Data 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: 

We are currently looking for a Data Product Manager to join the Core Team, which 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 Data Product Manager, you’ll play a critical role in approaching our data infrastructures and tools from a product perspective and not as a service (understanding users’ needs and market’s standards, identifying problems and opportunities, guiding product development from inception to build & delivery).

You’ll work closely with the Lead Product Manager and lead engineers, on existing and new projects, starting with the deployment of most of Deezer data pipelines into a cloud provider. Your internal stakeholders/users will be data engineers, scientists and analysts, making sure we design and develop data products that help Deezer 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,
  • Interact everyday with your internal stakeholders/users to take into account theirs needs and feedback
  • Evangelize data challenges and solutions internally,  
  • 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 or data 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.