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Confirmed Backend Engineer - Search / Booking Squad



Software Engineering
Paris, France · Remote
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024
About BlaBlaCar
BlaBlaCar is the world’s leading community-based travel app enabling 27 million members a year to carpool or travel by bus in 21 countries. Our team of 800 employees counts over 50 nationalities and is spread across our 5 global offices, 30% working fully remotely.
Your Mission
We are looking for 2 Confirmed Backend Software Engineers to join the Search team and the Booking team at Blablacar.
Search team mission is to enable passengers to seamlessly choose the most relevant multimodal trip from our carpool, bus, and soon train supplies. As a Backend Engineer, your role will be to contribute to delivering a reliable and scalable multimodal search platform. You will be reporting to Louise and working with a fullstack team of 12 engineers.
Booking team mission is to optimise our multimodal (carpool, bus, and very soon train supplies) booking and checkout experience for passengers, by integrating and unifying multiple heterogeneous inventory sources from external partners. As a Backend Engineer, your role will be to work on technical challenges and product feature developments from early-stage conception, to development, testing strategy, deployment in production and monitoring. You will be reporting to Clothilde and working with a fullstack team of 10 engineers.

Your Responsibilities

  • Participate in the design, development, and maintenance of the Java microservices that serve the team flow for the Blablacar platform and ensure they are scalable, robust and easy to use by frontend developers.
  • Participate in the whole application lifecycle, from early meetings and design to development, test strategy, and deployment - and of course, monitoring, alerting, and support.
  • Participate in the definition of the features with the product and design teams to find the most relevant solutions for our members
  • Interact with people with different roles and backgrounds, and share your technical expertise with a mix of technical, product, and business people

Your Qualifications

  • You have 3+ years of experience from companies with a strong engineering culture, within a growth context
  • You are fluent in Java and know frameworks such as Spring, Spring Boot, JUnit, and Mockito
  • You have hands-on experience with Git, Docker, and Kubernetes, and monitoring solutions (Datadog)
  • You know what service-oriented architecture looks like, and you can determine when to apply a given architectural pattern
  • You have good communication skills and you’re definitely a team player, being eager to share and learn from your teammates and to grow altogether as a team
  • You are able to take ownership, aligned with business priorities
  • Full working proficiency in English
  • Fit with our BlaBlaPrinciples

What we have to offer

  • Full remote possible in France, and access to BlaBlaCar co-working spaces in Bordeaux, Toulouse, Lyon, Nantes and Sophia Antipolis
  • 4 additional weeks on top of legal maternity leaves
  • Financial support for home office equipment
  • Minimum 25 days holiday per year
  • Local meal plan policy (Swile card)
  • 50% transportation paid (Forfait Mobilité Durable)
  • Relocation package and visa support
  • Free unlimited carpooling & bus rides
  • Personal growth via trainings, mentorship, and internal mobility programs
  • Employee Stock ownership plan
  • Regular team building events
  • Mental health support through
  • 1 day off per year to test our product
  • Annual budget for Sport & Cultural activities (180EUR reimbursed)

Interested in joining the ride?

  • a 45-min video call with Marion, Talent Acquisition Manager to get to know you, understand your career expectations, and answer your questions
  • a 60-min video call with Louise or Clothilde, Engineering Managers to get to know the team and the projects you will be working on
  • a 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 two of our engineers to assess your problem-solving skills through a Design exercise
  • a 30-min video call with Gilles, VP of Engineering to give you a more strategic view on our engineering directions
  • Our hiring process lasts on average 25-30 days, offers usually come within 48 hours
BlaBlaCar is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above, tell us why you’d still be a great fit for this role in your application.