Senior Backend Engineer (Paris ou Bordeaux)

Paris, IDF, 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

The Team

The Core Startup main role is to enable product & tech teams to efficiently & autonomously build the most reliable & delightful experience by providing high quality platforms, services, components & support, helping teams find the right balance between reliability & innovation. 

You will integrate the Backend Foundation team and will develop robust and flexible backend foundations to provide Deezer’s customers and the most secured and delightful experience

What you will do:

  • Develop/maintain core libraries and components

  • Implement and maintain Core Features on Playback and Service Access and End User Features

  • Help technical teams with the architecture of their projects

  • Ensure up-to-date backend best practices


What we are looking for:

  • 5 years experience in software engineering with significant experience on a service-oriented architecture in production

  • Proficient with at least two programming languages (Go, PHP, Typescript)

  • Strong and proven software skills (code design and quality, SOLID, DDD, Automated tests, API / HTTP, GraphQL)

  • Knowledge on Site Reliability Engineering skills (Monitoring, docker, git, MySQL, memcache, unix, network)

  • Must be proactive, self-directed and organised

  • Good communication skills and the capacity to adapt

  • Fluency in English or French

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