Engineering Manager Backend

Paris, IDF, FranceFull-time

Company Description

Deezer is a global music streaming service with over 73 million of tracks and a leading presence in 200 countries.

Behind the code and the pixels is our team of 600 music lovers, and we’re building something incredible together. Want in? If you’re looking for an adventure, not just an internship, and you fancy seeing ideas come to life in a heartbeat, you’re in the right place.

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. 

Lead the Back End Team within Core Product:

  • Lead a talented and motivated technical team
  • Define and lead a long term direction for the Backend 
  • Ensure the technical work is following the industry standard
  • Inspire, drive and develop the talents
  • Animate & develop the Community of Practice


What we are looking for:

Hardskills : 

  • Successful experience(s) as a manager
  • Experience in managing managers
  • Strong knowledge in PHP
  • Proficient with at least one other programming languages (Go, Rust, Typescript)
  • Strong experience in engineering - code versioning, tests, review
  • Strong experience of service-oriented architecture in production
  • 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)

Softskills : 

  • Leadership
  • Proper planning, prioritizing and alignment
  • Communication skills
  • Solving complex problems
  • Agility
  • Emotional intelligence

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 (when allowed again)
> English and French language courses
> Hackathons & meetups