Senior Backend Engineer - Java (open to remote)

Paris or Remote from France /
Engineering – Back-end /
/ Remote
About BlaBlaCar
BlaBlaCar is the world’s leading community-based travel network, connecting over 100 million members across 22 countries looking to carpool or travel by bus. By sharing rides and filling empty seats on the road, our community avoids 1.6 million tons of CO2 emissions every year (as if Paris was free of road traffic for a year!)
We are a global and diverse team of 700+ people with 45+ nationalities, and headquartered in Paris. We’re constantly looking for new ways to leverage technology to create a more affordable, convenient, flexible and sustainable way to travel. And we are always on the lookout for people who care about making a positive impact.

Your Mission
We are looking for two Senior Backend Engineers - Java to join our Search and Pro Connect squads within the Demand team at BlaBlaCar. The team's mission is to offer the best-in-class booking experience for our members while generating revenue from our carpooling activity. The Search squad focuses on building a fast and reliable search engine for our members (carpooling, bus and train inventory) while the Pro Connect Squad is leading the technical integration of external Pro supply into BlaBlaCar's platform.
You will be reporting to the Engineering Manager of the squad and working with a team of 5 Engineers.

Your Responsabilities:

    • Own the full application's lifecycle, from early conception meetings to development, test strategy, deployment and monitoring
    • Work on complex, cross-teams problems and bring a strategic vision within the team
    • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand their needs and share with them your technical expertise
    • Act as a role model within your squad, providing support and expertise to your team members
    • Work with our technical stack: Java, Spring Boot, MariaDB, Kubernetes, Docker, Datadog, GCP

Your qualifications:

    • You are fluent in object-oriented language development (ideally Java), and frameworks like Spring Boot
    • You have experience leading a project from start to finish
    • You have strong communication skills and know how to interact with various stakeholders (technical and non-technical)
    • You know how to find a balance between quality of delivery and fast iterations
    • You are fluent in English

    • If you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above, tell us why you’d still be a great fit for this role in your application!

What we have to offer:

    • 🌎 An international environment with over 45+ nationalities
    • ⚖️ A hybrid, flexible workplace with family-friendly policies
    • 💡 Learning opportunities via access to training, mentorship, internal development programs, or our weekly team-all BlaBlaTalks and Tech & Product Demos
    • 🤝 Team-building events like our weekly afterworks, breakfasts, our annual Coding Night or Impact Day
    • 🌱 A product and a workplace with a strong commitment to sustainability
    • 🧭 Shared BlaBlaPrinciples that are the foundation of our culture and everyday decisionsTo know more, check out our 100 reasons to join BlaBlaCar!

We are dedicated to flexibility, growth, and well-being at work:

    • Full remote possible in the country of the role
    • 1 additional month parental leave 100% paid
    • Financial support for home office equipment
    • Relocation package and visa support
    • Free unlimited carpooling & bus rides
    • Employee Stock Ownership plan
    • Minimum 25 days holiday per year
    • Local meal plan policies (Swile card in France)
    • Forfait Mobilité Durable

Here is what your hiring journey will look like:

    • a 45-min video-call with one of our Talent Acquisition Managers to get to know you, understand your career expectations and answer your questions
    • a 90-min video call with two of our engineers to run a coding live exercise along with a code review
    • a 60-min video calls to assess your problem-solving skills through a design exercise with two of our engineers
    • a 60-min video-call with one of our Engineering Managers
    • a 45-min video-call with our VP Engineering

    • Usually, our hiring process lasts on average 20-25 days and offers usually come within 48 hours after the final step in the process.
BlaBlaCar is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.