Airbnb has become a global platform that connects travelers and hosts from over 34,000 cities. To build on this success, we are looking for a Data Scientist who will work on exciting projects within the Host Growth team, which is tasked with expanding our inventory of listings throughout the world.

As a Host Growth Data Scientist your responsibilities will include helping to shape data-informed business strategies, creating business critical dashboards, defining key metrics, and investigating challenging questions around user behavior. Working alongside other Data Scientists who dig deep into Airbnb's data, you will help them translate complex findings and results into a compelling narrative. 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.

Candidates should have:

  • A passion for Airbnb’s mission of helping people Belong Anywhere

  • 3+ years of work experience

  • An advanced degree in a quantitative field

  • A “business owner” mindset, with a keen interest in strategy and operations

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to identify and “sell” data-informed business recommendations to stakeholders

  • Fluency in the core toolkit of Data Science:

    • Python/R, SQL/Hive, unix/scripting

    • Manipulating large-scale data sets

    • Building data pipelines

    • Implementing visualizations, dashboards, and reports

    • Experimental design and interpretation

    • Descriptive and predictive modeling