Careers

Build a career at the cutting edge of cyber security

Darktrace, the world leader in AI for cyber security, is shaping the future of artificial intelligence. And you could be part of it.

We are constantly looking for talent in a variety of fields, from mathematics and software engineering to sales and marketing.

If you want to work at the cutting edge of technology for a global leader and are willing to rise to a challenge, we’d love to hear from you.

“From managing all aspects of a deal to attending international conferences, no two days are the same. My favourite part is the look of excitement on a prospective customer’s face when they see Darktrace’s AI in action.”
Account Executive, Melbourne
“Darktrace has flipped the stereotypical sales environment on its head: the leadership team is predominantly female, age is not a barrier to progression, and people are competitive with themselves, not each other.”
Account Executive, London
“The best part about working at Darktrace is that I have the freedom to deliver true innovation.”
Software Developer, Cambridge
“There is a perfect blend of technology-based and customer-facing work, with the latter involving board-level meetings at companies of all sizes and nationalities. Naturally, this affords fantastic travel opportunities.”
Cyber Technologist, London

Current Opportunities

Click on the vacancies below to find out more

Cyber Security Account Executive

Worldwide

Darktrace, recently named one of Fast Company’s 50 ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’, is currently expanding its sales organization to accommodate a rapidly-growing customer base and accelerating revenue. This position offers significant commission-earning potential, fast-paced career development, and numerous opportunities for personal achievement.

As an Account Executive, you will:

  • Prospect accounts for new business.
  • Establish and work with partners in your territory.
  • Present and demonstrate Darktrace cyber threat defense solutions to CISOs and information security experts.
  • Work closely with Darktrace Subject Matter Experts, Technical Account Managers and Cyber Threat Analysts who will support you in performing Proofs of Value (POVs) as you close deals.

Darktrace currently has openings in:
Europe: UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden
Middle East: Dubai
North America: San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Austin, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Toronto, Vancouver
Latin America: Mexico City, São Paulo, Bogotá
Africa: South Africa, Kenya, Ghana
Asia Pacific: Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Auckland, Seoul, Busan, Tokyo, Osaka, Jakarta

Minimum 2 years' sales experience selling software or security appliances
Experience selling to the mid-market and enterprises
Proven hunter background with a track record of success
Familiarity with enterprise networking technology is a plus
Strong C-level/board-level communications skills
Willingness to travel to accounts across the territory
Goal-oriented and self-motivated with a focus on over-quota performance
Good business acumen, experience with contracts and pricing
Strong working knowledge of LinkedIn and CRM tools
Bachelor's degree preferred ideally in math, science or engineering

Apply now

Please send your CV and cover letter, indicating the position and location you are interested in, to [email protected]

Cyber Security Account Executive (Entry Level)

Worldwide

Darktrace, recently named one of Fast Company’s 50 ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’, is currently expanding its sales organization to accommodate a rapidly-growing customer base and accelerating revenue. This position offers significant commission-earning potential, fast-paced career development, and numerous opportunities for personal achievement.

As an Entry Level Account Executive, you will:

  • Prospect accounts for new business.
  • Establish and work with partners in your territory.
  • Present and demonstrate Darktrace cyber threat defense solutions to CISOs and information security experts.
  • Work closely with Darktrace Subject Matter Experts, Technical Account Managers and Cyber Threat Analysts who will support you in performing Proofs of Value (POVs) as you close deals.

Entry level account executives will also be given a training program to bring them up to speed with Darktrace's sales process and the latest trends and developments in the cyber security industry.

Darktrace currently has openings in:
Europe: UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden
Middle East: Dubai
North America: San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Austin, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Toronto, Vancouver
Latin America: Mexico City, São Paulo, Bogotá
Africa: South Africa, Kenya, Ghana
Asia Pacific: Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Auckland, Seoul, Busan, Tokyo, Osaka, Jakarta

A four year degree from a top university with a GPA of 3.0 or higher is required
Between zero and five years of work experience is required (recent grads welcome)
Inside sales or sales experience a plus but not required

Apply now

Please send your CV and cover letter, indicating the position and location you are interested in, to [email protected]

Cyber Security Inside Sales Representative

Worldwide

In support of our continued growth, Darktrace is looking for driven, ambitious and hungry inside sales reps to join our Internal Sales team. This is an office-based position. You will work on greenfield areas to establish relationships with new customers to uncover high-value opportunities.

