimentation

A/B tests are the fundamental building block for product decision-making at Airbnb. Our A/B testing platform, the Experiment Reporting Framework, automates experiment setup, assignment, delivery, and analysis, making experimentation easy and fast. Our platform is used by over 60% of all engineers, data scientists, and product managers every week, across every major product area at the company, with more than thousands of experiments in flight at any given time.


As Engineering Manager for the team, you will:

  • Lead a team in building a genuinely full-stack experimentation platform
  • Work with a diverse set of technologies including JVM services for assignment and identity resolution; metrics computation pipelines built on Spark, Hive, Presto, and Druid; a Rails/JS user interface; and iOS/Android clients for mobile integration
  • Partner with the Data Science Team to design and deploy more sophisticated statistical experimentation methodologies
  • Work with product and business leaders to champion the organization’s experimentation needs and speed up product iteration across the entire company

For this role, we value engineering managers who have:

  • 5+ years of relevant engineering work experience, including 2+ years of hands-on technical management experience (required)
  • A demonstrated passion for working with data at scale and empowering organizations through data
  • A full-stack background, including at least two of: Python development, data infrastructure, frontend (Rails/JS), or mobile
  • Exceptional coding abilities and experience with architectural patterns of large, data-intensive applications
  • Actively mentored team members in their careers
  • Been actively involved in setting product strategy
  • Consistently made culture choices that positively impact all of engineering
  • Shipped large-scale projects with multiple dependencies across teams

Benefits include:

  • Stock
  • Competitive salaries
  • Quarterly employee travel coupon
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Life insurance and disability benefits
  • Fitness discounts
  • 401K
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Apple equipment
  • Commuter subsidies
  • Community involvement (4 hours per month to give back to the community)
  • Company sponsored tech talks and happy hours
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Much more...

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