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BlaBlaCar is marketplace connecting drivers w/ empty seats to passengers looking for a ride.
Engineering, Full Time       Posted: Saturday, November 24, 2018
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  Company Description

BlaBlaCar is the global leader in long-distance carpooling. We're an innovative & fast-growing company building a unique community of 60+ million members to transform the way people travel across the world!

Job Description

One of BlaBlaCar's core ambitions is to build the largest people-powered travel network in the world. To achieve that goal, we set ourselves high & ambitious targets, bringing tech & data to the heart of a renewed product experience & company strategy.

The engineering team:

Two of the key company priorities for the next 12 months are:

  • the ongoing migration from a monolith architecture to a service-oriented architecture, from a PHP/Symfony stack towards a Java / JS- dominated one.

  • exciting product evolutions, based on smart geo-matching & practical algorithms that give a personalized experience to each individual user.

By joining our Engineering team, you will be managing our Monetizatio team composed of 4talented back-end engineers.

What you will directly contribute to:

As Engineering Manager, your role will be to ensure your team works in the most impactful & efficient way towards the company objectives. You'll be responsible for building & sharing a tech vision, ensuring project delivery & developing your team. Reporting to the VP of Engineering, you'll have autonomy in defining processes & the split of roles among your team. You'll be accountable for results rather than processes.

  • Building the roadmap, being accountable for its delivery & proactive communication to key stakeholders, according to business priorities.
  • Defining the mid- & long-term technical strategy for this autonomous unit, ensuring quality of the code output & technological choices.
  • Managing & developing a team of Software Engineers with various seniority levels (progression path, training, hiring, etc)
  • Applying & sharing best practices across the Engineering team & the company as a whole.

What you will need to be successful:

  • 5-8 years experience in engineering teams within hyper-growth tech companies

  • Strong track record in technical contribution

  • Several years working with agile methods

  • Comfortable with change, uncertainty & a high velocity environment

  • Entrepreneurial, hands-on, pragmatic & collaborative attitude

  • Fluent in English, French is a plus

Additional Information

A few practical details about the role

  • Start: As soon as you are ready!

  • Location: Paris HQ

  • Contract: Permanent contract (CDI)

  • Compensation: Competitive package based on experience

What we offer all of our employees

  • A start-up spirit that fosters agility, teamwork & impact

  • Challenging career opportunities in a high-growth & fast-paced environment

  • An inspiring working environment including state-of-the-art office spaces

  • Free carpooling to live our value Be The Member

  • Annual BlaBlaBreak which takes us all for an unforgettable weekend

  • Possibility to do a BlaBlaSwap once a year & go work from another BlaBlaOffice abroad

  • Bi-Weekly BlaBlaTalks when we learn from each other

  • Weekly Tech Demos

  • The choice between Mac or PC equipment

  • Opportunity to attend Tech conferences in France & Europe

What is next?

If you are ready to join our exciting journey, please apply below: upload your resume in English (PDF format) & answer our questions in English.

Kindly note that only complete applications will be reviewed by our hiring team & that all your information will be kept confidential.

You can expect us to review your application within the following 3 weeks. If your application & profile fit our requirements, we will invite you for a first call followed by 3 onsite interviews.

BlaBlaCar is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity & are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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