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Senior Software Engineer, MarTech



Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 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:

The Marketing Technology team is focused on building the best-in-class platform to enable marketing and merchandising at Airbnb. We build marketing automation tools and systems that are used by our stakeholders in Marketing (Brand and Performance), the Guest Experience and Hosting product development teams, Policy, and more. We’re looking for an experienced backend engineer who can lead efforts to build a scalable marketing platform that enables delivering personalized content to Airbnb users on-site (eg. Landing Pages, SEM/SEO pages) and off-site such as with emails and push notifications.

The Difference You Will Make:

Your day-to-day responsibilities includes:

  • Work with cross functional partners including product managers, designers and marketing managers to design and deliver high-quality products to be served across various marketing channels
  • Design and build technology for serving marketing content to guests and hosts via scalable and personalized landing pages, emails, push notifications, and in-product content
  • Design and drive new integrations across other Airbnb teams
  • Work with customers to identify usability issues and proactively fix them
  • Build relationships with backend engineers in product orgs (e.g. Homes, Experiences) to extend Airbnb’s core functionality for marketing purposes
  • Effectively partner with product engineering, machine learning, and infrastructure teams to enable personalization on MarTech product surfaces.
  • Scale existing systems to support new use cases and high-profile marketing launches.

Your Expertise:

  • 5+ years industry experience
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree, preferably in CS, or equivalent experience
  • Experience building new scalable, reliable company-wide platforms leveraging existing core functionalities.
  • Exposure to architectural patterns of a large, high-scale web application (e.g., well-designed APIs, high volume data pipelines, efficient algorithms)
  • Experience leading execution of ambiguous, multi-quarter projects, including other engineers and refining unclear requirements into clear projects and deliverables.
  • Fluency in JVM Technologies (Java, Kotlin), Graphql, SQL, Data stores
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals
  • Experience with MarTech product stacks (Landing Pages, SEO, Emails, Push Notifications, Audiences…etc) as plus.

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 strive to also provide a disability inclusive application and interview process. If you are a candidate with a disability and require reasonable accommodation in order to submit an application,, please contact us at: Please include your full name, the role you’re applying for and the accommodation necessary to assist you with the recruiting process.

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
$185,000$221,000 USD