Software Engineer, New Grad 2018 (San Francisco)

At Airbnb, we use technology to create human connection all around the world. Our engineering teams see big challenges as opportunities to craft beautiful and scalable solutions that inspire technical innovation, both in our company and in the tech and travel industries as a whole. We’ve already booked upwards of ten million nights and empowered millions of guests and hosts to reimagine what it means to belong anywhere. There is still so much more that we want to build from scratch and improve! We are looking for passionate, technically agile new grads who want to be part of a company that’s pioneering a new kind of global community.

What are examples of work that New Grad Software Engineers have done at Airbnb?

  • We re-built the List Your Space flow. We A/B tested every change carefully and within three months, doubled the conversion rate.
  • We created Neighborhoods, a product that answers the question of which parts of a city have desirable Airbnb listings for you. We built systems that allowed writers, translators, and photographers all over the world to collaborate on bringing cities to life. Read more.
  • We’ve created APIs for our partners to give appraisals based on Airbnb pricing data and lets users authorize the partner to access their Airbnb account

The following experience is relevant to us:

  • BS and/or MS degree in computer science, math or a related technical field
  • Experience using Python, Java, Scala, Ruby and/or Ruby on Rails
  • Experience using C++, and SQL for the backend (project dependent)
  • Experience using HTML/CSS, and Javascript for the frontend (project dependent)

Benefits

  • Stock
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Life insurance and disability benefits
  • 401K
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Apple equipment
  • Company sponsored tech talks and happy hours
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Quarterly employee travel coupon
  • Much more...

Meet Some of Airbnb's Employees

Amy W.

Front-End Engineer & Designer

From designing features to executing front-end tech, Amy makes sure the Airbnb user experience is smooth and seamless—and enjoyable.

Rebecca S.

User Experience

Rebecca brings a human-centered design process to Airbnb. She’s the one who figures out and implements the tweaks—often small!—that make users love their experience all the more.


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