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.
Airbnb is one of the world’s largest marketplaces for unique, authentic places to stay and things to do, offering over 7 million accommodations and 40,000 handcrafted activities, all powered by local hosts. With more than half a billion guest arrivals to date, and accessible in 62 languages across 220 countries and regions, Airbnb promotes people-to-people connection, community and trust around the world.
The Messaging team is responsible for designing and building the core product and the foundational infrastructure which powers Airbnb’s real-time messaging and chat, handling over 8M messages daily. Messaging is the soul and backbone of Airbnb’s entire product. Messaging facilitates the social aspects of the booking transaction. It enables guests and hosts to organize their check-in. It allows users to immediately speak with customer support. It allows a group of travelers to share their experiences and create life-long memories. Messaging forges personal connections and is the foundation of what it means to be Airbnb.
We are a cross functional, distributed team across the country. Our team has full-stack responsibilities which span backend, iOS, Android, web, data science, product, design, and more. We’re looking for an experienced engineering manager that can own a critical platform while collaborating with partner teams to evolve messaging to better suit our users' needs.
Your responsibilities and contributions will take a variety of forms, including: