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 Data Scientists who will work on exciting projects within the Host Growth organization, which is tasked with expanding our inventory of listings throughout the world.

As a Host Growth Data Scientist, you’ll be embedded in one of several cross-functional teams that are responsible for different aspects of host acquisition, onboarding, and retention. You’ll help formulate growth strategies based on your analytical insights, develop data products that enable personalized user experiences, design and interpret rigorous experiments, and create powerful dashboards that empower your team to make rapid decisions.

Candidates for Host Growth Data Scientist 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