Our Cambridge (UK) office is particularly looking for fluent French, German, Swedish or Danish speakers.

Our San Francisco office is particularly looking for fluent Portuguese and Spanish speakers.

Responsibilities

  • Engaging with new prospective customers and representing Darktrace across your region, identifying all potential business opportunities.
  • Identifying key decision makers whilst developing and qualifying new business opportunities within the targeted markets through cold calling, event recruitment and high-level prospecting.
  • Articulating the value proposition and helping the customer understand how it will improve their business’s information security.
  • Earning trust and developing relationships with senior executives by displaying knowledge, professionalism and relevance to business issues.
  • Meeting set targets and working closely with Marketing and Sales by methodically working on and following up on a variety of sales campaigns.
  • Maintaining quality relationships with your manager and external customer-facing Account Executives to support new business growth.
  • Consistently achieving quarterly and annual KPIs.
  • Booking direct one-to-one meetings at customers' sites and at trade shows.
  • Writing succinct emails to highlight the capabilities of our offering.

Darktrace currently has openings in:
Europe: Cambridge
North America: San Francisco, Charlotte, Phoenix, Plano, Reston
Asia Pacific: Sydney, Seoul, Tokyo

Bachelor's degree or equivalent
Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills
Knowledge of LinkedIn and/or CRM is desirable
Experience is not necessary but is a plus
Knowledge and a keen interest in technology and security
A competitive nature will set you apart

Apply now

Please send your CV and cover letter, indicating the position and location you are interested in, to [email protected]

Cyber Technology Specialist

Worldwide

This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast-growing company that was recently named one of Fast Company’s 50 ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’. Darktrace is currently expanding its Cyber Defense technical team, that will provide the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the rapidly evolving cyber security industry. You do not need any prior knowledge, just a notable enthusiasm and willingness to learn. It is open to recent graduates, and those with 1 to 3 years of experience.

The Cyber Technology Specialist (CT) role is a customer focused role. CTs provide technical and cyber defense expertise in pre-sale and post-sales accounts, working together with our Cyber Account Managers. During the pre-sale cycle, the CT will architect and deliver Proof of Values (POVs). After the sale, the CT will architect full deployments, and ensure customer success, actively contributing to the real-time defense and hardening of a customer's key assets. CTs also liaise directly with the cyber analyst team, for knowledge sharing and response action.

Responsibilities

  • Act as a technical point of contact between clients, partners, and each business unit within Darktrace.
  • Being accountable for the delivery of Proof of Value engagement from end to end.
  • Present Threat Intelligence Reports and advise accordingly to variety of audiences from technical audience to C-level executives.
  • Be the trusted adviser and technical authority to the customer for architecture and integration decisions.
  • Provide feedback and technical reporting on accounts to Darktrace management.
  • Design and build custom client integrations and define solution architectures.
  • Act as a technical touch point between clients and partners.

National and international travel will be required.

Darktrace currently has openings in:
Europe: UK, Milan, Rome, Amsterdam, Munich, Paris, Stockholm
US: San Francisco, New York
Asia Pacific: Singapore, Sydney

Bachelor's or Master's Degree in a scientific, technical or engineering discipline, with a 2:1 or above (UK) or GPA of 3.5 or above (US)
Excellent interpersonal/communication skills, both verbal and written
Experience and proven ability to work autonomously and in a team in an innovative and fast-paced environment whilst delivering to deadlines
Enthusiasm for innovation, experimentation and self-development in the cyber security field
Experience with customer-facing activities (pre-/post-sales), as well as security and network consulting, is desirable but not essential
2+ years of relevant industry experience, in either a networking or security discipline, is desirable but not essential
Experience communicating with both technical and senior management is desirable but not essential
Practical experience with network and security devices/systems, e.g. Cisco, Juniper, Firewalls, IDS, IPS, SIEM, is also desirable but not essential
Knowledge of the TCP/IP, and common networking protocols, is desirable but not essential
Understanding of common cyber security vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques is desirable but not essential

Apply now

Please send your CV and cover letter, indicating the position and location you are interested in, to [email protected]

Senior Cyber Security Analyst

US, UK, Singapore, South Korea

Darktrace is looking for an experienced, articulate cyber specialist, with a strong technical background, to work worldwide with major clients. This role will involve demonstrating Darktrace’s product suite and working with major clients in their SOC environments.

