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Engineering Manager, Checkout



1mo ago

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  • Job
    Senior Level
  • Engineering
  • $230K - $285K


  • 5+ years of engineering management experience, with 8+ years of relevant software development industry experience in a fast paced tech environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well within a team and teams across the engineering organization
  • Passionate about building intuitive and delightful products to solve real user problems while maintaining a high technical quality bar
  • Proven experience helping engineers achieve their personal and professional goals
  • Strong problem solver that has led a team operating large scale, mission critical production systems
  • Bonus: Expertise building & operating Booking related systems


  • Lead the organizational and technical direction of the team
  • Proactively share context to help the team connect the dots of their work with broader company initiatives
  • Build a robust team by attracting top talent, mentoring individuals and regularly providing feedback
  • Nurture a culture of technical quality from design, through code review, to production
  • Collaborate with internal teams and cross-functional partners across Bookings, Payments and Trust to gain agreement by developing and communicating a clear and impactful vision and priorities for the team
  • Implement a execution framework that detects problems early and enables thoughtful planning, tracking and reporting on the work of the team


What are the main responsibilities of an Engineering Manager, Checkout at Airbnb?

The main responsibilities include leading a team of software developers to optimize the booking experience, developing a deep understanding of guests' needs and technical systems, aligning cross-functional teams on deliverables, and helping engineers achieve their goals.

What skills are important for success in this role?

Strong leadership abilities, technical expertise, communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams are key for success in this role.

What are some challenges that an Engineering Manager, Checkout may face?

Some challenges may include managing a diverse team of developers, balancing technical needs with business goals, and adapting to the evolving technology landscape in the travel industry.

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Mission & Purpose

Airbnb is an online platform that connects travellers with unique lodging options and experiences offered by hosts worldwide. The company allows hosts to rent out their properties, whether it's a spare room, an entire house, or even an unusual accommodation like a treehouse or boat, to travellers seeking a more personalised and local experience. Airbnb's ultimate mission is to create a world where anyone can belong anywhere, fostering a sense of belonging and cultural exchange among travellers and hosts. Their purpose is to enable people to explore new places, immerse themselves in different cultures, and build connections with local communities while offering hosts an opportunity to share their spaces and stories. By facilitating peer-to-peer hospitality, Airbnb aims to make travel more accessible, authentic, and enriching for people from all walks of life, while contributing to economic opportunities and sustainable tourism in various destinations.


  • Comprehensive health plans

  • Paid volunteer time

  • Healthy food and snacks

  • Generous parental and family leave

  • Learning and development

  • Annual travel and experiences credit