Backend Engineer - Partnerships

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.

Job Description

The Partnerships Team mission is to implement the Deezer ecosystem on every possible device. Deezer has signed major deals with partners and carriers all over the world (mobile operators, audio/video manufacturers...), and we help our partners to integrate our SDKs, develop all the necessary features and tools in order to make discover and enjoy our service to new users every day. Being part of our engineering team means you’ll work on various subjects. 

 If this sounds fun to you, come and join our Partnerships Team to take part in this great adventure, where everything you do makes Deezer even more accessible.

What you will do:

  • Improve our APIs and SDKs to power the user experience with our partners,
  • Build new features with our partners such as Google, Amazon, Sonos, Bose, Waze...
  • Evolve CI/CD and deployment processes to improve team efficiency while maintaining a high level of security & quality
  • Collaborate with Business, Product, and other engineers to continuously improve the current platform and build the vision of the future one  
  • Build the technical stack’s vision / code standards along with other stack Leads and evangelize them within teams 
  • Drive initiatives to improve technical architecture and team efficiency, while ensuring their purpose & effects are well understood


What we are looking for:

  • You are open-minded, you love to give your opinion and to listen to the ideas of your colleagues
  • You want to share things with your colleagues and participate in the team's life with your good mood
  • You are proactive in identifying opportunities to improve team’s efficiency by adopting new technologies, programming languages, tools, or architecture principles
  • You are not afraid of working on both homemade frameworks and industry ones
  • You have previous experience in transforming a monolithic architecture to Service-oriented one
  • You are DevOps-minded and like to build and maintain a CI/CD, with a proven experience on Docker & Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of GO, Typescript, GraphQL is a big plus


  • 5+ years of web development experience
  • Strong knowledge in PHP
  • Strong engineering skills (performance optimization, code versioning, tests, review)
  • Strong understanding of Object-Oriented Programming, SOLID principles, and architecture in a Backend environment
  • Experience in working on large and complex code bases at scale
  • Proven experience in building and maintaining high-traffic applications in production
  • Confidence with unit and functional testing.

Soft skills:

  • Good communication skills and the capacity to adapt to non-technical interlocutors
  • At ease in teamwork, familiar with agile methodology and pair-programming
  • Autonomous and rigorous behavior, committed to achieving goals
  • Ability to learn, to be creative and innovative when facing challenges
  • Fluent in writing well-documented procedures and expressing opinions using English

Additional Information

Life @ Deezer HQ

  • Start-up environment with an at home vibe and outdoor space
  • Highly motivated and product-focused people ready to drive innovation
  • Thursday drinks & seasonal parties
  • Gym access at Deezer HQ, with lunch-time yoga and pilates classes
  • Kitchen stocked with free drinks and snacks daily
  • English and French language courses 
  • Regular hackathons & meetups
  • Work from Home & flexible remote