Project Manager, Security Airbnb Careers

7ntlvkey 400x400 Airbnb | San Francisco 2018-12-03

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 security and compliance activities.  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.


  • Translate the high-level organizational objective to a series of executable projects that can be delivered within business deadlines
  • Identify technical requirements in relation to security and compliance control requirements  
  • Identify and minimize the impact of technical dependencies and ensure the teams can operate as efficiently as possible
  • Maintain urgency by ensuring there is strong collaboration within multiple parts of the organization who may have competing priorities.
  • Operationalize and evangelize the responsibilities for service ownership at Airbnb.
  • Regularly assess risks and opportunities; understand best practices, drive for process improvements, and find new ways of operating, with a focus on simplification and productivity.
  • Prepare and present project reports and metrics

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Proven track record of managing several large-scale complex technical roll-outs
  • Proficient understanding of technical concepts and configurations in cloud-based environment. You will be managing projects that focus on technical security controls to meet internal policies and compliances.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of security threats, issues, techniques and implications
  • 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.
  • Self-motivated, proactive and proven ability to adapt well and work with teams having different operating cadences.
  • Experience developing process where little exists, and demonstrated flexibility to get things done.
  • Detail-oriented and able to understand the bigger picture by using your technical expertise and problem solving abilities to prioritize and manage blocking issues.
  • Experience working in a highly cross-functional environment where communication with multiple groups is imperative.
  • Ability to ramp up quickly and learn new technologies with minimal lag time.
  • Excellent written and oral business communication and people skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders.
  • Experience with Jira & Confluence
  • BA/BS degree, minimum 8 years technical project management experience.


  • 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...


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