What do we believe in?

At BeReal, we are building the first social network where people spontaneously share their real life. No filters. No followers. Just friends, sharing with each other. On BeReal, you discover your friends' real lives and get closer to them! 

BeReal is a fast-paced environment with ambitious, committed, and caring colleagues. We are a small team of 40+ people all around the world. BeReal will be the place for you if you are looking for a place to grow both technically and as an individual. We are currently hiring for the role in Europe only. 

As our IT Manager you will:

  • Oversee and coordinate all IT operations within the organization. 
  • This will involve managing the implementation, supervision, maintenance, enhancement, and assistance for all hardware, software, applications, and services utilized by every department in the company.
  • Create and oversee the company's IT strategy and roadmap to align with its business goals and objectives.
  • Analyze departmental needs, identify potential risks, and enhance productivity, efficiency, and accuracy to support business decision-making.
  • Evaluate and recommend new technology solutions to enhance the company's operational efficiency and competitiveness.
  • Evaluate vendors and establish testing strategies for new hardware and software.
  • Develop and implement the annual IT plan and budget.
  • Train employees to utilize software and hardware; provide technical support and troubleshoot issues when necessary.
  • Safeguard the security and privacy of all data.
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and industry trends.
  • Establish disaster recovery plans and maintain data backups.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the IT department.

What you'll bring:

  • Proven experience in IT management, including developing and executing IT strategies, managing budgets, and overseeing the day-to-day operations of an IT department.
  • Knowledge of industry-standard hardware, software, and network technologies, as well as emerging technologies and trends.
  • Experience in evaluating, selecting, and managing technology vendors.
  • A good understanding of business operations and how technology can support and enhance them.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience in developing disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity practices and techniques to ensure data security and privacy.

Where you’ll be:

  • We are a distributed workforce enabling our team to find a work mode that is best for them! We trust our team members to get great work done.
  • We have an office based in Paris and if you are in Europe you would be expected to come to the office for a few days each month (it's fun to get to know everyone)
  • Where in the world? For this role, we are looking for someone based in Europe. 

We provide:

  • Full flexibility: full remote, partial or in office (if you are in Europe)
  • Competitive compensation and equity for full time employees (we want you to have ownership in the business)
  • Anything that can help you grow in your role or beyond, it's on us
  • health coverage for you, and equal parental leave policy
  • Pension/401k
  • Generous vacation (everyone needs meaningful time off)
  • Pick your work material - whatever supports you to do your best work

Our First Principles:

  • Extreme Ownership
  • Transparency
  • Authenticity

We are building a small team from scratch and are determined to build the most trustful social network to connect people together. So if you recognize yourself in this description, please contact us to introduce yourself.  

P.S: We are building a diverse team. It's OK if you don't tick all the boxes. If you're talented and highly motivated, we'd still like to hear from you

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