Engineering Manager - Infrastructure - Paris/Bordeaux m/f/d

Paris, IDF, FranceFull-time

Company Description

WE ARE THE HOME OF MUSIC

From a French tech start-up created in 2007, Deezer has become one of the first French unicorns and the second largest independent music streaming platform in the world.

Now listed at the #Euronext  #TechLeaders segment, growth is accelerating fueled by #Thepowerofmusic. Deezer is ideally positioned to play a key role in the continued development of the booming music streaming market. If you’re looking for an environment where you can grow and have an impact, this is the perfect time to join Deezer!

Our international and passionate teams are spreading the love for music, working to make Deezer the most personal and innovative music streaming service.

We believe music is about diversity & inclusion, multiculturalism and togetherness.

Ready to join the team? Listen: **Join Us**

Job Description

Infrastructure team’s purpose is to provide reliable, performant, secure infrastructure at scale to guarantee the best Deezer Experience around the world in a resource-efficient way. From OS Engineering based on Debian & Ubuntu to our Kubernetes platform with all solutions to be able to manage them efficiently, we have a key role within Deezer to design and evolve our hybrid infrastructure to meet our customer’s needs, but also to operate and support them 24 by 7.

We are looking for an experienced Engineering Manager for living thrilling adventures. You will work in a high traffic and high availability environment and find efficient and scalable solutions that improve the efficiency of all our teams and systems and the experience of all our customers.

Your mission

  • Inspire, drive and develop a motivated technical team of expert engineers
  • Hire and grow our team of talented engineers
  • Drive the vision and the strategy for the team and our solutions related to Deezer’s interests
  • Define OKRs, effectively prioritize and manage our engineering roadmaps in alignment with our product roadmap
  • Build and maintain strong relationships throughout engineering across providers and Deezer, partners and the team 
  • Negotiate and manage all purchase related to our infrastructure
  • Ensure the technical work is following the industry standard

Qualifications

  • Experience working with and operating production compute infrastructure systems at large scale
  • A self-motivated exceptional people leader with successful experience(s) as a Manager
  • High emotional intelligence (EQ) and excel in building and maintaining effective and talent-dense teams, as well as healthy and effective partnerships
  • Has the ability to prioritize, manage project, create a culture of clear accountability and ensures that their team is appropriately staffed 
  • Has the ability to provide clear vision and long-term strategic thinking within their domain and envision and facilitate the creation of a strategic plan for the short- and long-term
  • Capacity to negotiate with partners and providers and to estimate annual budget regarding the infrastructure growth

If you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above, tell us why you’d still be a great fit for this role in your application!

Additional Information

LIFE AT DEEZER

At Deezer, you can be your true self as we believe that #everyvoicematters. We strive to build an inclusive culture and foster a diverse environment. Because we care and want to ensure each employee feels welcome and safe at work, we continuously focus on fighting biases and helping diverse teams work well together through multiple learning opportunities, e-learnings and workshops right from the onboarding :

  • Regular Diversity & Inclusion internal and external talks
  • Dedicated employee work streams on Gender equity, Ethnicity & Culture, Disability and LGBTQ+
  • Multiple e-learnings and mandatory training sessions for all managers
  • English and French courses for all, so that everyone can connect and feel included

Beyond benefits like health insurance, meal vouchers, transportation, we offer you extra perks like:

  • A Deezer premium family account for free
  • Access to gym classes
  • Deezer parties several times a year and drinks every thursday
  • Allowance for sports, travelling and culture …
  • Great offices always located in dynamic and attractive districts, whether in Paris, London, Berlin or Sao Paulo!

If you want to learn more about life and culture at Deezer, please visit our Welcome to the Jungle page here!