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2006

BlaBlaCar

Milan

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BlaBlaCar : a high growth companyA successful and innovative international start-up, backed by Accel Partners, in a rapid international growth phase, our HQ are based in Paris and we have international teams in Madrid, Milan, Warsaw, Hamburg, Moscow, London, Istanbul and New Delhi. With dedicated customer service, state of the art web and mobile platforms, and a highly engaged community of users, BlaBlaCar is making road travel fun, money-saving and more efficient. Read more

Why Join BlaBlaCar

Vision

To create an entirely new, global, people powered, transport network.

Our Mission

Creare una rete di trasporti interamente nuova, globale e alimentata dalla persone.

Benefits

BlaBlaBreak: yearly activity gathering all local team for a weekend together.
BlaBlaBreak: yearly activity gathering all local team for a weekend together.
BlaBlaParty
BlaBlaParty
BlaBlaSwap: yearly office swap in another BlaBlaCar office of your choice
BlaBlaSwap: yearly office swap in another BlaBlaCar office of your choice
BlaBlaTime: weekly global meeting where each team presents its main focus and activities
BlaBlaTime: weekly global meeting where each team presents its main focus and activities
Breakfast
Breakfast
Holidays
Holidays
International Weeks: each six months all local teams get together in the Paris HQ for a week
International Weeks: each six months all local teams get together in the Paris HQ for a week
Onboarding Week in Paris HQ
Onboarding Week in Paris HQ
Team Building Weekend
Team Building Weekend

Meet the Team

Company growth

Job Opportunities



Vacancy opened 20-05-2020
Location: Paris

Job purpose :


Company Description

BlaBlaCar’s vision is to bring fairness, freedom and fraternity to the world of travel. 

BlaBlaCar was created in 2006 with one dream in mind: fill the millions of empty seats on the road to create an efficient, affordable and friendly way to travel. Today, our global, trusted community counts 75 million members in 22 countries, enabling a smarter, large scale and truly sustainable transport network. 

Born from a simple idea of people sharing their rides, BlaBlaCar’s ambition is to become the go-to marketplace for shared road mobility. We offer long distance carpooling service, a commuting carpooling service, and since 2018  a marketplace bus service too. A filled bus emits one third of the emissions per passenger kilometer as an average car. So we want to fill those seats too! 

In 2018, 84 million travellers used BlaBlaCar globally saving 1.6 million tons of CO2. Meanwhile we enabled human connections, bringing people closer together in more ways than one with 87% of members say that carpooling is an enriching experience. 

BlaBlaCar offers a truly and unique international environment with a team counting 35 nationalities,  serving a global member-base from 8 offices in Berlin, Kiev, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Paris (HQ), São Paulo, Warsaw. English is the official spoken language across BlaBlaCar. We are privately-held and founder-led. Our team of 500 employees is entrepreneurial, passionate, and fundamentally mission-driven. 


Job Description

Why join us?

The program team’s mission at BlaBlaCar is two-fold: coordinate and track several team projects to achieve a larger objective, and help us to drive innovation and efficiency of the processes we use today to achieve more, better, faster. 

By joining the Foundations team as an Engineering Program Manager we hope to leverage your infrastructure technical background and a product-oriented mindset to drive our infrastructure revamp. We also expect our EPMs to provide feedback to improve our management techniques, reduce overhead, and increase visibility and teamwork. Yours is a key role between our internal product managers, and our engineers. You’ll develop standardized methodologies and frameworks, ensuring smooth and effective delivery processes.

The ideal candidate enjoys working in a fast-paced technical environment, has a passion for learning, a positive attitude, and can create and facilitate a collaborative workplace.

What you will directly contribute to:

  • Working closely with engineers, product managers, PO’s, and cross-functional team members to coordinate the tasks in the software development life cycle (from concept to launch/run);

  • Working with PO/PM/Eng leads to develop high-level deliverable milestones, and plan the quarterly roadmap and OKRs (objectives and key results);

  • Participating in agile ceremonies to identify blockers/issues to backlog grooming, sprint planning, and releases coordinated across teams;

  • Providing regular reporting on milestones, releases, other critical achievements, dependencies and risks;

  • Addressing bottlenecks by providing escalation management and impact analysis;

  • Facilitating regular cross-functional team meetings to ensure stakeholder feedback is incorporated.


