Data Scientist

Short Description

Airbnb is looking for a Data Scientist who has the ability to communicate clearly and effectively to cross-functional partners of varying technical levels.

Job Description

We have a strong team of data scientists, our work is highly sought-after, and our impact on the business is tremendous. If you have a proven background in this field and are excited to help build Airbnb's community, we want to hear from you. 

Responsibilities 
  • Define and evaluate key metrics and understand what moves them and why
  • Ownership of conceptualizing, developing, and maintaining dashboards and visualizations
  • Investigate evolving fraud trends to extract patterns, identify root causes and propose actionable solutions
  • Communicate analyses and recommendations to cross-functional stakeholders for decision making
  • Empower the team to answer data questions quickly and easily by building high-quality ground truth data sets

Qualities we value:
  • Professional industry experience in a quantitative analysis role (4+ years preferred)
  • Comfortable in SQL and some experience with a programming language, with Python or R a plus
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to cross-functional partners of varying technical levels
  • Ability to define relevant metrics that can guide and influence stakeholders to the appropriate and accurate insights
  • Experience or willingness to learn tools to create data pipelines using Airflow
  • Building clear and easy to understand dashboards (Tableau) and presentations 

Benefits
  • Stock
  • $2,000 yearly employee travel coupon
  • Competitive salary
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Life & disability coverage
  • 401K
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Apple equipment
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Data Scientist
Mid-Senior-level Information Technology | Technology | Information Full-time Information Technology | Engineering | Other Data Scientist
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world online or from a mobile phone. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences, at any price point, in more than 33,000 cities and 192 countries. And with world-class customer service and a growing community of users, Airbnb is the easiest way for people to monetize their extra space and showcase it to an audience of millions. No global movement springs from individuals. It takes an entire team united behind something big. Together, we work hard, we laugh a lot, we brainstorm nonstop, we use hundreds of Post-Its a week, and we give the best high-fives in town. Headquartered in San Francisco, we have satellite offices in Dublin, London, Barcelona, Paris, Milan, Copenhagen, Berlin, Moscow, Paolo, Sydney, and Singapore.
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