The ideal candidate will be a strong communicator with expertise in security and network consulting. It is essential that they have had experience in customer-facing activities (pre/post-sales) and have a thorough understanding of the current threat landscape. Experience of using scripting languages and APIs to build prototype services and demo workflows is also highly desirable.

In due course, the successful candidate will begin promoting Darktrace on a global scale and will build up a strong media profile.

It is possible to work remotely, however frequent travel will be required.

Darktrace currently has openings in:
US: San Francisco, New York
UK: Cambridge, London
Asia Pacific: Singapore, Seoul

A university degree in a technical subject such as engineering, computer science, physics or mathematics is required, with a 2:1 or above (UK) or GPA of 3.0 or above (US)
Experience with customer-facing activities (pre/post-sale), as well as security and network consulting, is essential
Practical experience of protocol/packet analysis, penetration testing and malware discovery/analysis
Experience of web technologies and programming/scripting languages (e.g. C, Python, Perl, Ruby etc.) is also desirable

Apply now

Please send your CV and cover letter, indicating the position and location you are interested in, to [email protected]

Cyber Defense Engineer

US, Europe

To support our rapid growth, we are seeking Cyber Defense Engineers to join our global team. This is a key role, working closely with our clients, account managers, and other technical teams within Darktrace, to ensure the successful design and implementation of the Darktrace Enterprise Immune System. Your network knowledge will be invaluable, becoming the client’s trusted advisor regarding Darktrace on the network, for both pre- and post-sale deployments. The Cyber Defense Engineer helps the client from initial technical contact through to a successful Darktrace deployment.

Responsibilities

  • Be the technical authority on the design and implementation of the Darktrace solution.
  • Provide expertise and troubleshooting relating to network traffic.
  • Act as a technical touch point between a client’s network team, partners, and the Cyber Technology Specialists.
  • Provide feedback and reporting to account managers on the development of deployments.
  • Design and build custom client integrations and define solution architectures.

National and international travel will be required.

Darktrace currently has openings in:
US: San Francisco, New York
Europe: Milan, Munich, Rome, Stockholm

A university degree in a technical subject such as engineering, computer science, mathematics or science is required
Experience in (or an understanding of) networking and security infrastructure
Knowledge of network protocols and troubleshooting of TCP/IP, with a strong focus of key protocols such as DHCP, DNS, Kerberos, etc.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Experience with customer-facing activities (pre/post-sale) and/or consulting, is desirable

Apply now

Please send your CV and cover letter, indicating the position and location you are interested in, to [email protected]

Cyber Defense Operations Support

San Francisco, Singapore

This role requires patience and discipline with the ability to react quickly and calmly. Based in our Critical Control Operations Centre, you will be in the front-line of cyber defense, responding to and reporting on critical customer events through the Darktrace platform. You will interact directly with both the customer and the software development team.

This role may require on-call, out of hours and shift working.

A good scientific, computer science or engineering degree with grade 2:1 and above is desirable, but advanced technical vocational qualifications will also be considered
Proven ability to work with data and analytical tools
Thorough understanding of general networking and cyber security technologies is desirable but not essential
Experience of support and incident response procedures and practices is an advantage

Apply now

Please send your CV and cover letter, indicating the position and location you are interested in, to [email protected]

C++ Software Engineer

Cambridge (UK)

Candidates with strong interest and experience in server side C/C++ software development are required to join a fast-moving and dynamic team responsible for the design and creation of high performance multithreaded server-level technology designed to detect and defeat advanced cyber threat vectors. Further technologies of interest can include cyber security, research and development of mathematical algorithms, networking, TCP/IP, testing frameworks and Windows development.