  • Qualifications

    What you will need to be successful: 

  • 5+ years professional experience including 2 years of program management;

  • 1+ year of experience with infrastructure projects;

  • Solution-driven problem solving skills;

  • Ability to communicate at all levels in the organization (technical, business, executive). 

  • Remote team management skills a plus.

  • Excellent written and verbal skills, maturity, judgement, negotiation/influence skills,, and leadership skills;

  • Strong familiarity with Agile processes and software development lifecycle;

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and lead cross-functional teams;

  • Demonstrated high degree of organization and ability to manage multiple, competing priorities;

  • Passion to improve processes, increase velocity, and promote collaboration.


  • Additional Information

    A few practical details about the role : 

  • Start: As soon as you are ready!
  • Location: Paris HQ 
  • Contract: Permanent contract 
  • 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
  • Bi-Weekly BlaBlaTalks when we learn from each other
  • Weekly Tech Demos
  • 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 2 weeks.  If your application fits our requirements, we will invite you to a first call followed by two interviews with analytical tests and case study. 

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

    Vacancy opened 14-05-2020
    Location: Paris

    Job purpose :


    Company Description

    BlaBlaCar’s vision is to bring fairness, freedom and fraternity to the world of travel. 

    BlaBlaCar was created in 2006 with one dream in mind: fill the millions of empty seats on the road to create an efficient, affordable and friendly way to travel. Today, our global, trusted community counts 75 million members in 22 countries, enabling a smarter, large scale and truly sustainable transport network. 

    Born from a simple idea of people sharing their rides, BlaBlaCar’s ambition is to become the go-to marketplace for shared road mobility. We offer long distance carpooling service, a commuting carpooling service, and since 2018  a marketplace bus service too. A filled bus emits one third of the emissions per passenger kilometer as an average car. So we want to fill those seats too! 

    In 2018, 84 million travellers used BlaBlaCar globally saving 1.6 million tons of CO2. Meanwhile we enabled human connections, bringing people closer together in more ways than one with 87% of members say that carpooling is an enriching experience. 

    BlaBlaCar offers a truly and unique international environment with a team counting 35 nationalities,  serving a global member-base from 8 offices in Berlin, Kiev, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Paris (HQ), São Paulo, Warsaw. English is the official spoken language across BlaBlaCar. We are privately-held and founder-led. Our team of 500 employees is entrepreneurial, passionate, and fundamentally mission-driven. 


    Job Description

    We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our growing Trip Search Team, which today consists of 5 Software Engineers and 1 Engineering Manager. 

    You will take part in building the heart of our new technical platform based on a state of the art service oriented architecture and contributing to build the algorithms behind the search engine that allow us to match millions of travelers together.

    The core of our stack is composed of : Java, Spring boot, Big table, Kubernetes, GCP, Elasticsearch, and PostgreSQL.

    As Senior Software Engineer, your role is to lead the design of our solutions, making sure they are robust and scalable. You will also contribute to the development of the stack by developing features, guiding younger engineers in their choices and helping them to build a cloud compatible architecture.

    What you will directly contribute to:

  • Building new, exciting features in the engine that serves search queries on the BlaBlaCar platform and aims to find the best match between drivers and passengers;

  • Enabling passengers to find the method of transportation that corresponds to their needs;

  • Continuing extracting functionality from the monolith driving towards our SOA (service oriented architecture);

  • Participating in the definition of the features with the product and design teams to find the most relevant solutions for our members;

  • Deep diving into our new cloud based infrastructure on GCP exploring more advanced features like fully automated, continuous rollouts;

  • Participating in the definition of the architecture to find the best solutions to achieve high performance and reliability;

  • Fostering positive atmosphere around excellence and ambitious goals in your team;

  • Encouraging skills development of your fellow colleagues;

  • Ensuring qualitative documentation of tech decisions and code to allow smooth onboarding of newcomers on any given project.


  • Qualifications

    What you will need to be successful:

  • 5+ years experience in tech companies; 

  • Good knowledge of service oriented architecture and architectural patterns;

  • Fluency in object oriented language development and eager to constantly learn new technologies;

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

  • Curiosity and open-mindedness;

  • Product oriented mindset

  • Fluent English (both written and spoken), and proficiency in French is a plus.


