What is Support Products at Airbnb?
Airbnb places a high value on ensuring that our community of guests and hosts have a great experience. When issues come up, it’s important for us to support them.
We have a team called Support Products which is responsible for this goal. The team owns all of the touchpoints involved in providing support, including portions of our website and mobile apps, as well as our contact channels (phone, messaging), and the internal tools that our customer support agents use to provide support throughout the world.
We measure our success on customer satisfaction and business efficiency. For the latter, we track how often our customers need to contact us, and, when they do, how long it takes our representatives to solve the case. We are a data-driven team. We run a lot of A/B experiments and we can tie our contributions directly to the company’s bottom line.
What is the Community Support Platform?
In Seattle, full-stack engineers on the Community Support Platform team build world-class tools for our team of Community Support agents around the world, to ensure our guests and hosts have a great experience on Airbnb, 24/7, and 365 days a year.
Airbnb has a huge global operational staff that must scale with our user base. Our job as engineers is as challenging as it is exciting: we own the entire tech stack responsible for their success.
Some example projects we have shipped:
Our product feedback loop is immediate which means we can rapidly iterate and deploy. If you enjoy building full stack applications from the ground up, leveraging the newest technologies to delight users, and executing like an entrepreneur, then you’ve found the right place.