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BlaBlaCar is marketplace connecting drivers w/ empty seats to passengers looking for a ride.
Engineering, Full Time       Posted: Friday, February 01, 2019
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  Company 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.

Job Description

Why join us?

The Foundations Team is responsible for designing, building & maintaining BlaBlaCar's core infrastructure in a fast-paced environment. The team's work ensures that our community of over 60 million members uses a fast & reliable platform.

We think ahead. We move fast. We like bleeding-edge technologies. Oh & by the way: everything we run here is in containers !

What you will directly contribute to:

  • Designing, building & improving parts of our infrastructure to address scaling needs & resiliency;

  • Developing tools & services to ease the work of developers;

  • 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 and/or software engineering role;

  • Good knowledge of shell scripting & at least one systems oriented language (Go, python...);

  • Passion for shipping well engineered & well tested code;

  • Deep knowledge of Linux & TCP/IP networking fundamentals;

  • Experience with large scale production systems & web technologies;

  • Good knowledge of configuration management & monitoring systems;

  • Ability to learn quickly in a fast-moving international environment;

  • Ability to prioritize tasks & work independently;

  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills;

  • Fluent in English, French is a plus (other languages are appreciated).

And it would be nice (not required) if you had:

  • Knowledge of container & process isolation technologies;

  • Experience with large continuous integration/deployment systems;

  • Knowledge in network infrastructure;

  • Commits to open-source projects;

  • International work or study experience is a significant advantage.

Additional Information

A few practical details about the role:

  • Start: As soon as you are ready!

  • Location: Paris

  • Contract: Long-term contract

  • Benefits: Competitive package combined with challenging career opportunities in a high-growth environment

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;

  • The choice between the latest Mac or PC equipment;

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

  • Free carpooling to live our value Think it. Build it. Use it.;

  • Annual BlaBlaBreak which takes us all for an unforgettable weekend;

  • Weekly BlaBlaTalks when we learn from each other;

  • And many more benefits - check them out on

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 two weeks. If your application & profile fit our requirements,we will invite you for a phone interview, followed by in-house interview sessions.

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