  • Additional Information

    A few practical details about the role : 

  • Start: As soon as you are ready!
  • Location: Paris HQ (remote friendly) 
  • Contract: Permanent contract 
  • 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
  • Bi-Weekly BlaBlaTalks when we learn from each other
  • Weekly Tech Demos
  • 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 2 weeks.  If your application fits our requirements, we will invite you to a first call followed by two interviews with analytical tests and case study. 

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

    Vacancy opened 05-05-2020
    Location: Paris

    Job purpose :


    Company Description

    BlaBlaCar’s vision is to bring fairness, freedom and fraternity to the world of travel. 

    BlaBlaCar was created in 2006 with one dream in mind: fill the millions of empty seats on the road to create an efficient, affordable and friendly way to travel. Today, our global, trusted community counts 80 million members in 22 countries, enabling a smarter, large scale and truly sustainable transport network. 

    Born from a simple idea of people sharing their rides, BlaBlaCar’s ambition is to become the go-to marketplace for shared road mobility. We offer long distance carpooling service, a commuting carpooling service, and since 2018  a marketplace bus service too. A filled bus emits one third of the emissions per passenger kilometer as an average car. So we want to fill those seats too! 

    In 2018, 84 million travellers used BlaBlaCar globally saving 1.6 million tons of CO2. Meanwhile we enabled human connections, bringing people closer together in more ways than one with 87% of members say that carpooling is an enriching experience. 

    BlaBlaCar offers a truly and unique international environment with a team counting 35 nationalities,  serving a global member-base from 8 offices in Berlin, Kiev, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Paris (HQ), São Paulo, Warsaw. English is the official spoken language across BlaBlaCar. We are privately-held and founder-led. Our team of 500 employees is entrepreneurial, passionate, and fundamentally mission-driven. 


    Job Description

    Why join us?

    BlaBlaLines is the carpooling service by BlaBlaCar focused on commuting. It is actively being developed and tested in France and Switzerland.It’s now taking off with a community of more than 1 million members and a growth of +200% per quarter.
    You will join a team of 15 people operating in true agile style, as a start-up within the start-up. The current project goal is to iterate quickly, scale the service and take over the  commuting carpooling market in France and other markets. Our team is composed of experienced people that have worked on successful services before. This is a unique opportunity to build a product daily used and change commuting habits for millions of users.

    You will work with very closely with the engineering team, as well as with the UX/UI designer, data analyst and General Manager. You will be reporting directly to our VP Product & Experience.

    What you will directly contribute to:

  • Co-build the long-term strategy and transform it in an actionable product vision that you own

  • Lead the prioritization and roadmap process

  • Own with the Engineering Manager the full process idea > specs > production

  • Has full understanding of BlaBlaLines different members groups / personas and relates to them with full empathy

  • Feeds product & use-case insights to the other team managers to contribute to the long-term strategy

  • Provide Engineering team with clear and comprehensive specifications

  • You will be responsible for all aspects of product management, including:

  • Defining and communicating the strategy of your product

  • Understanding users needs and exploring solutions

  • Identifying the right success metrics and tracking them

  • Problem-solving with cross-functional experts in engineering, marketing, design, data science or customer support

  • Cooperating with UX designer to provide detailed specs to engineering team


  • Qualifications

    What you will need to be successful:

  • 5+ years of experience in product management

  • Experienced in working on a day-to-day basis with senior engineers and UX/UI researchers

  • Entrepreneurial, creative and analytical spirit

  • Strong user-focus

  • Curious mind with an appetite for solving complex issues emphatizing with use

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Fluency in English


  • Additional Information

    A few practical details about the role 

  • Start: As soon as you are ready!
  • Location: Paris HQ
  • Contract: full-time 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 strong “Fun & Serious” company 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), São Paulo, Warsaw)

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

  • A start-up spirit grounded in agility & teamwork 

  • Challenging career opportunities in a high-growth and fast-paced environment 

  • Bi-Weekly team-all BlaBlaTalks to learn from each other

  • And some other great perks!

