Security Systems Administrator

Would you be interested in the management and maintenance of the security of business systems? Does keeping systems secure through hands-on change management seem like something you would enjoy doing? If so, this role may be a good one for you. 

Here is what you will do:

  • Work as part of a team of security administrators managing change requests to keep systems up to date and secure
  • Upgrade, configure, implement, modify or otherwise manage security systems for internal or client networks, servers, or environments
  • Test system applications and infrastructure to ensure changes are appropriately implemented
  • Follow standardized and structured processes to perform administrative or maintenance tasks
  • Carefully document completed work in order to ensure accurate and reliable records of system changes are maintained

In performing this role, you will:

  • Have an understanding of computer administration systems, such as servers, local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), intranets, firewalls, and other data communication systems
  • Use your strong attention to detail to ensure documentation and implementation accuracy
  • Have some knowledge or experience in networking and/or hardware, software and databases

Nice to have:

  • A post-secondary degree, diploma, certificate or equivalent experience related to systems security, networking, computer science or systems administration
  • Linux or Unix system administration experience
  • Language: Bilingual (English & French)

Please note: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, meaning that there at this stage is no set deadline to apply or confirmed start-date for these roles and that Specialisterne will respond to applicants as the applications come in.

**These opportunities are only for people on the autism spectrum or with similar employment barriers. 

Role Sector Location Deadline
Security Systems Administrator Information Technology Canada-wide  Oct. 8 Apply

The Recruitment Process


The first step in the recruitment process is for interested candidates to apply for the roles. This will involve completing an online questionnaire as well as submitting their resume to Specialisterne Canada. Instructions for applying are included below. Applicants will be shortlisted for participation in the next step based on a review of each online questionnaire and assessing the likelihood of fit for the roles for which we are recruiting.

Employment Discovery Workshop

The next step in the Specialisterne recruitment process is an Employment Discovery Workshop. It is a hands-on, task-based experience where you will work on specific projects in a relaxed setting. It is an opportunity to learn about our approach to hiring, and for us to get to know you – what motivates you, your interests and your skills.

Training Program

Candidates whose profiles are well-suited for the roles for which we are recruiting will be invited to participate in a four-week skills evaluation and training program on the employer’s site. It will include case studies, real-life projects, as well as training relevant to the roles and working environment.


Employment offers are made to the candidates with the best fit. Once accepted, the individuals will transition into their positions at the organization. Specialisterne Canada will provide support where necessary, which may include modifications to the work environment.

Those not selected can have their profiles added to our database for consideration for other more suitable job opportunities in the future.

To Apply

Please read the role descriptions carefully.

If you completed a Specialisterne questionnaire in the past, please do so again, as this one has been customized for this recruitment program.

For More Information

Please direct any questions via email to  If you prefer to speak on the phone, send us an email and we will schedule a call.

For a complete description of the process and all our roles, download this PDF.

For more information about Specialisterne, visit our website

We look forward to hearing from you!

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