Airbnb is hiring an

IT Support Engineer

Seattle, United States
Founded in 2008, Airbnb’s mission is to create a world where people can belong through healthy travel that is local, authentic, diverse, inclusive and sustainable. Airbnb uniquely leverages technology to economically empower millions of people around the world to unlock and monetize their spaces, passions and talents to become hospitality entrepreneurs. Airbnb’s accommodation marketplace provides access to 5+ million unique places to stay in more than 81,000 cities and 191 countries. With Experiences, Airbnb offers unprecedented access to local communities and interests through 15,000 unique, handcrafted activities run by hosts across 1,000+ cities around the world. Airbnb's people-to-people platform benefits all its stakeholders, including hosts, guests, employees and the communities in which it operates. 
In order to build the world's most loved travel company, we need the world's most interesting and talented people. Are you one of them?  If so, we want to talk to you!

Role & Responsibilities

The AirSupport team is always available to support the systems and employees that keep Airbnb running. With a mission to humanize technology and bridge any gap between our employees and the technology they use. We’re looking for someone who is comfortable working as part of a distributed team and communicating with technical and non-technical users. They must possess strong analytical skills and problem-solving ability. Outside of core duties they will work on technical projects aimed at innovation, automation, and improving operations processes.


The AirSupport team keeps the lights on and enables our employees around the world to work with technology in the most efficient way possible. Our main goal is to solve problems at root in a constantly changing environment. While doing so, we strive to add value to the people we support and simultaneously grow the capabilities and skills of our team


  • Support Airbnb employees in resolving problems with IT, AV and Communications systems.
  • Document support and operations processes.
  • Manage hardware and software purchasing.
  • Maintain accurate Asset Management records.
  • Design and execute projects to improve systems and operations.
  • Regular travel required to support a local office within the region, up to 20%.


  • Minimum of two years as an in-house IT Support Engineer, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience using and managing ticket-based enterprise workflow management systems, particularly JIRA and other Atlassian products. 
  • Sound knowledge of information and communications technology fundamentals.
  • Ability to help Airbnb employees solve hardware and software problems with Apple and other hardware products including laptop, desktop, phones, accessories and OS X software.
  • Experience with troubleshooting network issues in corporate network environments.
  • Experience with setup and support printer system in a corporate environment.
  • Experience with hosted productivity and communications applications, including G-Suite, Box, MS Office, OneLogin, Workday and other commonly used SaaS systems, and the ability to train and support employees on their use.
  • Experience with purchasing, inventory management, and accounting.
  • Experience with a scripting language.
  • A positive, service-oriented attitude, needs to be a problem solver.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills.


Bonus Skills:

  • Knowledge of administration of Apple computer products using open source and enterprise management tools.
  • Ability to support and assist employees using AV systems, both on-site and remote, including Cisco/Zoom audio and video conferencing units.
  • Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP)
  • Apple Certified Maintenance Technician (ACMT)
  • Experience with Windows, Linux and virtual machines.
  • Experience with Mac MDM tools (Munki, Puppet)


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