Head of Engineering - Core Product Listeners m/f/d

Head of Engineering - Core Product Listeners m/f/d

Full-time Paris, IDF, France

Company Description


From a pioneer tech start-up created in 2007, Deezer has become one of the first French unicorns and the second largest independent music streaming platform in the world.

At sixteen years old, we’re only just coming of age. Now listed on #EuroNext, Deezer is a rapidly-growing, cutting-edge player in the music streaming market. If you want an environment where you can make your voice heard and be at the forefront of music and tech, look no further!

We believe music is all about embracing the things that make us different. 

Deezer is a vibrant community that celebrates uniqueness, diversity and individuality, and thrives on collaboration.

Our international and passionate teams pride themselves on being at the forefront of the music experience, going beyond streaming and helping the world to Live the Music. We’re constantly evolving alongside our customers, partners, artists and employees — striving to make Deezer the most personal and innovative streaming service in the world.  

Ready for an electrifying journey? Apply now and do your part in bringing extraordinary music experiences to people’s lives!

**Join Us**

Job Description

Deezer Core Product oversees the native Deezer applications, as well as the infrastructure and solutions that support these applications. Within Core Product, Team Listener is specifically tasked with developing and maintaining Deezer's native applications (Android, iOS, Web), consisting of 60 developers and QA analysts. This team plays a pivotal role in materializing the product vision and upholding the reliability of the Deezer app.

As the Head of Engineering, your responsibility is to lead this team effectively. This includes ensuring their commitment and successful delivery, coordinating with other product and technology teams to assist them in fulfilling their objectives, maintaining the codebase, and step-by-step realization of our product vision.

What you will do:

  • Lead and engage a large technical team
  • Work closely with the Head of Delivery and the Heads of Product
  • Inspire, drive and develop Engineering Managers
  • Ensure the technical work is following the industry standard
  • Support Engineering Managers in all aspects of their mission


This role is excellent for a person with:

  • Proven experience as a Head of Engineering or similar leadership role in application development.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Proven track record of delivering and maintaining successful and innovative applications.
  • Demonstrated success in leading and managing high-performing engineering teams.
  • Strong technical background in application development, with expertise in both iOS and Android platforms.

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!

Additional Information

At Deezer, you can be your true self as we believe that #everyvoicematters. We strive to build an inclusive culture and foster a diverse environment. Because we care and want to ensure each employee feels welcome and safe at work, we continuously focus on fighting biases and helping diverse teams work well together through multiple learning opportunities, e-learnings and workshops right from the onboarding :

  • Regular Diversity & Inclusion internal and external talks

  • Dedicated employee work streams on Gender equity, Ethnicity & Culture, Disability and LGBTQ+

  • Multiple e-learnings and mandatory training sessions for all managers

  • English and French courses for all, so that everyone can connect and feel included

Beyond benefits like health insurance, transportation, we offer you extra perks like:

  • A Deezer premium family account for free

  • Access to gym classes

  • Deezer parties several times a year and drinks every thursday

  • Allowance for sports, travelling and culture …

  • Meal vouchers

  • Great offices always located in dynamic and attractive districts, whether in Paris, London, Berlin or Sao Paulo!

  • Hybrid remote work policy

If you want to learn more about life and culture at Deezer, please visit our Welcome to the Jungle page here !

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