Company Description|Job Description
BlaBlaCar is the world's leading long-distance carpooling platform - a global, trusted community of 70 million drivers & passengers in 22 countries. The platform connects people looking to travel long distances with drivers heading the same way, so they can travel together & share the cost. With the recent integration of a coach network & a commuter carpooling service, BlaBlaCar aims to become the go-to for shared road mobility. Affordable, convenient & user-friendly, wherever there's a road, there's a BlaBlaCar.
Why join us?
The Database Reliability Engineers, part of the Foundations Team are responsible for designing, building & maintaining BlaBlaCar's stateful infrastructure in a fast-paced environment. The team's work ensures that our community of over 60 million members uses a fast & reliable platform where databases are never a problem!
We think ahead. We move fast. We like bleeding-edge technologies. Oh & by the way: everything we run here is in containers, yes, even the databases !
What you will directly contribute to:
Designing, building & improving parts of our infrastructure to address scaling needs & resiliency in a fast-moving international environment;
Developing tools & services to ease the work of developers with the perfect trade between ownership & good practices consistency:
Designing & building systems to automate away problems;
Responding to, investigating & fixing service issues.
What you will need to be successful?
Relevant experience working in a system engineering role;
Comfortable with databases concepts (clustering, replication, indexing, backup strategy…);
Familiar with & enthusiastic for polyglot persistence infrastructures (ElasticSearch, Cassandra, Redis…);
Deep knowledge of Linux fundamentals;
Good coding skills in at least one programming language;
Passion for solving problems using open source software;
Excellent communication skills;
Proficiency in English, French is a plus (other languages are appreciated).
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 the latest 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 4 weeks. If your application & profile fit our requirements, we will invite you for a first call, 3/4 interviews & a test.
BlaBlaCar is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity & are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.