US Office Manager, Foster City, CA

We are looking for an US Office Manager who thrives for excellence in assisting team members to be efficient and productive


Do you want to work in a successful, multi-cultural company with employees and customers all over the world – characterized by creativity and ambition, yet with a familiar, warm atmosphere? IAR Systems strives to continuously providing a dynamic work place and to offer a creative environment with a strong team spirit and a great culture. We support you to grow professionally and as an individual. In return we expect the members of our team to be proactive, professional, curious and knowledge sharing – always with a focus on customer needs.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to join a rapidly growing, financially strong company with market leading products and services.

We are looking for a result-oriented and driven team-player, with a proactive approach and “can-do” attitude. Someone who gains energy from a fast-paced and fun environment that focuses on making an impact.

The US Office Manager will be responsible and supporting team members within the US operations and across the US offices. This role will be based in Foster City, California. This role is primarily responsible for the day-to-day office management, coordination of local initiatives and programs for the US offices which are in connection to the Global initiatives.

RESPONSIBILITIES | What you’ll do:

  • Manage day-to-day office operations
  • Provide high touch support to employees and managers by handling related questions or tasks and helping resolve any operation issues or needs.
  • Work in collaboration with the other departments within our global organization to deploy and manage initiatives and annual programs as applicable (i.e., Benefit audits, open-enrollment, annual staff appraisals processes.)
  • Assist with submitting payroll and other staff information to our payroll and benefits services.
  • Assist with and manage various ad hoc projects as needed.
  • Actively engage in developing a positive team culture.
  • Coordinate company events including; working with internal and/or external teams and overseeing implementation of support logistics
  • Responsible for office related purchasing, supplies stocking, finance processing, facility management and necessary internal approval process
  • Liaise with property/landlord regarding overall maintenance and facilities for all US locations.
  • Assists new employees through the orientation process - including facilities, amenities and office set-up.


PROFILE | About you:

  • Passionate about what you do and eager to contribute and learn, ask lots of questions and proactively make ongoing process improvements.
  • Optimistic - Have a positive attitude and look to provide impeccable support to our staff and develop a positive team culture.
  • Hard worker, able to thrive in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong follow-up skills and the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Excellent ability to communicate, both in writing and verbal.
  • Able to travel occasionally.
  • Motivated, self-starter
  • We require proven work experience of a similar role, minimum 2-3 years.
  • Experience in the high tech industry, information technology preferred, supporting a technical client base.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with certification in Office Management or Human Resources.


Are you who we are looking for? We look forward to receiving your application and the opportunity to discuss with you! For further questions or to apply, please contact us

In order to attract and keep our talented staff, IAR Systems offers generous compensation and benefits packages that is designed to meet the demands of our global team. IAR Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to success and diversity. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply!

About IAR Systems

IAR Systems is a truly global company at the top of our industry, providing world-leading software for building embedded applications. Our software is used by many of the world’s largest corporations, as well as thousands of small and medium-sized companies. Our customers use our software to program processors in embedded systems. With our technology, our customers create the products of today and the innovations of tomorrow. We are in a unique market position thanks to our leading technology.

We are headquartered in Uppsala, Sweden, but due to our international reach, over 95% of sales are attributable to markets outside the Nordic region. Most product development takes place in Uppsala, but also to a certain extent in the USA. We are listed on NASDAQ Stockholm.

We are a knowledge-intensive and value driven company, operating in a fast-paced, technology driven environment. We are a dedicated team of more than 180 employees world-wide; all proudly working together to provide the most competitive customer solutions.

We have an existing large and loyal customer base and excellent partnerships within the embedded systems community.


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