Airbnb

Senior Backend Software Engineer, Analytics Infrastructure

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What Airbnb is looking for in applicants

Airbnb is a mission-driven company dedicated to helping create a world where anyone can belong anywhere. It takes a unified team committed to our core values to achieve this goal. Airbnb's various functions embody the company's innovative spirit and our fast-moving team is committed to leading as a 21st century company.

About the team:

The Analytics Infrastructure team’s mission is to enable universal data-informed decision-making at Airbnb. We achieve this by providing an integrated suite of analytics frameworks, services and applications. Our offerings include A/B testing, anomaly detection, business intelligence, data & knowledge discovery, data visualization, and metrics computation. We’re infrastructure and full stack engineers with a human focus: customer-centric, quality driven, helpful and empathetic. 

We’re looking for Software Engineers who have:

  • 6+ years of full-time, relevant industry experience.
  • Experience building services in Python or equivalent, or full-stack development with strong Javascript and front-end skills.
  • Hands-on experience with big data technology is a plus, e.g: Flink, Airflow, Hadoop, Spark, Presto, Druid. 
  • Appetite for high quality code and robust systems
  • Experience in some combination of internal application development, data infrastructure, analytics engineering.

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