Lead Front End Engineer - User Platform

Paris, Île-de-France, 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.

The team

Join the User Platform Team and be the one shaping the future of Deezer! Our mission is to think, build and ship new features to millions of users. The subjects tackled by the team are as broad as enabling users to be one tap away from the perfect tracklist and creating innovative experiences to find what to play and engage more with the content on Deezer.

Job Description

What about you?

We are looking for a passionate Lead Front End Engineer, with a strong technical background and a first experience in managing a team of talented engineers.
With an eye for product design and quality, you will have to lead your team in an inspiring way, while defining relevant solutions regarding specifications and projects timeline.

What you will do?

  • Lead a talented team of front-end engineers
  • With your team, define the best way to achieve product & technical objectives
  • Work in collaboration with product and design teams to create the best features and improvements
  • Work in collaboration with backend and mobile developers to improve Deezer app ecosystem
  • Ensure the technical quality of code produced by your team
  • Help your team solve complex problems with smart solutions
  • Inspire and help grow talents within your team


What you will need to be successful?

  • 5+ years of web development experience
  • Strong knowledge of both Javascript and CSS
  • Great at building responsive and user-friendly single-page applications in React, Redux, ES7, TypeScript, HTML5, CSS, SASS, etc.
  • Build tools like Webpack, npm, Babel, etc.
  • Understand how to debug hard problems in HTTP, CORS, XHR, etc.
  • Proven engineering skills in code versioning, tests (with Jest for example) and code review
  • Good knowledge of web UX
  • Must be proactive and organised
  • Team spirit

Additional Information

Life @ Deezer Paris

  • 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