Security System Administrator

Note: in light of the current context which affects recruitment for many organizations globally, recruitment for this positionmight be delayed.

If you are interested in this opportunity, we still welcome your application.

Throughout this, our recruitment team remains dedicated to a quality candidate experience which may include interviews conducted via phone and / or video conferencing. Thank you for your understanding.


The Security System Administrator is in charge of all security aspects related to information security at Innovaderm Research. He ensures all security measures are in place, otherwise implement them, documents all processes and train employees on the best security practices.


This role will be perfect for you if:


  • You enjoy leading and executing varied and strategic IT Security initiatives.
  • You are comfortable working independently and being actively involved at many levels.
  • Working in a growing and evolving organization motivates you.




  • Defend systems against unauthorized access
  • Perform vulnerability and penetration tests
  • Monitor traffic for suspicious activity
  • Configure and support security tools (firewalls, antivirus, and IDS/IPS software)
  • Implement network security policies
  • Analyze and establish security requirements
  • Identify threats and working on steps to defend against them
  • Train employees in security awareness/procedures
  • Develop and update disaster recovery protocols
  • Conduct security audits
  • Make policy recommendations
  • Provide technical security advice
  • Consult with staff, managers and executives on best security practices




  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, network and system security specialty or related field. Equivalent experience will be also considered;



  • 5 years’ experience in similar job;


Knowledge and skills

  • Excellent at problem solving of technical nature;
  • Communicates effectively both orally and in writing;
  • Strong redaction skills;
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly growing environment and to work autonomously;
  • Bilingual: French and English, written and spoken;
  • Approach oriented toward internal clients needs;
  • Excellent knowledge of Physical and Virtual environments;
  • Technical skills: DELL Servers, Switch, Firewall, Wifi, Microsoft SQL, Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft Sharepoint, Microsoft Hyper-V, Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft Office 365, IDS/IPS Systems
  • Good knowledge of good clinical practices, and applicable Health Canada and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations/guidelines.



The work environment


At Innovaderm, you will work with brilliant and driven colleagues. Our values are integrity, commitment and teamwork. We offer a stimulating work environment and attractive advancement opportunities. 

As a Security System Administrator, you will be eligible for the following perks: 

  • Flexible work schedule
  • Permanent full-time position
  • Complete benefits (medical, dental, vision, RRSP, vacation, personal days, virtual medical clinic, public transportation rebates, social activities)
  • Offices near public transportation (Sherbrooke metro station or Saint-Laurent metro station)
  • Possibility of teleworking arrangement
  • Ongoing learning and development


About Innovaderm


Innovaderm is a contract research organization (CRO) specialized in dermatology. Since its beginnings in 2000, our organization has benefited from a solid reputation for the quality of its research and services exceeding the expectations of its clients. Based in Montreal, Innovaderm continues to grow and expand in North America.


We thank you for your application and please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Innovaderm only accepts applicants with a work permit for Canada.

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