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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Software Development
Software Engineer, New Grad
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Airbnb | San Francisco, CA
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Job Description

Why are New Grad Software Engineers important at Airbnb?

There is much more that we want to build and so much that we could improve. We value strong new grad engineers who are agile enough to jump into most projects.

What are examples of work that New Grad Software Engineers have done at Airbnb?

Our payments platform transmits billions of dollars in dozens of different currencies among over 100 countries. By integrating new partners, we can both optimize our costs and grow our business by better supporting different countries.

We re-built the List Your Space flow . We A/B tested every change carefully and within three months doubled the conversion rate.

We created Neighborhoods , a product that answers the question of which parts of a city have desirable Airbnb listings for you. We built systems that allowed writers, translators, and photographers all over the world to collaborate on bringing cities to life. Read more .

When Hurricane Sandy struck, we partnered with the City of New York to quickly create a platform for New Yorkers to provide free housing to those who were displaced by the storm.

The following are some examples of profiles that are relevant to us:

BS or MS degree in computer science, math or related technical field

Experience using Java, Scala, Ruby, and C++ for the backend

Experience using Ruby, HTML/CSS, and Javascript for the frontend (project dependent)


Stock options

Competitive salaries

Quarterly employee travel coupon

Paid time off

Medical, dental, & vision insurance

Life insurance and disability benefits


Flexible Spending Accounts

Apple equipment

Company sponsored tech talks and happy hours

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Much more...

About Airbnb

Airbnb is the world's largest marketplace for space, and we keep getting bigger every day. With 10 million nights booked and counting, we're constantly tackling challenges in search algorithms, payments, fraud prevention, and growth - all while maintaining a beautiful user experience.