Senior Backend Engineer - Operated Bus

Remote (Paris, From France)
11 days ago
Full time role


BlaBlaCar is the world’s leading long-distance carpooling community, connecting people looking to travel long distances with drivers going the same ...

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Job Description

About BlaBlaCar
BlaBlaCar is the world’s leading community-based travel network, connecting over 100 million members across 22 countries looking to carpool or travel by bus. By sharing rides and filling empty seats on the road, our community avoids 1.6 million tons of CO2 emissions every year (as if Paris was free of road traffic for a year!)
We are a global and diverse team of 700+ people with 45+ nationalities, and headquartered in Paris. We’re constantly looking for new ways to leverage technology to create a more affordable, convenient, flexible and sustainable way to travel. And we are always on the lookout for people who care about making a positive impact.

Your Mission
We are looking for a Senior Backend Software Engineer to join the Operated Bus Software team! 
The team’s mission is to build unique and advanced Tech Solutions that improve the efficiency and productivity of our Operated Bus business users, differentiating ourselves from competitors.
You will be a part of a team currently made of 2 Back-End and 2 Front-End engineers. But you will also work closely with Data Scientists and Product Managers to provide the best-in-class tools.
We believe that well performing services are ones that are followed by the same people throughout its application lifecycle. This means that you will be there from the early conception meetings, development and test strategy, to deployment in production, observability, and support.

Your Responsibilities

  • Defining the Backend architecture according to the technical standards at BlaBlaCar
  • Participating in the design, development and maintenance of our internal tools, both on the Backend and Frontend side
  • Participating in the whole application lifecycle, meaning : early meetings, design, development, tests strategy, deployment to production, monitoring, alerting and support
  • Interacting with people with different roles and backgrounds and sharing your technical expertise with a mix of technical, product and business experts
  • Being a work facilitator and help communication inside and outside your team

Your Qualifications

  • Fluency in object oriented language development (preferably Java)
  • Strong knowledge of service oriented architecture and architectural patterns
  • Hands-on experience with developer tools like Git, Docker, Kubernetes, and monitoring solutions (Datadog)
  • Product-oriented spirit with the ambition to deliver the best experience to our internal customers
  • You have excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), you’re humble, and you enjoy sharing & learning from others
  • You embrace change, are able to take a step back, prioritize, and focus on added-value tasks
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and French

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of frameworks like Spring, Spring Boot, JUnit and Mockito
  • Familiar with databases, relational (PostgreSQL) and NoSQL ones (Google Datastore)

What we have to offer

  • 🌎 An international environment with over 45+ nationalities
  • ⚖️ A hybrid, flexible workplace with family-friendly policies
  • 💡 Learning opportunities via access to training, mentorship, internal development programs, or our weekly team-all BlaBlaTalks and Tech & Product Demos
  • 🤝 Team-building events like our weekly afterworks, breakfasts, our annual Coding Night or Impact Day
  • 🌱 A product and a workplace with a strong commitment to sustainability
  • 🧭 Shared BlaBlaPrinciples that are the foundation of our culture and everyday decisions
  • To know more, check out our 100 reasons to join BlaBlaCar!

We are dedicated to flexibility, growth and well-being at work:

  • Full remote possible in the country of the role
  • 4 additional weeks parental leave 100% paid
  • Financial support for home office equipment
  • Relocation package and visa support
  • Free unlimited carpooling & bus rides
  • Employee Stock Ownership plan
  • Minimum 25 days holiday per year
  • Local meal plan policies (Swile card in France)
  • 50% transportation paid in France (Forfait Mobilité Durable)
  • Mental health support through

Interested in joining the ride? Here’s what your hiring journey will look like.

  • a 60-min video-call with Amélia, our TAM, to get to know you
  • a 60-min video call with Damien, Engineering Manager of the Operated Bus and Marketing Software Team
  • 90-min video call with two of our engineers to run a Live Coding exercise along with a code review
  • a 60-min video call with a team member to assess your problem-solving skills through a Design exercise with two of our engineers
  • a 30-min video-call with squad team members to discuss your ways of working and ensure the good fit
  • a 45-min video-call with Sebastien, VP Engineering

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

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