Senior Backend Engineer

About AirDNA

AirDNA is a technology startup revolutionizing the vacation rental industry. In two short years, AirDNA has established itself as the the leading provider of data and analytics for the $140 billion dollar industry. Our customer roster includes a who’s who of investment banks, hotels, hedge funds, real estate investors, and vacation rental pros. We are bootstrapped, profitable, and looking to take the world by storm in 2018.

Your Role

You will be a key player in our lean, mean and growing backend team. This includes developing, supporting and deploying systems that support our industry leading SaaS applications, API platforms and data collection and processing systems. We are deep into the categories of big data and fast data as we're developing systems that can process data across millions of properties and provide human real-time results. We work with the latest and greatest fast data technologies out there. You will assist with and lead projects testing out the latest data technologies and build production ready implementations. This is a unique opportunity to get in early at a young profitable company to work on solving novel challenges in a rapidly growing industry.


  • Building real-time/high speed data architectures using the latest big data technologies
  • Deploying data science models generated by our data science team
  • Developing the backend of our industry leading SaaS applications
  • Developing the glue (python) that sits between our data systems


  • Python expert, 4+ years of relevant software engineering experience
  • Experience developing data and analytics focused SaaS applications
  • Database guru having worked with a range of Postgres, Redis, Elastic, NoSQL, Redshift, Spark technologies
  • Strong passion about automation, testing, and code quality
  • Demonstrated successful experience working in a hands-on, fast-paced, creative, entrepreneurial environment
  • BS or MS in Computer Science/Engineering


  • Competitive cash comp. The only ramen consumed by our team members is the trendy variety that's served with seaweed and a soft boiled egg
  • Meaningful equity upside. We are small team with no outside investors and want every hire to share in our long term financial success
  • Free coffee, beer, snacks, and cornhole at our offices in Silicon Beach

The AirDNA Team

We're a tight-knit group who care about empowering the next generation of shared economy entrepreneurs. We like to work our asses off. We believe in work/life balance because we make work a fun environment you’ll want to be a part of. We all wear multiple hats and are working on at least 5 projects at a time. Life is never boring here. We're risk takers. We care about each other and lend helping hands all day, every day. We say NO to politics & drama.

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