Engineering Manager, Marketplace Data Services, Commercial Products

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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.

This team provides a common understanding of marketplace dynamics through data acquisition and models that the product, sales, and business organizations use to inform strategy, power products, and drive growth. We’re looking for a manager who is thoughtful, creative, and passionate about building the best possible data pipelines + products, ML models and infra, and working closely with product managers and data scientists. This manager would be part of a  broader organization directly impacting the success of Guests, Hosts and Airbnb’s business through building tools for Hosts, providing guidance to hosts pricing their listings, and optimizing Airbnb’s fees and monetization strategy. 

Like all teams at Airbnb, we value and promote the diversity of our workforce, our guests, our hosts, our marketplace platform, and the world. Simply put, diversity belongs.

What you’ll do:

  • Building and maintaining a ranking engine / platform for host actions, notifications and opportunities. 
  • Improving and maintaining core data products to help us make marketplace tradeoffs and understand the unit economics of our marketplace. 
  • Collaborating with the Sales and other business teams to forecast supply, demand, and growth opportunities and assisting in acting on those opportunities. 
  • Building the next generation competitive data intelligence engine to provide accurate, compelling, and meaningful competitive insights across Airbnb. 
  • Tight collaboration with Data Science partners to deliver key insights and dashboards for decision making. 

About you:

  • 8+ years of relevant software development industry experience in a fast paced, high growth tech environment.
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience at Airbnb Staff level or equivalent (either as an individual contributor at that level, or as a manager).
  • 1+ years of management experience
  • Expertise with big data and security technologies such as Spark, Airflow, Presto, Keberos, OLAP, A/B Testing frameworks.
  • Successfully partnered with Product, Data Science, Finance, Legal, and/or Compliance functions.
  • Track record in partnering with recruiting to build incredible engineering teams.
  • Actively coached and mentored team members in their careers.
  • Consistently made culture choices that positively impact all of engineering.

The starting base pay for this role is between $190,000 and $245,000. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: education, experience, and skills. 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.

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