Engineering Program Manager

  • Paris, France
  • Full-time

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

What you will directly contribute to:

  • Drive and give tempo to critical projects while ensuring the team continue working in an autonomous and agile way

  • Work with the different engineering managers to organise the overall delivery of cross functional software projects

  • Work with the teams to figure ways to remove organisational and technical blockers allowing the project to go forward smoothly

  • Advocate for process improvements and better software Program Management methods for the organization


What we are looking for:

  • A history of managing multiple, concurrent software projects involving cross functional groups. Must understand the software development lifecycle.

  • Must excel at decision-making, consensus building and conflict management. Must be able to juggle multiple, competing priorities while ensuring details are not lost. Must be able to communicate and act upon risks appropriately. Must possess strong analytical and communication skills.

  • Strong technical acumen is required, with basic knowledge of key technologies and tools such as Java, Google Cloud Platform. Experience working on product driven environment is a plus. This knowledge doesn’t need to be completely hands-on, but at a level of understanding required to drive development tasks and identify and resolve issues in development projects as they arise.

  • Prior experience as a software developer and/or engineering manager 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

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 2 weeks.  If your application fits our requirements, we will invite you for several face-to-face interviews with the team.

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