  • Free carpooling and bus rides to live our value “Be The Member”. 

  • BlaBlaBreak which takes us all for an unforgettable weekend every 18 months

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

  • 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) nor to answer our questions in English as well. 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 3 weeks. If your application fits our requirements, we will invite you to a first call and 4 interviews.

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

    Vacancy opened 17-04-2020
    Location: Kyiv

    Job purpose :


    Company Description

    BlaBlaCar was created in 2006 with one dream in mind: fill the millions of empty seats on the road to create an efficient, affordable and friendly way to travel. Today, our global, trusted community counts 87 million members in 22 countries, enabling a smarter, large scale and truly sustainable transport network. 

    Born from a simple idea of people sharing their rides, BlaBlaCar’s ambition is to become the go-to marketplace for shared road mobility. We offer a long-distance carpooling service, a commuting carpooling service, and a long-distance bus service. A filled bus emits one third of the emissions per passenger kilometer as an average car -- so we want to fill those seats too! 

    In 2019, 100 million travelers used BlaBlaCar globally, saving 1.6 million tons of CO2. Meanwhile, we enabled human connections, bringing people closer together in more ways than one, with 87% of members believing  carpooling to be an enriching experience. 

    BlaBlaCar offers a unique international environment with a team counting 40 nationalities, serving a global member-base from 8 offices in Berlin, Kiev, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Paris (HQ), São Paulo and Warsaw. English is the official spoken language across BlaBlaCar. We are privately-held and founder-led. Our team of 700 employees is entrepreneurial, passionate and fundamentally mission-driven.

     


    Job Description

    Why join us?

    We are looking for a seasoned Deputy CTO to support our BtoB Engineering team based in Kiev and strengthen the bridge through smooth communication between our BtoB CTO and other executives and teams (Product, People, Marketing, Finance, Customer Relations and Legal) across BlaBlaCar, enabling effective cross-functional collaboration across the company. As the right-hand person of the CTO, you will be responsible for building relationships and processes, and ensuring all teams work smoothly together in an agile way. 

    You will report to the BtoB CTO based in Kiev.  

    What you will directly contribute to:

    Communication

  • Ensuring communication alignment between the Busfor B2B team and the relevant departments of the Central office: we will rely on you to communicate and collaborate with the Paris based engineering teams

  • Articulating and communicating technical challenges to cross-country stakeholders, contributing to the roadmap, both for your teams and for the Pro Partner engineering department

  • Product management

  • Performing the transformation of the existing project management processes to the standards of BlaBlaCar

  • Managing current B2B product development projects

  • Organizing training of product/project managers to improve both the efficiency of the project management process and the value of the product for the business unit

  • Management 

  • Creating and nurturing a culture of collaboration, performance, and accountability across the teams

  • Supporting the Tech Management team governance (running weekly Engineering Management team meetings, ensuring communication of the key decisions and following-up on action)


  • Qualifications

    What you will need to be successful:

  • 8+ years of experience having managed engineering teams and geographically distributed projects

  • 7+ years of overall software development lifecycle experience and product management experience

  • Significant cross-functional project experience, working with many stakeholders across countries (France - Ukraine - Russia or others)

  • Strong track record in technical contribution, ability to challenge technical solutions

  • Hands-on, detail-oriented, pragmatic and collaborative attitude

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to influence others

  • Comfortable with change, uncertainty and a high-velocity environment

  • Fluent in English & Ukrainian 


  • Additional Information

    A few practical details about the role

  • Start: As soon as you are ready!

  • Location: Ukraine - Kiev Office

  • Contract: Permanent contract

  • Compensation: Competitive package based on experience 

  • Business Trips: this position will include regular trips to Paris, France

  • 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 strong “Fun & Serious” company 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), São Paulo, Warsaw)

  • A start-up spirit grounded in agility & teamwork

  • Challenging career opportunities in a high-growth and fast-paced environment

  • Bi-Weekly team-all BlaBlaTalks to learn from each other

  • Weekly Tech Demos, so that we’re all up to date with where our product stands

  • 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)

  • The choice between the latest 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 3 weeks. If your application and profile fit our requirements, we will invite you for an interview with a Talent Acquisition Manager followed by a series of interviews.

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

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