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Site Reliability Engineer - Databases Team

CDI • Paris, France

Cette offre est lié au département Infrastructure

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(e)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 100 million travelers in 22 countries, creating a smarter, friendlier and carbon-saving transport network(e)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(e)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(e)We offer a flexible workplace where we count on each other to take initiative(e)So join the ride – we can’t wait to see where it takes you.

Your Mission

By joining our Foundations department, you will be working alongside talented individuals grouped in small agile teams that each have strong ownership on their piece of these goals(e)
Foundations is composed of six teams which “provide consistent, easy to use, infrastructures, services, and expertise to support BlaBlaCar’s growth and evolution”. 

The Database Reliability (DBRE) team is responsible for designing, building and maintaining BlaBlaCar’s datastores infrastructure in a fast-paced environment(e)The team’s working toward a vision: “We provide reliable services and expertise that enable BlaBlaCar engineers to master their databases at scale in an easy and safe way.” 

Projects and team bandwidth are dedicated to three missions:
- “Design, build and propose database-related services with obsession set on reliability and user's autonomy.”
- “Collaborate with software engineers in building standards to fulfill BlaBlaCar's ambitions on reliability, performance, and compliance domains.”
- “Promote best practices and solutions through open-minded and attractive communications.”

Technical stack:
- Core Infrastructure: Kubernetes, Google Cloud Platform
- GitOps/Delivery: GitHub, Terraform, Flux, Helm, Jenkins
- Datastores: MariaDB, Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Kafka
- Observability: Datadog, PagerDuty
- Languages: Go for Infra/Tooling, Java and PHP for backend services

Your Responsibilities

  • Leverage SRE principles to guarantee a best in class datastores platform
  • Ensure a positive 360° collaboration with Software Engineers and other Foundations teams to ensure “reliability is a product feature”
  • Actively share findings and practices through different communication channels: documentation, article and live sessions

Your Qualifications

  • Relevant experience operating large-scale production systems and web services
  • Willingness to focus on datastore expertise
  • High experience in SQL databases (modeling, query optimization)
  • “Measure to Improve” and “Eliminating Toil” are parts of your native language
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good knowledge in configuration management and “infra-as-code” practices
  • Hands on experience on containerized environments, Docker and Kubernetes
  • 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: 45 nationalities across 6 countries: Brazil, France, Poland, Russia, Spain, and Ukraine.
  • ⚖️ A flexible workplace: with our hybrid remote setup and family-friendly policies, we are masters of our own schedules and work-life balance, no questions asked.
  • 💡 A culture of sharing: 360 onboarding weeks, weekly team-all BlaBlaTalks to learn about what other teams are up to, Q&A sessions with our leadership, shared 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 dev’ 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 weekly breakfasts and afterworks, or show off your talent at our annual BlaBlaShow.
  • 🧭 Shared company principles that guide us in our everyday decision-making and bring us closer to our goal(e)Find out more about our BlaBlaPrinciples.

Your Future Benefits

  • We offer benefits that have a positive impact on you and our society, just like our product!
  • We are flexible - We adapt to your needs:
  • 🏠Full remote possible within your country of employment
  • 💵Home office financial support for equipment
  • 🚗Relocation package & visa support

  • We are impactful - We shape our future together:
  • 📈Equity for all program
  • 🌳Company events like the impact day & coding nights
  • 💻Learning possibilities through trainings, mentoring, internal development programs, and events.
  • 🚌Free carpooling and bus rides

  • We care - We care about you and your needs:
  • 👶1 month additional parental leave 100% paid
  • 🌴25 vacation days per year
  • Of course we also cover the basics like transportation, healthcare, meal plan, etc.
  • *Full remote: work from anywhere in France

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 45-min video-call with Maxime Fouilleul, Engineer Manager (DBRE)
  • a fully remote exercise to evaluate your technical skills
  • a 60-min video-call with Foundations engineers to discuss about infrastructure and SRE practices
  • a 60-min video-call with your future team DBRE to discuss about databases
  • a 45-min video-call with our VP, Nicolas Salvy
  • Our hiring process lasts on average 20-25 days and offers usually come within 48 hours.
BlaBlaCar is an equal opportunity employer(e)We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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

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