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Senior Data Scientist – Analytics, Core Host 704 views

Airbnb has become a global platform that connects travelers and hosts from over 81,000 cities. Their mission is to enable a world where anyone can belong anywhere. Expanding their community to new types of hosts is critical to their mission.

About Core Host

The Core Host team is at the core of powering this mission, responsible for making sure that there is always the right type of place available for their guests. The team does this by ensuring that they have the right supply, at the right time, in the right place. They work to ensure that more homeowners join and thrive on Airbnb, that they support them and create a vibrant and activated community, and that they build best-in-class new verticals of inventory like boats or RVs.

You, Will, Interact With a Global And Cross-functional Team To Lead Initiatives Across

As a Senior Data Scientist within the Host team, you will leverage Airbnb’s rich data set to increase the number of hosts in their community and enable more matches with guests.

    • Building new products that will delight their hosts and help them be successful on Airbnb
    • Designing experiments to measure the impact of new features on their marketplace
    • Designing new data products to surface the right information, at the right time, for their hosts
    • Running strategic analysis to help inform the strategic direction of their fast-growing business
    • Developing deep relationships with cross-functional partners to advocate and implement a data-driven approach
    • Coaching, mentoring, and hiring other members to help scale efficiency and growth across the team

Here Are Example Traits They Value

    • Professional industry experience in a quantitative analysis role (5+ years preferred)
    • Comfortable in SQL and some experience with a programming language (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


    • 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

They are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at their company. They do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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