Release Engineer

Airbnbcom   •  

San Francisco, CA

Industry: Technology


Not Specified years

Posted 166 days ago

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Release Engineers at Airbnb are responsible for the scale and efficiency of our release process.  They operate, build, and maintain tooling to support the coordination of our evolving development release process.

Airbnb is seeking an experienced Release Engineer (Manager) to join our Infrastructure Reliability team.  It’s a new role to support the members of our overall engineering organization to confidently ship changes to improve the experience for our hosts and guests around the world.  Our release engineering team will continually uphold, advocate for, and raise the bar of quality in our metrics-based approach to measuring continuous delivery. 

Release Engineering Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain tooling to support our 24/7 continuous deployment process
  • Operate and monitor our daytime releases to ensure reliability and developer productivity
  • Manage and continuously improve the scalability and efficiency of our release process
  • Coordinate and manage our mobile release process

The following experience is relevant to us

  • Prior work managing a releaseschedule or process for hundreds of engineers
  • Building effective canary analysis environments and measurements
  • A keen eye for automation -- specifically, continuous deployment -- and its instrumentation to ensure efficiency
  • The ability to decompose complex systems and find failure scenarios
  • Great communication skills
  • Working knowledge of architecture patterns in a cloud environment (AWS preferred)


  • Stock
  • Competitive salaries
  • Quarterly employee travel coupon
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Life insurance and disability benefits
  • Fitness Discounts
  • 401K
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Apple equipment
  • Commuter Subsidies
  • Community Involvement (4 hours per month to give back to the community)
  • Company sponsored tech talks and happy hours
  • Much more...