ITX Systems Engineer, Client Engineering

Airbnb, San Francisco, United States

Who wouldn't want to work here?

Who we are

We are looking for a Systems Engineer to help shape and define the next iteration of the tools and infrastructure that manages our macOS, Chrome OS and Windows endpoints. We focus on automation, running at a global scale and most importantly, being a host to our end users. Our tools enable Airbnb employees to do amazing things, whilst keeping the company’s, our host’s and guest’s information secure.

Who you are

  • A senior level individual contributor in an endpoint engineering role.
  • Know one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Python, Swift or Go.
  • You contribute to Open Source and the endpoint management community:
    • Your Github shows both your own code and contributions to open source projects.
    • You may have spoken publicly about endpoint management.
  • Experience running a cross platform management stack (majority macOS & Chrome OS, minority Windows).
  • You have experience running some or all of these tools:
    • Puppet or Chef
    • Munki
    • MicroMDM
    • osquery
  • Experience of large scale endpoint management using DevOps methodologies.
  • Knowledge of the Apple MDM spec and protocols.

What you’ll do

  • Work with and contribute back to open source projects. Some of the projects we use and contribute back to are:
    • Crypt
    • MicroMDM
    • Sal
  • Help drive endpoint security model working closely with the security teams, and establish best practices in an enterprise environment.
  • Respond to and participate in resolution of endpoint security compromises, malware, vulnerabilities and zero-day attacks.
  • Work on projects such as:
    • Stateful MDM orchestration.
    • Beyondcorp initiatives.
  • Work with our Mobile Build Team to consult on managing their macOS build infrastructure.
  • Participate in a paid on-call rotation.


  • 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...

About Airbnb

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. 

Want to learn more about Airbnb? Visit Airbnb's website.