Senior Software Engineer Backend - BlaBlaCar Pro

  • Paris, France
  • Full-time

Company Description

BlaBlaCar is the global leader in long-distance carpooling. We’re an innovative and fast-growing company building a unique community of 60+ million members to transform the way people travel across the world!

One of BlaBlaCar’s core ambitions is to build the largest people-powered travel network in the world. To achieve that goal, we set ourselves high and ambitious targets, bringing tech and data to the heart of a renewed product experience and company strategy.


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 and 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 and the skills to turn BlaBlaCar Pro into a world-class technical platform and 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 and quality of their service on our marketplace.    

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

What you will directly contribute to:

  • Reporting to the Engineering Manager, in a team of 5 engineers (to date) and working in close collaboration with Program managers, Product Managers and UX designers

  • Being in charge of tech solution choices, from architecture design to effective delivery and daily operations in production

  • Spending more than half of your time as an individual engineering contributor within the team

  • Driving the developments and animating the software lifecycle  

  • Fostering positive atmosphere around excellence and ambitious goals in the team


What you will need to be successful:

  • 7+ years of experience in engineering teams within hyper-growth tech companies

  • Good track record of technical projects

  • Master JAVA (Spring Framework) and eager to constantly learn new technologies

  • Experience in Service Oriented Architecture ecosystem as well as technologies such as PHP/Symfony2, KafKa, ElasticSearch, GRPC/Protobuf is a plus

  • Practical knowledge of ops tools (monitoring, deployment, containers, linux…) and willingness to contribute in building a true DevOps environment

  • Comfortable with change, uncertainty and a high velocity environment, experience of agile methods

  • Hands-on, pragmatic and collaborative attitude

  • Fluent in spoken and 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:

  • A start-up spirit that fosters agility, teamwork and impact

  • Challenging career opportunities in a high-growth and 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 and 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 and Europe

What is next:

If you are ready to join our exciting journey, please apply below: upload your resume in English (PDF format) and answer our questions in English. Kindly note that only complete applications will be reviewed by our hiring team and that all your information will be kept confidential.

You can expect us to review your application within the following two weeks. If your application and profile fit our requirements, we will invite you for a phone interview, followed by two/three in-house interview sessions and a test.


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