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Data Analyst - BlaBlaLines

Created on 16-02-2019
Location Paris


Company Description

BlaBlaCar is the world’s leading long-distance carpooling platform – a global, trusted community of 70 million drivers and passengers in 22 countries. The platform connects people looking to travel long distances with drivers heading the same way, so they can travel together and share the cost. With the recent integration of a coach network and a commuter carpooling service, BlaBlaCar aims to become the go-to for shared road mobility. Affordable, convenient and user-friendly, wherever there’s a road, there’s a BlaBlaCar.

Job Description

Why join us?

BlaBlaLines is the carpooling service by BlaBlaCar focused on commuting. It is actively being developed in France and Switzerland.

You will join a small team of engineers operating in agile style at an early stage in the project. The current project goal is to iterate quickly and take over the commuting carpooling market. Our team is composed of experienced people that have worked on successful services before and have already managed to make BlaBlaLines take off to sizeable usage.

As a data analyst, you role will be to build the right set of analytics for BlaBlaLines in order to drive decision-making and product iterations. This will be achieved through constant monitoring and analyses of our marketplace, geographies, user behaviour and marketing efficiency.

Your analyses and insights will be used to drive the product strategy and growth trajectory of BlaBlaLines.

What you will contribute to:

  • Provide actionable insights and reports to the the Product manager and work as a pair with him : actively using data-insights to drive decision-making and prioritize future product features

  • Identify, analyze and monitor issues that affect our marketplace dynamics and top line growth

  • Design dashboards and educate the team on data and analytics

  • Continue building, maintaining and improving our data warehouse and pipeline


What you will need to be successful:

  • Degree in Engineering, Economics, or Operations Research

  • Experience in at least one programming language required (Python, SQL or other)

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, ability to think strategically and “outside the box”

  • Strong attention to details and the ability to step back to see the bigger picture

  • High level of autonomy and proactivity

  • Excellent communication skills: experience in synthesizing and communicating data clearly

  • Fluent in English

  • Eagerness to learn and strong willingness to make commute carpooling a reality adopted by millions globally

Nice to have skills

  • Experience with technologies of geographic data manipulation (GIS): QGIS, OSRM, Google Maps API, PostGIS, ElasticSearch

  • Experience with PostgreSQL

  • Experience with a cloud provider (GCP, AWS…)

  • Experience with Google Analytics

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 3 weeks. If your application and profile fit our requirements, we will invite you for an analytical test followed by a few onsite interviews and a case study. 

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


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