Cloud Engineering Manager - Developer Experience (f/m/d)

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Permanent contract
Salary: Not specified
A few days at home
Skills & expertise
Generated content
Community engagement
Technical aptitude
Documentation management
Technology integration

Decathlon Digital
Decathlon Digital

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The CPE is transversal to all Decathlon areas and countries. It is made up of teams focused on the Developer Experience, the provision of technical infrastructure solutions to accelerate the development and stability/scalability of our applications, Networks, Observability, FinOps.

Its main objectives are to rationalize the catalog of technical products referenced within the group AND to provide “turnkey” services for the application teams, who will thus be able to concentrate on the development of value-added features. Providing a simplified offer will allow a stronger focus to deepen the use of these. Our target is also to create a common base of expertise in order to facilitate movements and interactions between teams.

Today, the CPE is a Business Unit of nearly 180 people who continue to strengthen and work hand in hand with the teams in each area.


  • Developer Advocacy:
    • Act as the primary advocate for developers within the organization, understanding their pain points and needs
  • Team management:
    • Lead the group of skilled and experienced engineers, helping seamless developer onboarding and adoption. Responsible for talent recruitment and performance management
  • Budget:
    • Responsible for annual budget of the team and contribution to the productivity and overall domain budget
  • Platform Integration:
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure that our products and services are developer-friendly, easy to integrate, and well-documented.
  • Automation:
    • Strive to automate all jobs and workloads into an internal developer platform.
  • Documentation:
    • Oversee the creation and maintenance of comprehensive and user-friendly documentation, tutorials, and guides to assist developers in utilizing our platform effectively.
  • Training and Workshops:
    • Together with your team develop and conduct training sessions and workshops to empower developers with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed on our platform.
  • Feedback Mechanisms:
    • Implement and manage effective feedback mechanisms to collect insights from developers, using this information to drive continuous improvement in our developer experience.
  • Community Engagement:
    • Foster a vibrant developer community through online forums, meetups, and events. Encourage knowledge-sharing and collaboration among developers.
  • Tooling and Infrastructure:
    • Evaluate and improve the developer tooling and infrastructure to streamline the development process and enhance productivity.
  • Technical Support:
    • Collaborate with operational teams to ensure timely and effective resolution of developer issues. Act as a bridge between developers and technical support.
  • Stay Current on Industry Trends:
    • Stay abreast of industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in developer experience. Integrate relevant advancements into our processes.
  • Metrics and Analytics:
    • Establish and track key performance indicators (KPIs) related to developer satisfaction, engagement, and success. Use data-driven insights to guide decision-making.


  • Education:
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. Advanced degrees or relevant certifications are a plus.
  • Experience:
    • Proven experience in developer relations, developer advocacy, or a related role. Previous experience as a developer is required.
  • Communication Skills:
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Ability to convey technical concepts in a clear and understandable manner.
  • Collaboration:
    • Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and external developer communities. Ability to collaborate effectively with local and distributed teams.
  • Passion for Developer Experience:
    • Genuine passion for improving the developer experience. A track record of successfully implementing initiatives that enhance developer satisfaction.
  • Technical Proficiency:
    • Proficiency in relevant programming languages and a deep understanding of developer tools, platforms, and technologies.
  • Adaptability:
    • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment and stay ahead of industry trends. Willingness to continuously learn and grow.


  • 2 days remote working per week;
  • The option of working in one of Decathlon Digital's offices in Lille or Paris
  • Free choice of working tool (Mac, Windows, Chromebooks)
  • A local project team and within a global network (international career path)
  • Skills development and mentoring (diversity of projects, technical certifications from the first year, internal and external training, etc.).
  • Remuneration package (employee share ownership, monthly/quarterly bonuses)


Imaginez si la technologie nous permettait de repousser les frontières et d'offrir des expériences sportives inédites. C'est précisément notre ambition chez Decathlon Digital ! Nous sommes une équipe de plus de 5 000 experts en ingénierie logicielle, gestion de produits, données, cloud et cybersécurité, répartis à Paris, Lille et Amsterdam. Ensemble, nous créons la plus vaste plateforme sportive numérique, en exploitant les innovations technologiques pour optimiser la chaîne de valeur, concevoir des expériences connectées et donner une seconde vie à nos produits.

Changeons la donne pour de bon. Notre passion du sport nous guide et nous voulons qu’elle perdure. C’est pourquoi nous nous engageons à bâtir un modèle technologique plus durable, en réduisant notre impact direct sur l'environnement, et en créant un espace sûr et inclusif pour apprendre et nous épanouir ensemble. Rejoins l’équipe et façonnons le futur du sport.

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