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?
BlaBlaLines is the carpooling service by BlaBlaCar focused on commuting. It is actively being developed & tested in France & Switzerland.
You will join a small team of engineers operating in true agile style at an early stage in the project. The current project goal is to iterate quickly & take over the commuting carpooling market.
Our team is composed of experienced people that have worked on successful services before. The job provides a lot of opportunities to learn.
What you will contribute to:
Lay down the product roadmap in collaboration with the product & the UX team;
Support new features by creating API endpoints in the backend (Python 3.6, PostgreSQL/PostGIS, ElasticSearch, OSRM, Redis, Kafka);
Adapt existing implementations to growing scalability challenges, & actively fight tech debt via tooling & code reviews;
Maintain the infrastructure of the backend (GitHub, Jenkins, AWS, Docker, Prometheus, Kibana);
Respond to production issues as they arise.
What you will need to be successful:
At least 2 years of experience with Python or at least one high level language (Java, C#, Go, etc.), & a willingness to learn Python;
Strong computer science background (database design, algorithms & data structures, networking, abstractions, security).
Fluent in English
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 3/4 onsite interviews.
BlaBlaCar is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity & are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.