Data Engineer - Content Startup

  • 24 Rue de Calais, 75009 Paris, France
  • Full-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 Data 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:

  • Based on several hundred million listening events per day, design & develop reliable data pipelines autonomously and be accountable for them

  • Play a part in royalties calculation and feeding data insights to our “Deezer For Artists platform

  • Contribute to the startup's success through collaboration with our product managers 

  • Work in feature teams alongside back & front end developers to join efforts on cross stack initiatives


What we are looking for:

  • 2+ years experience in software engineering using Big Data (Hadoop)

  • Strong engineering skills (code design and quality, tests, reviews, logging, monitoring, continuous integration, DevOps)

  • Experience in building and maintaining data pipelines in production

  • Understand complex architecture and be able to explain it

  • Rigorous and enthusiastic team-player, passionate about problem solving

  • Proficient in either Java, Scala or Python

Bonus points

  • Previous experience with our stack (we mainly use Scala, Python, Spark, Kafka, BigQuery, Clickhouse, Cassandra, Elastic Search, Kubernetes, Google Cloud)

  • Experience with building HTTP API

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