Lead SRE

Paris, FranceFull-time

Company Description

We are music and tech fans hailing from all over the globe, working to make Deezer the most personal music streaming service. From data scientists to tech experts, artists & labels specialists to marketers, and even in-house music editors, our team is spreading the love for music to over 180 countries. Supporting local and international artists and bringing them closer to their fans is our mission - we believe music is about diversity, multiculturalism and togetherness. Ready to join the team? We're all ears.

Our values:

  • Just Hack it! | We dare to challenge the status quo and believe innovation is part of our DNA.

  • We are P.O.P. | We are Passionate + Optimistic + Proud. Nothing can stop us.

  • Believe in Better | We believe in better product, better speed and better people.

  • One for All | And all for one! We stick together and trust each other.

Deezer at a glance

  • 16M active users

  • 180+ countries

  • 73M tracks

  • 100M playlsits

  • 50+ Deezer Editors

Job Description

How about you?

The new Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) Team at Deezer is looking for an experienced Lead Site Reliability Engineer for living thrilling adventures. Your mission will be to make the Deezerien.ne.s autonomous and efficient at handling reliable, highly scalable and fast services by accelerating the adoption of the Core Solutions, the SOA and SRE Strategies and his principles. You and your team will be confronted with various challenges tied to high traffic and high availability problems. You will work closely with other Tech teams (Infrastructure, Backend, Data, etc.) to build and operate efficient, reliable, and scalable environments for customers and Deezerien.ne.s

What you will do:

As a Lead SRE at Core, you will:

  • Provide technical direction and strategies for each startups to move forward on the Deezer Tech Strategy

  • Build a motivated team and ensure team members performance and self development

  • Ensure consistency within the organisation and be the team’s representative

  • Work closely with the rest of the startup and other startups

  • Ensure Codebase quality and ensure deliverability


What we are looking for:

  • Bac +5 - Engineer / Management (Development or Infrastructure)

  • 5+ years of experience as a SRE and successful experience as a Manager


  • Great knowledge and adherence on SRE principles

  • Significant experience on a service-oriented architecture in production

  • Leadership & Accountability, ownership & influence capacity

  • Collaboration & Team work

  • Change management & innovation

  • Communicating Effectively

  • Rigorous and organized

  • Fluent in French and Conversational in English

Our new platform runs on a Kubernetes cluster hosted on bare metal servers, with MariaDB and Cassandra as our databases of choice. Our monitoring systems are based on ELK (logging), Kafka (event sourcing) and Prometheus (metrics). The languages chosen at Deezer are PHP, Scala, Go, Typescript, Python and Rust. We also used other tools like Jenkins, Ansible, Helm, Terraform, Git

Additional Information

Life @ Deezer HQ

  • Start-up environment with an at home vibe and outdoor space

  • Kitchen stocked with free drinks and snacks daily

  • Friday drinks & seasonal parties

  • Gym access, plus yoga, pilates and boxing classes

  • English and French language courses 

  • Hackathons & meetups

We are an equal opportunity employer