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Engineering Manager, Checkout



United States
Posted on Saturday, April 27, 2024

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 Booking & Pricing organization has a wide array of mission critical responsibilities across the Guest and Host experience including merchandising listings, booking and reservation management, and pricing & calendar systems.

In addition to working with other engineering organizations such as Payments and Trust, you will be responsible for closely collaborating with cross-functional partners in Product Marketing, Design, and Data Science.

The Difference You Will Make:

As a Bookings & Pricing Engineering Manager, you’ll lead a full-stack team of talented, diverse software developers to enable and optimize a best in class Booking experience that scales across all of Airbnb’s current and future product offerings. As an Engineering Manager, you will develop a deep understanding of both our Guests’ needs and our technical systems to create and deliver a viable technical vision, proactively influence cross-functional partners and teams to align on deliverables that meet our Guests’ needs while improving the technical quality of the Booking system, and lead a team of highly motivated engineers to help them achieve their personal and professional goals.

A Typical Day:

  • Lead the organizational and technical direction of the team
  • Proactively share context to help the team connect the dots of their work with broader company initiatives
  • Build a robust team by attracting top talent, mentoring individuals and regularly providing feedback
  • Nurture a culture of technical quality from design, through code review, to production
  • Collaborate with internal teams and cross-functional partners across Bookings, Payments and Trust to gain agreement by developing and communicating a clear and impactful vision and priorities for the team
  • Implement a execution framework that detects problems early and enables thoughtful planning, tracking and reporting on the work of the team

Your Expertise:

  • 5+ years of engineering management experience, with 8+ years of relevant software development industry experience in a fast paced tech environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well within a team and teams across the engineering organization
  • Passionate about building intuitive and delightful products to solve real user problems while maintaining a high technical quality bar
  • Proven experience helping engineers achieve their personal and professional goals
  • Strong problem solver that has led a team operating large scale, mission critical production systems
  • Bonus: Expertise building & operating Booking related systems

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
$204,000$254,000 USD