Product Manager - Core Team

Paris, Île-de-France, FranceFull-time

Company Description

Believe in Better.

Deezer is a global music streaming service with over 53 millions of tracks and a leading presence in over 180 countries, with 14 million monthly active users.  

Behind the code and the pixels is our team of 500 music lovers, and we’re building something incredible together. Want in? If you’re looking for an adventure, not just a job, and you fancy seeing ideas come to life in a heartbeat, you’re in the right place.

We believe in better product, better speed and better people.

Job Description

Who we are looking for:

The Core Team is looking for a Technical Product Manager! 

Our mission is to enable technical teams to easily and quickly create the best Deezer experience by providing high-quality environments, components, infrastructure, and monitoring.

Composed of 40 people, the Core Team is structured to provide 2 types of services we call: 

  • System: that provides the infrastructures and tools enabling all Deezer technical teams to deliver autonomously
  • Foundations: that creates and maintains reliable, high-performance, robust, flexible and secure foundations. (Mobile, Web, Back-end, Data), and maintain, optimize and improve Playback features

As a technical product manager, you’ll play a critical role in the team alongside the lead Product Manager and lead engineers, on existing and new projects. You’ll guide product development from inception through build and delivery, ensuring that the products we develop meet market and customer today’s needs and are built for the future.

The products you’ll work on will be new or improvements of B2C apps and backend features designed to ensure the best performances of our clients apps and enable other Deezer teams to deliver new and exciting experiences.

What you will do:

  • Work hand in hand with the lead Product Manager on establishing a shared vision across Deezer, building consensus on priorities leading to product execution,
  • Manage the full life cycle of products: lead the ideation, technical development, launch and continuous improvement of innovative products,
  • Drive product development with a team of experienced engineers and QA analysts,
  • Govern the product backlog and communicate release plans,
  • Integrate usability studies and market research into product specifications to improve user experience,
  • Define and analyze OKRs that enable us to measure the success of what we deliver,
  • Liaise with the business and marketing teams to ensure our product reach their full potential when released,
  • Collaborate with other teams in order to execute Deezer’s global product strategy,
  • Manage the day-to-day relationship with strategic partners on specific projects,
  • Understand the strategic and competitive position we’re in and deliver products that are recognized best in the industry.

Qualifications

How about you? Ideally you are... 

  • Team player: We stand strong as a team rather than as a sum of talents and are willing to accept feedback and share our know-how to deliver the best experience possible to our users.
  • Great listener: You know it’s not about pushing your own ideas but about understanding the real pains our users are experiencing and finding creative & effective ways to solve their problems
  • Involved: Everything you create is thought, reviewed and shipped thoroughly. Your role is to make sure you closely monitor the results of your work and keep improving it through iterations over time. You move things forward.
  • Opened & eager to learn: You know the best ideas come from sharing yours with others.
  • With a strong technical background

And also: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience,
  • 3+ years of product management or program management experience delivering end-user facing products and services,
  • Leadership, dependency management and cross-group collaboration
  • Experience with managing projects,
  • Experience creating functional and technical specifications,
  • Experience working with Agile and Scrum methodologies,
  • Excellent analytical skills,
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal/soft skills, with proven ability to take initiative and build strong, productive relationships within the company and with partners,
  • Curious and well organized,
  • Great team spirit.
  • Fluent in English

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.