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Staff Software Engineer, Dev Infra

Airbnb

Airbnb

Software Engineering
China
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 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:

Airbnb is a mission-driven company dedicated to helping create a world where anyone can belong anywhere. The Client Testing Platform team is responsible for delivering and operating a world-class testing system that serves all Airbnb developers.

The Difference You Will Make:

You will be joining as a Tech Lead engineer on the Client Testing Platform team. This team is part of the Developer Infrastructure group at Airbnb.

As an tech lead on this team, you’ll work with the EM to define the team's technical strategy, roadmap and goals. You will also be responsible to maintain trusting relationships with customer, peer and stakeholder teams in the US and will also be responsible for mentoring ICs on the team.

As a software engineer in this team, you’ll work on test infrastructure to enable integration testing, performance testing, differential testing etc. Your responsibilities will include designing, implementing and maintaining this infrastructure, improving system stability and avoiding test flakiness etc.

A Typical Day:

  • Designing and building a world-class test infrastructure (e.g. integration testing, performance testing, differential testing)
  • Partnering with our customers (all engineers at Airbnb) and optimizing the user experience of testing to make it best in class
  • Optimizing the efficiency and accuracy of test system and implementing tools to avoid flakiness
  • Helping to shape the technical strategy that directly moves our core metrics (system ROI, user experience, result accuracy and stability)
  • Collaborating with engineering leaders from DevTools team, Framework team, QE team, SRE team and Performance team for developing and optimizing the test flows in Airbnb
  • Driving the adoption of test tools and system across all Airbnb engineering teams
  • A player/coach of our high-performance team to ensure code quality, commitment to craft and operational excellence

Your Expertise:

  • 9+ years of industry experience
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree, preferably in CS, or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency in one or more back-end server languages (Java/Ruby/Go/C++/etc.)
  • Experience leading and shipping large scope technical projects in collaboration with multiple experienced engineers.
  • Familiarity with test system that serves large engineering group (1000+)
  • Experience or knowledge of front-end, Android or iOS development will be better.
  • Fluent English and Mandarin in oral and written communication

Your Location

This position is based in China, Remote Eligible . The role may include occasional work at an Airbnb office or attendance at offsites, as agreed to with your manager. Your recruiter will inform you what cities you are able to work from depending on your personal legal working identity and Airbnb internal policies.

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.