Front-End Web Engineer (Open to full remote from France)

Job title: Front-End Web Engineer (Open to full remote from France)

Company: BlaBlaCar

Job description: Company Description

About BlaBlaCar

BlaBlaCar is the world’s leading carpooling platform, created with one dream in mind: leveraging technology to fill the millions of empty seats on the road. We offer long- and short-distance carpooling as well as a bus marketplace, with the mission to become the go-to marketplace for shared road mobility.

Today, our community counts over 90 million travellers in 22 countries, creating a smarter, friendlier and carbon-saving transport network. Every year, our community saves 1.6 million tons of CO2e by sharing the road, equivalent to the CO2 emissions generated by Paris traffic in a year. But it doesn’t stop here – our team of 250+ engineers is developing innovative algorithms to further unlock the potential of shared travel and multiply its impact.

We’re looking for people to join our journey – people who care, who are driven by impact and innovation, and who want to thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. We offer a flexible workplace where we count on each other to take initiative. So join the ride – we can’t wait to see where it takes you.

Job Description

We are looking for a Front-End Web Engineer to join our team. Along with 11 talented front-end engineers, you will contribute to the Single Page Application project whose goal is to migrate our website out of our PHP monolith to a responsive web app in an API centric model.

Our new stack includes state of the art web frameworks (ES6, TypeScript, React, saga, redux, jest, webpack, etc.) and server-side rendering with NodeJS.

We work in an agile way and are organized in front-end squads, focused on a given product scope (e.g. search, booking, etc.).

What you will directly contribute to

  • Enhancing and maintaining SPA complex technical stack: 3 million page views per day in 22 countries
  • Developing and maintaining our new design system by challenging UX members and participating in product reviews
  • Launching new features while keeping a high-quality codebase
  • Optimizing the carpooling experience while integrating our new BlaBlaBus product


What you will need to be successful:

  • Excellent proficiency in JavaScript (ES6, ES7), HTML5, CSS3
  • Ability to modify and challenge a complex front-end web technical stack
  • Experience in building and maintaining scalable and high-quality software
  • Proven experience with a JavaScript framework such as React or Angular in an API centric ecosystem would be a plus
  • Prior experience in TypeScript or back-end technologies such as Java, PHP Symfony, would be a plus
  • Product-oriented spirit with the ambition to deliver the best experience to our members
  • Fluent in spoken and written English, proficiency French is a plus

Additional Information

What we have to offer

  • 🌎 An international environment: over 35 nationalities across 7 countries: France, Germany, Spain, Ukraine, Russia, Brazil, Poland.
  • 💡 Opportunities to learn: 360 onboarding weeks, weekly team-all BlaBlaTalks to learn about what other teams are up to, International Weeks to mingle with other offices, regular Q&A sessions with our leadership, honest discussions about our company KPIs, ‚Fail, Learn, Succeed‘ moments where we destigmatize and share moments of failure with others.
  • 🚀 Innovation: Coding Nights to pitch ideas outside our roadmap and make development dreams come true, weekly Product & Tech Demos and blogs to share engineering stories, access to top conferences across Europe.
  • 🌱 Impact: building a product that has a real impact on society and the environment, and sharing an office culture that prioritizes low-waste and eco-friendly practices.
  • 💜 People-first: wind down from work at our BlaBlaShows, BlaBlaBreak retreats, weekly breakfasts and afterworks (when the sanitary conditions permit it) or meme battles on Slack.
  • 🧭 Shared company principles that guide us in our everyday decision-making and bring us closer to our goal. Find out more about our


Your Future Benefits

  • 🏡 Tailor-made remote policy: from 2 days per week to full remote (to be discussed with the Talent Acquisition Manager during the first call).
  • 💰 A fair & competitive salary package
  • 🚀Employee Stock Ownership plan
  • 🎈Holidays: 10 days off in addition to the legal 25 days
  • 🌍 Relocation package and visa sponsorship to welcome you wherever you are currently based
  • 👶 Parental policy (we are a signatory of the #ParentalAct)
  • 🎒 Trainings & career development programs
  • 🚗Free carpooling & 🚌 bus-rides wherever whenever

Interested in joining the ride?

Here’s 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 60-min video-call with

, our Engineering Manager * several fully remote exercises to evaluate your technical skills (pari programming, design review)

  • a 60-min video-call with

, our VP Frontend

Usually, our hiring process lasts on average 20-25 days and offers usually come within 48 hours.

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

Expected salary:

Location: Paris

Job date: Sat, 19 Jun 2021 04:23:15 GMT

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