Senior Software Engineer, CI/CD

United States

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. 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.

The Difference You Will Make:

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. 

CI/CD: This team is responsible for building infrastructure that allow developers to test/deploy 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, integration testing infrastructure, and deployment tooling.

A Typical Day: 

This 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:

  • Building CI Tooling
  • 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

Your Expertise:

  • Experience Building CI Tooling
  • Experience with CI Tools (Buildkite, Jenkins, CircleCI, etc.) 
  • Extensive JVM experience
  • Love collaborating via product reviews, code reviews and architecture discussions
  • Are motivated to improve teammates’ productivity
  • Are excited to join an impactful infrastructure team 

Your Location:

This position is US - Remote Eligible. The role may include occasional work at an Airbnb office or attendance at offsites, as agreed to with your manager. While the position is Remote Eligible, you must live in a state where Airbnb, Inc. has a registered entity. Click here for the up-to-date list of excluded states. This list is continuously evolving, so please check back with us if the state you live in is on the exclusion list. If your position is employed by another Airbnb entity, your recruiter will inform you what states you are eligible to work from.

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.

We strive to also provide a disability inclusive application and interview process. If you are a candidate with a disability and require reasonable accommodation in order to submit an application, please contact us at: Please include your full name, the role you’re applying for and the accommodation necessary to assist you with the recruiting process. 

We ask that you only reach out to us if you are a candidate whose disability prevents you from being able to complete our online application.

How We'll Take Care of You:

Our job titles may span more than one career level. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs and market demands. 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.  

Pay Range
$185,000$221,000 USD