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.

Dev Infra’s mission is to enable Airbnb developers to develop, merge and release high quality code quickly and reliably. This team works on infrastructure that enable Airbnb developers to be productive across all stages of the software development lifecycle. 

We have multiple positions open in the following areas:

  1. Developer Environments and Tooling: This team is responsible for building infrastructure that enables high velocity local development at Airbnb. This includes things like: fast builds, responsive IDEs, environments to enable E2E testing, source code search tooling etc. A big focus of this team is to supercharge productivity by moving all development away from local laptops to developer workspaces in the cloud.
  2. CI Infrastructure: This team is responsible for building infrastructure that allow developers to test and merge code confidently and with ease. This includes things like: infrastructure to scale our CI cluster, services that keep CI fast and healthy like flaky test detection, merge queues etc and integration testing infrastructure.

As an engineer on Dev Infra, you will work on technologies that help shape an industry-leading end to end developer experience. In this role you will be:

  • Improving developer productivity for all engineers at Airbnb. If we can improve productivity by 20%, the impact is equivalent to hiring 20% more developers.
  • Responsible for building the technical strategy and evolving Airbnb’s developer infrastructure that directly moves our core metrics (Developer Experience, Developer Velocity, Debuggability, Resilience and Reliability) while reducing cost.
  • Partnering with engineering leaders across all Airbnb teams for adoption of the new capabilities. Your customers will be all engineers at Airbnb.
  • a player/coach of our high-performance team to ensure code quality, commitment to craft and operational excellence

We’re looking for engineers who:

  • Want to tackle projects with large open-ended scope and drive significant business impact
  • Love collaborating via product reviews, code reviews and architecture discussions
  • Are motivated to improve their teammates’ productivity
  • Are excited to join an impactful infrastructure team 

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5+ years 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.)
  • Experienced in architectural patterns of a high-scale distributed products/services, such as well-designed APIs, data pipelines and efficient algorithms
  • Experience or desire to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams with design, product and data science partners


  • 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…

The starting base pay for this role is between $190,000 and $245,000. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: education, experience, and skills. 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.