Backend Engineering Manager - Core Craft (All genders)

  • Paris, France
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Department: Operations
  • Skills / Job Strem Ref: Software
  • Type of Contract: Permanent

Company Description

Dailymotion is the leading video discovery destination & technology that learns about your tastes over time, constantly surfacing the best, most relevant content on the web. Our mission is to provide the best video user experience for consumers on the market, connecting publishers and advertisers to engaged viewers who turn to dailymotion for their daily fix of the most compelling music,  entertainment, news and sports content around.

Through partnerships with the world's leading publishers and content creators, France Télévisions, Le Parisien, CBS, Bein Sports, CNN, GQ, Universal Music Group, VICE and more, Dailymotion commands 3 billion monthly pageviews across its mobile app, desktop and connected TV experiences. Dailymotion is owned by Vivendi, one of the largest mass-media corporations in the world.

At Dailymotion, we‘re storytellers. We build the best place for people to enjoy the videos that matter. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring discoverable stories to life through premium content from the world’s best publishers. We do this by helping these publishers grow their audiences and monetize their content, their way.

Dailymotion is proud to be an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We value inclusion and we want you to help us thrive for a more diverse community.

Job Description

Join a highly-experienced team with a passion for building highly-scalable, real-time distributed multithreaded server-side applications! 

We are seeking for a Team Lead who is flexible, accountable, and able to think outside the box. In return, we will give you challenging work that has a direct impact on the business, opportunities to learn and grow, and a collaborative culture that encourages every member of our team to bring their point of view to the table. 

As part of its growing activities, Dailymotion is looking to enforce its Core Craft. You will play a key role in shaping the core foundations of our product and building innovative features in close cooperation with Front Developers, Designers and Scrum Masters. 

Responsibilities 

  • Grow and lead a team of Development engineers through hiring, feedback and hands-on career development. Encourage and value a healthy, collaborative engineering culture focused on delivering business value 
  • Manage direct reports’ workload & project assignments and participate in company-wide staffing ceremonies. Support agile software development practices and help develop and evangelize great engineering and organizational practices. 
  • Partner closely with other engineering managers and product managers to better grasp the context of requirements coming your way, shape the solutions and translate product requirements into actionable projects. In particular, you will constantly interact with the engineering managers from your sister teams (B2B and Internal Tools Engineering Teams) in order to best realize our use-cases and maximize our efficiency 
  • Support timely delivery of projects by reviewing, directing & guiding the work of all engineers either directly or through your senior engineers. 
  • Manage team productivity by driving the technical vision of the core platform that all our use-cases depend on 
  • Participating in roadmap definition and delivery and company strategic decisions. 

Qualifications

Required skills 

  • You must be a technical manager who can understand the technical details of a project. You have at least one experience as a manager or a team lead, preferably for a development engineering team. 
  • You can challenge and grow your team members: you can challenge technical designs and project milestones, encourage experimentation and uphold quality expectations. 
  • You can build & present a strong vision/roadmap for your team. 
  • You have had success as a back-end engineer and are comfortable delivering projects even when requirements are under-specified (testing, delivering, maintenance, refactoring, bugs fix): you are a systems thinker that can see how the pieces fit together to make the puzzle. 
  • Deliver high quality tested code on time using industry standard best practices meeting all product and technical requirements 
  • You have a strong experience with backend languages. 
  • You have the ability to work with multiple parts of the business (product, data) and multiple stakeholders (engineers, infrastructure, product managers, devops…) 
  • Demonstrable passion for technology by continually making suggestions around how to make us better (better code, faster delivery, easier maintenance, etc.…) 
  • Level of written/verbal English (documentation, team presentations, meetings)  
  • Communication skills - able to work effectively with technical and non-technical teammates 

Preferred skills 

  • Knowledge of Web development, Web architecture, HTTP, JSON/RPC, REST API 
  • Experience with collaborative software engineering techniques and methods: agile development, continuous delivery, code review/pairing, unit testing… 
  • Knowledge in microservices architecture 
  • Demonstrated interest in problem-solving and technical innovation 

Nice to have 

  • Good understanding of Python and/or PHP 
  • Experience with SQL databases (MySQL) 
  • Experience with continuous integration, continuous deployment testing and automation tools (Jenkins etc.) and Docker 
  • Interest in clean architecture, DDD, event driven architecture 

At Dailymotion, we empower candidates to take action. If this job sounds like a great opportunity for you, be confident in your skills, we are always happy to meet you! If needed, we can accommodate our recruitment process for your special abilities. 

Additional Information

  • Location: Paris (France) or full remote in France
  • Start Date: depending on your availabilities 
  • Contract Type: Full-time and Permanent contract  

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🏡Hybrid Work Framework (4 types of remote work : Full office /Flex office (1/2 days remote) / Flex remote (1/2 days at the office) / Full remote + ability to work 3 month abroad)
💰  Saving Plan Vivendi 
🍼  Paternity leave or Coparental leave extended 
🕶️  Living Employee Culture (Events / Trainings / Partys / All hands / Dailymotion tradition…) 
🚀  Career development support (training / internal mobility / compensation cycle / 360 quarter feedback review …)
🏥  High-end Health Insurance and Personal Services Vouchers (CESU)
⛱️  Paid Time off – RTT and Saving time plan (CET)
✅  Meal Vouchers – Public Transport and Bike refund 
🎡 European Economic and Social Committee (sport membership/cinemas vouchers/gift vouchers/discount) 

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