Software Engineer PHP - Content Startup

Paris, IDF, FranceFull-time

Company Description

We are music and tech fans 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 a talented and enthusiastic Backend Engineer to join the Content Startup. 

We are one of a handful of product tech departments at Deezer, which we call startups internally. Our scope covers everything related to content, which starts with ingesting new deliveries (be it music releases, but also podcasts or lyrics among others) into our catalog, continuously cleaning and curating its content by providing internal tools and automation, goes on with serving this content back to our end users through our different access points (mobile and desktop apps, website, APIs) and is concluded by reporting highly detailed usage data to content providers and right holders for analysis and royalties distribution. In short: we connect Deezer users and content creators through robust ingestion, engaging display and smart data feedback.

What you will do ? 
You will be working on a wide range of backend features that are all somehow related to Deezer Backstage, a portal dedicated to music providers, labels, managers and artists. You will be responsible and contribute to enhancing the product whilst considering performance problems.


We are looking for someone who: 

  • is a proactive, autonomous team player that is 1000% curious about technology & music
  • has 2+ years experience in PHP development with a good experience with a web framework such as Symfony
  • understands that unit tests are important and knows PHPUnit
  • has already contributed to a Javascript project (React is a great plus)
  • is at ease with communicating in English

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