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Senior Software Engineer Backend - Inventory

Paris

Vacancy opened 06-06-2019

Agile
Java
MariaDB
Scrum
Spring
Symfony

Description

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?

In order to address its upcoming challenges, BlaBlaCar is migrating its Backend Architecture to a Service Oriented one. Within the Inventory team, you will have the opportunity to scale BlaBlaCar’s core business and help us become the number #1 destination for road transport.

By joining our experimented and talented engineering team, you will contribute to design and develop a new service dedicated to the very core of BlaBlaCar: trip publication and booking; making sure it is robust and scalable.

The core of our stack is composed of Java, Kafka, MariaDB, PHP/Symfony (legacy).

Thanks to your technical expertise and communication skills you will work closely with our front-end squads and product experts.

What you will directly contribute to:

  • Reporting to the Engineering Manager, in a team of 3 engineers (to date);

  • Building a robust and scalable backend service that support BlaBlaCar websites and mobile apps;

  • Working on a CQRS and Event Sourcing architecture;

  • Taking part in the design definition of the services and their APIs to ensure they are scalable, robust and easy to use;

  • Interacting with multiple internal stakeholders (front-end developers, product managers, business analysts, data scientists, etc.);

  • Deploying and operating your services to production and ensuring they are performing as expected through monitoring and instrumentation;

  • Helping us improving our agile team processes (Scrum methodology) and animating some of our team rituals.

Qualifications

What you will need to be successful:

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

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

● A strong ability to lead analysis based on product specifications and needs; 

● Practical knowledge of ops tools (monitoring, deployment, containers, linux…) and 

willingness to contribute to building a true DevOps environment;

● Experience in Service Oriented Architecture ecosystem, as well as technologies such as Kafka, 

PHP/Symfony, Docker, is a plus;

● A first experience in Event-Driven Architecture (EDA) is a strong plus; 

● Product-oriented spirit with the ambition to deliver the best experience to end-users; 

● Be humble, structured, organized, motivated by innovation and a relentless doer;  

● Enjoy working as a team-player and learning from others;

● Fluent in spoken and written English; proficiency in French is a plus. 

Additional Information

A few practical details about the role:

  • Start: As soon as you are ready!

  • Location: Paris

  • Contract: Long-term contract

  • 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;

  • Opportunity to attend Tech conferences in France and Europe.

A few practical details about the role:

  • Start: As soon as you are ready!

  • Location: Paris HQ

  • Contract: Permanent contract

  • 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 the latest Mac or PC equipment (for Tech only)

  • Opportunity to attend Tech conferences in France and Europe (for Tech only)

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). 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 complete an online test. If you pass the test, a video interview, several on-site interviews and a business case will follow.

All your information will be kept confidential.

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

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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
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