Meru Health is hiring an

IT Administrator & Security Analyst

Boston, United States

STATUS: Full-time

JOB CATEGORY: (2) Professional (For US Postings Only)

LOCATION: Boston, Denver or Remote anywhere from US

Meru Health (name inspired by the ascent of peak Meru) is a pioneer of the fourth wave of mental healthcare—a mind-body approach that uses human support, biofeedback, and digital tools to expand access while delivering superior clinical outcomes. We are on a mission to help 10 million people recover from mental health ailments by 2027, by utilizing the latest science and technology. If you’re looking for a place where your work has a strong impact on people’s lives, we invite you to join us on our mission!

If you're looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference in people's lives, our IT Administrator / Security Analyst might be the role for you.


There are many reasons why Meru is a great place to work and grow, but below are a few main ones why you’d want to join us:

  1. Mission with strong social impact. You will be making a significant impact on people’s lives. See how you can help those struggling with mental health: Be part of changing the way we treat and care for mental health challenges — not just treating symptoms but addressing root causes and empowering people to heal and thrive. 
  2. Supportive and talented colleagues to work with. Work alongside an international & multicultural team where the practice of inclusion & psychological safety is paramount for transparency, collaboration, creativity, and diversity of thought. We hire individuals who are passionate about our mission, exercise our values, and are inventive, humble & kind. 
  3. We invest in your development. Your continuous development is important for us and we make sure you have opportunities to improve your skills, e.g. through classes and training.
  4. We invest in your well-being. We practice what we preach. In addition to wellness benefits and flexible working hours, you and two friends or family members will have access to Meru’s mental health program.
  5. Growth company. In order to achieve the highest impact, we give our employees space for freedom and creativity, as well as ownership and responsibility, a key component in taking your skills to the next level.
  6. Small everyday things that make the difference. We offer modern working tools, a budget for home office equipment, phone bill and internet compensation, an extra holiday for your birthday,  and other perks to make your everyday life a little better.


For FULL-TIME Employees:

  • Competitive base +  stock options
  • Meru Health pays 100% of Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance premiums for full-time employees & 50% for dependents
  • Annual $1,500 HSA (Health Savings Account) contribution to single enrollees and $3,000 to those with dependents
  • Paid Time Off 15 Holidays annually + 20 Vacation days your first year of employment, then 25 thereafter + 1 Birthday + 1 Service day to participate in any activities that elevate marginalized communities + 2 Compassionate days to take care of your mental health.
  • Internet & phone expense reimbursement
  • $250 Onboarding Home Office stipend!
  • Salary: For virtual jobs where work can be performed in Colorado, this position starts at USD 50000 to USD 80000


You will be helping our therapists and our participants in technical issues and asks. In addition, you will be the main person managing our various IT systems and laptops for all employees of Meru Health, helping everyone be productive while keeping security front and center. You will work closely with part time security managers and analysts and take their guidance to implementation in our IT infrastructure and processes. We are managing peoples’ personal health information (PHI), so it is of utmost importance that we keep everything safe and secure. You will be managing various systems and making sure they are secure and running smooth.

Your first 90 days will include

  • Being trained in and taking over over managing all end user equipment
  • Creating user accounts and tracking user permissions
  • Identifying areas to automate and add business value
  • Performing an assessment using industry standard IT security framewor


  • Device management (Kandji, Google MDM) for laptops (Macs) and mobile devices
  • Access management to our SaaS tools
  • Providing first line technical support to Meru Health providers and employees
  • Working with Customer Support helping them troubleshoot technical issues for providers & patients
  • Supporting and implementing information security policies and processes
  • Developing and implementing security practices at Meru Health including preparing for audits, evaluating vulnerabilities, updating systems, etc.
  • Working with security engineers on investigating vulnerabilities and implementing fixes
  • Working with experienced security professionals on creating a security roadmap
  • Participating in risk assessments and helping with maintaining enterprise risk management program


  • Previous experience managing end user devices and mobile equipment
  • Enjoying helping others to overcome technical challenges
  • Being curious and adaptable, thinking "outside the box"
  • Interest in learning about security management in a highly regulated environment
  • Ability to prioritize and communicate timelines for support tasks
  • Working in a high-tech, fast-paced remote environment
  • Being a self starter with the ability to work independently
  • Being able to break down technical challenges into simple steps, effectively communicating technical solutions to non-technical people

Not sure if you should apply? Please keep reading...

Research shows that women and other marginalized folks tend to only apply when they check every box. So if you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We'd love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit.


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If you require assistance with the application or have any questions about the position, process, or next steps don’t hesitate to contact our Talent Acquisition Team 


Meru Health is an online provider with licensed clinicians, a digital solution and a wearable device for our participants. Our solution is a comprehensive tool for participants to heal burnout, depression, and anxiety. Our 12-week mobile treatment program includes mindfulness and CBT practices, HRV Biofeedback, sleep medicine, nutritional psychiatry, and daily remote therapist support on weekdays. We've proven the efficacy of our approach in 9 peer-reviewed studies and we have 8 additional papers in peer-review.

Meru Health is growing fast to meet the rapidly increasing demand for mental health services. We are on a mission to help 10 million people recover from mental health ailments by 2027. We partner with healthcare organizations, large employers, and insurance companies who understand the need to offer comprehensive mental healthcare to members or employees, and to meet the challenges so many people face with trying to access mental healthcare services.

We are scientists, engineers and experienced entrepreneurs who have come together to make mental healthcare accessible, effective, and truly outcome-driven. Our mission is more than business, it’s personal. Our founders have lost friends and family members to depression, and we want to build a highly effective mobile treatment widely accessible to people in need.

From an organizational perspective, Meru is a flat and non-hierarchical company with Scandinavian/Nordic roots and with a high degree of independence and trust. This means that we look for people to join the company who are highly self-driven and act like entrepreneurs. This also means we expect a lot and also give a lot of freedom and room for creativity.

At Meru Health, we don’t just accept differences — we celebrate, support, and thrive on them as a source of human creativity and richness of life, for the benefit of our employees, our customers, and our community. Meru Health is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.


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