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Senior Software Engineer Backend - Monetization

Created on 12-03-2019
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

Within the BlaBlaCar Monetization team, you’ll be building the heart of our payment platform dedicated to our international users. We are building a resilient ecosystem based on a service oriented architecture that aims at helping our different internal entities to manage their own offers.

As Senior Engineer, you will lead the design of our solutions, making sure they are robust and scalable. You’ll contribute to the development of new features, you’ll mentor younger engineers and bring technical expertise to our product and business experts.

Why join us?

Two of the main priorities for the next 12 months are:

  • Continue the ongoing migration to a fully Service Oriented Architecture

  • Implement and support monetization of BlaBlaCar in many other countries, by implementing new business rules and new means of payment

  • Develop monetization of our other business units (BlaBlaLines, etc.)

What you will directly contribute to

  • Participate to the design, development and maintenance of new Java services to contribute to our SOA migration

  • Improving and maintaining our existing payment stack, composed of Java and PHP services

  • Participate to the whole application lifecycle, meaning : early-meetings, conception, development, tests strategy, deploy to production, monitoring, alerting and support

  • Launching new monetization models

  • Implementing new means of payment in different countries

  • Developing your skills around a sensitive element of the BlaBlaCar infrastructure


What you will need to be successful

  • 5+ years of experience in engineering teams within tech companies

  • Fluency in Object-Oriented language development (mainly using Java and PHP programming language) and eager to constantly learn new things

  • Good SOA architecture knowledges

  • Strong SQL skills (mainly MySQL)

  • Knowledges in the following frameworks would be highly appreciated  : Spring, Spring boot, MyBatis, JUnit, Mockito, Git, Docker, Kubernetes, GCP, ELK, Go ...

  • A first experience in a Billing/Rating environment would be a plus

  • Startup mindset where finding the good balance between fast iterations and quality delivery is key to the success of the project

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

  • Hands-on, source of proposals and collaborative attitude

  • Fluent in spoken and written English, proficiency French is a plus

  • A fun and serious attitude

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 a first call followed by 3/4 onsite 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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