Software Engineer

  • Full-time

Company Description

BlaBlaCar is the global leader in long-distance ridesharing. We are a fast-growing company aiming 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?

You will join one of our dedicated agile cross-skills tribes (Growth, Monetize, Care, Trust,…), operating as a mini-startup within BlaBlaCar. Each tribe is comprised of rockstar profiles with a strong entrepreneurial mindset: backend engineer, mobile engineer, front-end engineer, UX designer, product manager and data scientist. You will also belong to the larger Tech group, a talented crew of developers spread across the organization in other agile teams with whom you can share core skills and knowledge.

You will have full autonomy regarding the technical back-end, collaborating with software engineers from other tribes to ensure sync and going into the right direction. Our technical stack is mostly based on PHP with Symfony, but the following technologies also play a key role: Java, RabbitMQ, ElasticSearch, MySQL, memCached, Redis.


What you will need to be successful:

  • Exceptional proficiency in web development or outstanding ability to learn;
  • Believe in the power of technology as a global game changer;
  • Out of the box thinking and mindset of constant knowledge sharing;
  • Implacable willingness to build massive, solid and reliable tools that scale; 
  • Strong culture of A/B testing, decisions led by impact and care for the big picture;
  • Assertive contribution to the decision making process and team roadmap;
  • True team spirit that embraces the power that agility assigns to developers;
  • Firm belief that “Done is better than perfect” and that “The member is the boss” are compelling values;
  • A fun attitude.

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;
  • Recurring access to technical conferences all over the world;
  • Team Hackathons (complimentary sleeping bag);
  • The choice between the latest Mac or PC equipment;
  • An inspiring working environment including state-of-the-art office spaces;
  • Free ridesharing 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 us, please send your resume (PDF format) and answers to our questions in English; 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 fits our requirements, we will invite you for an online test and a phone interview, followed by two in-house interview sessions including a technical test.