A good university degree in a technical or scientific subject such as engineering, computer science, physics or mathematics is required, with a First or 2:1
Experience in C/C++ software development
Experience of Python, Linux, SQL and NoSQL store technologies would be an advantage but is not essential

Apply now

Please send your CV and cover letter, indicating the position and location you are interested in, to [email protected]

Web Software Engineer

Cambridge (UK)

Software engineers with a strong interest in web technologies and development are required to join a fast-moving and dynamic team dedicated to the creation of the industry's most advanced cyber security forensic visualization and analysis layer. Typical technologies used include HTML5, CSS, WebGL, JavaScript, Node.js, and JavaScript-based libraries such as React, D3 and jQuery.

A good university degree in a technical or scientific subject such as engineering, computer science, physics or mathematics is required, with a First or 2:1
The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate extensive experience designing and writing web-based applications and a flair for HCI/UX innovation
Experience with scripting languages (PHP, Python, Perl etc.) and knowledge of visualization technologies such as D3 and Three.js would be an advantage but is not essential

Apply now

Please send your CV and cover letter, indicating the position and location you are interested in, to [email protected]

Mathematician

Cambridge (UK)

You will join the significant R&D teams in Cambridge that create and improve the products behind the company’s rapid growth. Our mathematicians research and develop methods and algorithms on the forefront of machine learning in both cyber security and in the wider field. The cyber security domain presents particular challenges in achieving results in real-time from vast and continuous inputs of data, requiring innovation and excellence from both the mathematics and the software implementation.

The role will suit innovative, self-motivated people who can prioritize and follow how they fit into wider progress as well as skilfully solve their immediate challenges. Darktrace has retained a small-company feel, and favours flexibility over rigid structure. Applications are welcomed from both experienced mathematicians and recent graduates.

A 2:1 (or higher) Honours degree in Mathematics from a high-ranked university, or a PhD involving machine-learning or related mathematics from a high-ranked university, is required
Familiarity with the Linux development environment is desirable
Experience implementing mathematics in software, e.g. Python, C++, is desirable

Apply now

Please send your CV and cover letter, indicating the position and location you are interested in, to [email protected]

Marketing Executive (UK)

London

Darktrace is looking for a bright, articulate graduate to work in an exciting, fast-moving environment at the cutting edge of UK technology.

As a Marketing Executive, you will have a wide range of responsibilities, including writing and producing sales and marketing materials, running events across Europe, creating and executing marketing programmes, communicating Darktrace's unique proposition to a range of stakeholders, and much more. You will be joining a dynamic and talented team, dedicated to rapidly building a world-class cyber security company.

A university degree, with a First or 2:1, in any discipline (humanities preferred)
Motivated self-starter
Excellent communication and writing skills
Flexible mindset
European languages are an advantage

Apply now

Please send your CV and cover letter, indicating the position and location you are interested in, to [email protected]

Marketing Executive (US)

San Francisco

Our San Francisco office is looking for a driven, articulate individual either directly out of college or with 2–3 years of relevant experience (e.g. marketing events, copywriting, online marketing). When you apply for this role, please have a writing sample prepared; we will ask for one if we would like to move forward with a screening call. This writing sample should reflect your ability to (1) catch and maintain attention and (2) communicate succinctly, but professionally.

This role entails:

  • Planning and implementing events across North America.
  • Writing copy and content for online and offline marketing materials.
  • Creating and executing online and offline lead generation programs.
  • Coordinating marketing activities with the global marketing team.
A cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above is required
An undergraduate degree is required; all degrees are accepted
Experience writing high quality copy and content is preferred (a sample will be requested should you proceed to a screening call)
Excellent spoken communication skills are required
Superb organizational skills are required
Initiative and motivation are required
An analytical mindset is required
Experience in events management, copywriting and digital marketing is an advantage, but not a requirement

Apply now

Please send your CV and cover letter, indicating the position and location you are interested in, to [email protected]

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