Senior Staff Software Engineer, Event Logging



Administration, Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023

Airbnb was born in 2007 when two Hosts welcomed three guests to their San Francisco home, and has since grown to over 4 million Hosts who have welcomed more than 1 billion guest arrivals in almost every country across the globe. Every day, Hosts offer unique stays and experiences that make it possible for guests to connect with communities in a more authentic way.

The Community You Will Join:

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.

The Difference You Will Make:

  • We are seeking a highly experienced UI Engineer to join our data infrastructure organization to design and develop user interfaces for our data-driven applications and tools that are visually appealing, easy to use, and responsive. You will work closely with cross-functional teams that are developing and implementing policies, standards, and processes to ensure the quality, accuracy, and security of our data assets. The interfaces you develop will be the critical entry point for the entire ecosystem of data management. Additionally, you will partner with a variety of stakeholders, including data engineers, infrastructure engineers, data scientists, product managers and other engineers to build user interfaces that enable our users to make data-driven decisions and greatly improve the overall accessibility to the data warehouse.

A Typical Day:

  • Develop and implement frontend interfaces for data management which includes data governance policies and processes, data classification, data lineage, data quality, data privacy, and data retention.
  • Work with data infrastructure engineers, data engineers, data scientists and product managers to develop and improve data management frameworks and tools, including a data inventory catalog, metadata management, and data access controls.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand user requirements and translate them into functional UI designs.
  • Develop responsive and visually appealing user interfaces using modern web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Create and maintain reliable API endpoints.
  • Implement and maintain complex backend systems using appropriate technologies such as Python, Node.js, Java, Spring Boot or Express.js.
  • Optimize user interfaces for performance, scalability, maintainability and the overall user experience.
  • Conduct user testing and gather feedback to improve UI designs.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest and emerging UI design trends and technologies.

Your Expertise:

  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent work experience.
    • 12+ years of experience in UI development.
    • Experience working with databases or adjacent technologies such as SQL, NoSQL, GraphQL, RESTful API, ORM frameworks and caching technologies.
    • Strong expertise in the following: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Typescript.
    • Experience with modern Javascript frameworks such as React, Preact, Angular, Next, Vue or Meteor.
    • Familiarity with data management tools and technologies, such as data catalog, metadata management, data access controls and other data-driven applications.
    • Strong communication skills and the ability to learn quickly within a collaborative environment.
    • Experience with user testing and gathering feedback.
    • Ability to work in areas outside of your usual comfort zone.

Your Location:

This position is US - Remote Eligible. The role may include occasional work at an Airbnb office or attendance at offsites, as agreed to with your manager. While the position is Remote Eligible, you must live in a state where Airbnb, Inc. has a registered entity. Click here for the up-to-date list of excluded states. This list is continuously evolving, so please check back with us if the state you live in is on the exclusion list. If your position is employed by another Airbnb entity, your recruiter will inform you what states you are eligible to work from.

Our Commitment To Inclusion & Belonging:

Airbnb is committed to working with the broadest talent pool possible. We believe diverse ideas foster innovation and engagement, and allow us to attract creatively-led people, and to develop the best products, services and solutions. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

We ask that you only reach out to us if you are a candidate whose disability prevents you from being able to complete our online application.

How We'll Take Care of You:

Our job titles may span more than one career level. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs and market demands. 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.

Pay Range
$235,000$300,000 USD