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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

BlaBlaCar is launching a new business line that is set to fuel tremendous growth for the company. By joining the new BlaBlaCar Pro team, you will have the unique opportunity of joining a new vertical at BlaBlaCar & of helping us become the #1 destination for road transport. We are looking for someone who has the motivation to join a truly entrepreneurial adventure & the skills to turn BlaBlaCar Pro into a world-class technical platform & product!.

Within the BlaBlaCar Pro team, you'll be building the heart of our new technical platform dedicated to our bus transport partners. We are building a brand-new ecosystem based on a service oriented architecture that aims at helping bus transport professionals to manage their offers & quality of their service on our marketplace.

As Engineer, you will lead the design of our solutions, making sure they are robust & scalable. You'll contribute to the development of new features, you'll mentor younger engineers & bring technical expertise to our product & business experts.

What you will directly contribute to:

  • Reporting to the Engineering Manager, in a team of 5 engineers (to date)

  • Building a robust & scalable backend that support BlaBlaCar websites & mobile apps, as well as new applications dedicated to bus partners;

  • Taking part in the design definition of the services & their APIs to ensure they are scalable, robust & easy to use;

  • Interacting with multiple internal stakeholders (product managers, business analyst, data scientists, etc)

  • Deploying & operating your services to production & ensuring they are performing as expected through monitoring & instrumentation


What you will need to be successful:

  • 3+ years of experience in engineering teams within tech companies

  • Fluency in Object-Oriented language development (JAVA is a plus) & eager to constantly learn new technologies

  • A first experience in a Service Oriented Architecture ecosystem as well as other technologies such as PHP/Symfony2, MySql, ElasticSearch, Rabbit MQ, is a plus.

  • Startup mindset where iterating fast & delivering with quality is key to the success of the project

  • Product-oriented spirit with the ambition to deliver the best experience to end-users

  • Hands-on, pragmatic & collaborative attitude

  • Fluent in spoken & written English, proficiency French is a plus

  • A fun & serious attitude

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

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

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