Lead Engineering Full stack - Feature teams at BlaBlaCar
Paris, FR
BlaBlaCar is the global leader in long-distance carpooling. We’re an innovative and fast-growing company building a unique community of 50+ million members to transform the way people travel across the world.

One of BlaBlaCar’s core ambitions is to build the largest people-powered travel network in the world. To achieve that goal, we set ourselves high and ambitious targets, bringing tech and data to the heart of a renewed product experience and company strategy.

The engineering and product team:

Two of the key company priorities for the next 12 months are:

the ongoing migration from a monolith architecture to a service- oriented architecture, from a PHP/Symphony stack towards a Java / JS- dominated one.
exciting product evolutions, based on smart geo- matching and practical algorithms that give a personalized experience to each individual user a personalized experience.

By joining our Engineering team, you will be working alongside talented individuals grouped in small agile teams that each have strong ownership on their piece of these goals.

The core of our stack is composed of Java, React, Android, Swift, Go, Python, PHP/Symfony2, KafKa, ElasticSearch, Cassandra, Redis

Job Description

To structure our Engineering team, we are looking for highly performing individuals with strong technical background, that are driven by impact on end users.

By joining one of the Feature teams, you will be focusing on the core of product evolutions and scalability across all our client apps (web, web mobile, iOS, Android).

As Lead Engineer and reporting to an Engineering Manager, your role is to lead the design, development and implementation of software across various apps that is stable and scalable for the agile team you will be working with.

Role and responsibilities within the organisation:
Being in charge of tech solution choices from architecture design to effective delivery in production
Animating daily delivery pace through agile processes (sprints, ceremonies, daily stand ups...)
Spending >50% of your time as individual engineer contributor within the team
Communicating constructively with stakeholders about estimated sizing, deadlines and evolution in delivery pace
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 new comers on any given project.
5-8 years experience in engineering teams within hyper-growth tech companies.
Strong track record in technical contribution.
Master 2+ tech languages (a mix of React JS and/or native iOS/Android + back-end experience is a strong plus) and eager to constantly learn new technologies.
Engineering diploma
Several years working with agile methods.
Comfortable with change, uncertainty and a high velocity environment.
Entrepreneurial, hands-on, pragmatic and collaborative attitude.
Fluent in English, 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 (CDI)
Benefits: Competitive package combined with challenging career opportunities in a high-growth environment
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 “Think it. Build it. Use it.”
Annual BlaBlaBreak which takes us all for an unforgettable weekend.
Many team gathering: weekly breakfast and drinks, dinners, parties.
The choice between the latest Mac or PC equipment.
And many more benefits - check them out on BlaBlaCar.com/dreamjobs.

What is next?

If you are ready to join our exciting journey, please apply below: upload your resume in English (PDF format) and tell us why you’d like to join.

You can expect us to review your application within the following two weeks. If your application and profile fit our requirements, we’ll invite you for a phone interview and outline the full interview process to you.