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Software Engineer, Trips

airbnb
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Trips Engineering at Airbnb: 

Airbnb Trips launched in November 2016 with the ambitious goal of taking Airbnb from an accommodations business to an end-to-end travel platform. Since then, the Trips team has grown our new Experiences product exponentially, helping our hosts build new businesses and our guests experience travel in totally new ways. 
 
We have introduced new products like restaurant reservations to connect our guests with the best local restaurants and are also pioneering platform-level changes in Search and Itinerary to better support Airbnb’s vision of providing the entire trip to our guests
 
As a part of the Trips team, you will help make Airbnb the only travel platform that our guests will ever need.

What kinds of challenges are Trips engineers working on at Airbnb?

  • Experiences:
    • Help scale Experiences globally to hundreds of cities
    • Drive demand by improving top of funnel awareness, product comprehension, and booking conversion
    • Build foundation for search backend architecture, ranking, and product features
  • Guest Services:
    • Create a platform to unify how to store, present, and search for a variety of different services, and eventually support third party partners to integrate directly with new ways to help make travel feel magical
  • Trips Platform:
    • Explore - develop our search feature across all verticals (Homes, Lux, Trips)
    • Inform  - create our Trips knowledge graph and providing customers access
    • Organize - create features to make it easier for users to collaborate and coordinate their trips

The following experience is relevant to us:

  • Minimum 3 years of industry experience in engineering
  • Engineering experience in any of the following languages: JavaScript/React, Python/Django, Ruby/Ruby on Rails.
  • Fullstack, Backend, and Relevance engineering experience

Benefits:

  • Stock
  • Competitive salaries
  • Quarterly employee travel coupon
  • 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
  • Much more...
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