System Engineer

  • Paris, France
  • Full-time

Company Description

BlaBlaCar is the global leader in long-distance carpooling. We are an innovative and fast-growing company aimed at building a unique community of members to transform the way people travel! 

For more information about us, please visit 

Job Description

Why join us?

Do you love map reduce ? Are you motivated by getting analytics results in near real time? Then we’re definitely interested in hearing from you!

The Ops team is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated System Engineer to deal with our BI platform (Hadoop, Vertica, Dataiku Science Studio, Elasticsearch, Tableau…) and a massive amount of information, logs and metrics, in order to store, process and make them available to our Data Engineers and Analysts.

Helping us to define the right architecture for future services and bringing us your ideas and knowledge, you will build a strong sense of team spirit and cooperation with Data and Infra teams.

What you will directly contribute to:

  • Ensuring the availability and performance of our Data platform;
  • Choosing metrics and implementing monitoring probes to get the most accurate view of our platform behaviors;
  • Maintaining existing infrastructure, planing and realizing future evolutions;
  • Orchestrating infrastructure delivery for new features in coordination with Data dev;
  • Providing advice to the data team to help them get the most from our infra.


What you will need to be successful:

  • Solid Linux experience;
  • Scripting ability in Python (experience in Java will be a plus);
  • Knowledge about map reduce development (knowledge of Spark will be a plus);
  • Be humble, structured, organized, motivated by innovation and a relentless doer; 
  • Enjoy working as a team-player and learning from others.

Additional Information

A few practical details about the role: 

  • Start: As soon as you are ready!
  • Location: Paris HQ 
  • Contract: Long-term 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; 
  • The choice between the latest Mac or PC equipment;
  • 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;
  • Weekly BlaBlaTalks when we learn from each other;
  • And many more benefits - check them out on
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 4 weeks. If your application and profile fit our requirements, we will invite you to a short phone call.


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