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BlaBlaCar // long distance carpooling service
 
Engineering, Full Time       Posted: Tuesday, November 05, 2019
 
   
 
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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?

In order to constantly improve its usage & service, BlaBlaCar has launched recently a new business line that is set to fuel tremendous growth for the company. By joining the BlaBlaCar Pro team, you will have the unique opportunity of joining a new vertical at BlaBlaCar & of helping us become the n.1 destination for road transport.

Within the Pro team, we are building the heart of our new technical platform dedicated to our bus transport partners. A brand-new ecosystem based on a service-oriented architecture that aims at helping worldwide bus companies to sell trips & manage their offers on our marketplace.

By joining our experimented & talented tech team, you'll contribute to the design & development of new services for bus professionals, making sure they are robust & scalable. You'll build new platform features & you'll manage the integration of new bus partners APIs. Thanks to your technical expertise & your communications skills you'll work closely with our product & business experts as well as tech teams our partners.

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 connexions to external bus partners systems

  • 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) & external bus partners tech teams

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

Qualifications

What you will need to be successful:

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

  • Strong proficiency in Java (Spring) & Object-Oriented development

  • Open & 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, Kafka, is a plus

  • Be humble, structured, organized, motivated by innovation & a relentless doer

  • Enjoy working as a team-player & learning from others

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

  • Fluent in spoken & written English, proficiency 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

  • The opportunity to have a meaningful impact, building a CO2-saving global travel network enabling strong human connections too

  • A strongFun & Seriouscompany culture;

  • An international environment with a team counting 35 nationalities, serving a global member-base from 8 offices around the world (Berlin, Kiev, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Paris (HQ), So Paulo, Warsaw);

  • State-of-the-art office spaces, in a great location

And some other great perks!

  • Free carpooling to live our value Be The Member

  • Annual BlaBlaBreak which takes us all for an unforgettable weekend

  • Possibility to work from another BlaBlaOffice abroad for a week once a year (BlaBlaSwap)

  • 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 an HR & technical phone interview, & a round of 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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