Engineering Manager - User Growth

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

We are looking for an experienced Engineering Manager to lead a team of talented cross-disciplinary engineers (iOS, Android, Backend, Frontend) which main objective is to optimise incoming traffic to bring new valuable users to Deezer’s service.

The position consists of 3 main missions: 

  • Mastering User Growth team’s functional and technical scope by working hands in hand with your product’s pairs and external stakeholders in charge of it

  • Ensuring your team’s work is qualitative, consistent across platforms, well balanced between stack’s and team’s projects, and delivered in a smooth & efficient way

  • Developing your team skills along with Technical Experts, to maximize their day-to-day impact over company’s kpis, while aiming at making them autonomous

By joining Deezer and the User Growth team, you will:

  • Be the main technical point of contact of Marketing teams by supporting them on coordinating projects aligned with company’s objectives 

  • Build with your team “product-agnostic” solutions, that can be used in several contexts, while ensuring they are properly documented

  • Work closely with User Growth’s product team to define delivery’s strategy and high level projects’ specifications, with a focus on creating value iteratively 

  • Define and monitor closely team solutions’ vitals, to ensure they works as expected by proactively identify their potential flaws

  • Develop your team’s member skills to help them progressing in their career and reaching their personal goals, by providing them the right environment to do so

  • Challenge architectures suggested by your team to make them flexible, scalable, reliable and in-line with Deezer’s technical standards 

  • Monitor team’s efficiency and refine internal processes & workflows with external teams you work with, while stepping-up to resolve conflicts or remove impediments, if needed 

  • Define priorities and build a common roadmap along with your product’s pairs and team’s stakeholders, without forgetting stack and “debt reduction” topics


What we are looking for :

  • 3+ years experience in managing a cross-disciplinary engineering team
  • Skilled in designing cross-stack functional architectures
  • Full proficiency in english
  • Good communication skills and capacity to adapt to non-technical interlocutors
  • Experience in "mobile-first" environments
  • Capacity to inspire a vision and drive change across team’s members
  • Strong background in organizing & overseeing the development, release and proactive maintenance of projects in a high volumetry context

Bonus points :

  • Understanding of Growth Marketing problematics and Acquisition Tools
  • Capable to zoom-out and consider the big picture to anticipate other potential needs, without falling into over-thinking or over-engineering
  • Ability to learn, to be creative and innovative when facing challenges

Additional Information

Life @ Deezer Paris

  • Start-up environment and philosophy
  • Highly motivated and product-focused people ready to drive innovation
  • In-house Deezer Sessions with your favorite artists, gig tickets
  • Hackathons & meetups
  • Friday drinks, summer and winter parties
  • A stocked kitchen with free drinks and snacks
  • Areas to relax and collaborate with beanbags, guitars and table football
  • An ‘at home’ vibe, with great outdoor spaces
  • Gym access at Deezer HQ with lunch-time yoga, pilates and boxing classes
  • Start-up environment and philosophy

If you feel like this is the right opportunity for you, press play!

We are an equal opportunity employer.