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BlaBlaCar // long distance carpooling service
Engineering, Full Time       Posted: Wednesday, June 05, 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?

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 professional, 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.


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

  • Contract: Long-term contract

  • 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;

  • Opportunity to attend Tech conferences in France & Europe.

What is next?

If you are ready to join our exciting journey, please apply below without forgetting to upload your resume in English (PDF format). 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 fits our requirements, we will invite you to complete an online test. If you pass the test, a video interview, several on-site interviews & a business case will follow.

All your information will be kept confidential.

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

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