Careers at Airbnb

Engineering Manager, Native Tools

Airbnb’s mission is to create a world where people can Belong Anywhere. As we grow to achieve that mission, we’re looking to add highly technical, hands-on, and mission-driven Engineering Managers to lead our engineering efforts. 

The Native Tools engineering team builds systems and tooling that enable Airbnb to ship world class iOS and Android applications. By delivering fast local builds, reliable continuous integration, and productivity enhancing tooling the Native Tools team is deeply involved in empowering Airbnb engineers to success. Engineering manager’s responsibilities include growing the team, working with product management to set a roadmap, and setting and helping execute on team objectives.

Aligned with our company mission, Belong Anywhere, we value the importance of diversity and belonging in the workplace, and that's why we commit to not discriminating on basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

Some examples of current infrastructure work:

  • Fast local iOS builds with Buck Local. Our highly modular codebase takes advantage of Buck’s remote artifact cache to reduce build times and increase productivity.
  • Optimized Gradle build for fast configuration and execution.
  • Custom Airbnb Android Studio plugin to simplify developer workflow.
  • Maintaining linting tools for our open source Swift style guide.
  • Supporting testing tooling for our Android testing suite.
  • Automated release management software.

We value Engineering Managers who have:

  • BS, MS or Ph.D. in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years of relevant engineering work experience and 1+ hands-on technical management experience.
  • Exceptional coding abilities and experience with architectural patterns of large, high-scale applications.
  • Experience with iOS, Android, or build tooling.
  • Been actively involved in setting infrastructure roadmaps and product strategy.
  • Excelled at building highly-functional, healthy, inclusive and collaborative teams.
  • Consistently made culture choices that positively impact all of engineering.

Benefits include:

  • Stock
  • Competitive salaries
  • Quarterly employee travel coupon
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Life insurance and disability benefits
  • Fitness discounts
  • 401K
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Apple equipment
  • Commuter subsidies
  • Community involvement (4 hours per month to give back to the community)
  • Company sponsored tech talks and happy hours
  • Much more...

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