Technical Program Manager, Security

Airbnb, San Francisco, California

Who wouldn't want to work here?

Airbnb’s mission is to create a world where people can Belong Anywhere. As we grow to achieve that mission, we’re looking to add a security-minded, mission-driven TPM to support our security initiatives around data sharing.  This work will require significant cross-functional collaboration with all parts of the organization. If you possess a blend of strategic, tactical and technical security skills, and can combine that with business insight and meaningful processes, we are looking for you.


  • Partner with teams wishing to leverage third-party systems and tools to ensure our customer data is protected
  • Collaborate on solutions that maximize business value while minimizing business risk
  • Establish credibility and maintain strong working relationships with people from product security, security engineering, legal, compliance and incident response teams
  • Building information security as a core competency by leveraging our relationships with our internal teams and influencing good decisions through training and educational moments
  • Identify opportunities and advocate for product improvements and/or tools that support the team’s strategy while protecting the privacy needs of our customers
  • Regularly assess data sharing risks and mitigations
  • Identify opportunities to improve process with a focus on simplification and productivity

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Well versed in application security, infrastructure security, business risk analysis and making complex business/risk trade-off recommendations and decisions
  • Understanding of information security risk and compliance obligations around handling of customer data
  • Inefficiency drives you crazy. The ideal candidate is able to reevaluate established approach and drive improvements
  • Experience owning the overall success of a program or major initiatives
  • Responsive, self-motivated, proactive and proven ability to adapt well and work with different teams within organizations
  • Possess strong empathy and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work through ambiguity to detailed solutions.  You can take a vague problem, crisply frame the challenge, identify a path forward, and drive an initiative over the finish-line
  • Detail-oriented and able to understand the bigger picture by using technical expertise and problem solving abilities to prioritize and manage blocking issues
  • Experience working in a highly cross-functional environment where communication and driving alignment with multiple groups is imperative
  • BA/BS degree, 3 years technical project management experience in a security related field
  • Capable of influencing project teams to work together towards a common goal
  • Strong knowledge of security threats, issues, techniques and implications


  • 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. 

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