Airbnb is hiring a

Software Engineer, Security - M&A

San Francisco, United States

About the Team:

Airbnb is built on trust. Our security team works hard to improve the security of our platform that enables millions of users to explore the world. Airbnb has made several acquisitions in the recent past including Hoteltonight, Urbandoor, Gaest, etc and is likely to continue to acquire new companies as it marches towards becoming end-to-end travel platform.

We are looking for people who want to make the Hoteltonight and various other and Airbnb platforms safer for millions of users around the world. We’d love to talk to you if you’re a talented individual who is passionate about finding security weaknesses and crafting scalable and usable solutions. We are enablers who make it easier for engineers to create secure features, not blockers.  If that mission sounds exciting to you, we have a few different flavors of projects/skill sets we are looking for.

In this role, you will extend a number of security services built in Airbnb, like, Identity & Access Management Service, Encryption Service, Data Classification service, Sensitive Data deletion service (compliance requirement), Certificate Authority, etc to meet various acquisition infrastructure requirements, including supporting different cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP, Heroku, etc). In addition, you will collaborate with the acquisition engineering teams to integrate with Airbnb security services and apply security best practices.

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

  • Experience working on multiple IaaS environments (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc)
  • Some hands-on programming role with either Ruby or Java
  • Security experience shipping projects that mitigate application or infrastructure risks at scale is preferred
  • Bonus Points: Ruby on Rails, Node, Docker, Packer, Terraform, Kubernetes, Ansible, AWS Security 
  • 5+ years of experience (not including internships)


  • Stock
  • Competitive salaries
  • Quarterly employee travel coupon
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Life insurance and disability benefits
  • 401K
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Apple equipment
  • Company sponsored tech talks and happy hours
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Much more…

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