Founded by mathematicians and cyber defense experts in 2013, Darktrace is a global leader in cyber security AI, delivering complete AI-powered solutions in its mission to free the world of cyber disruption. We protect more than 8,400 customers from the world’s most complex threats, including ransomware, cloud, and SaaS attacks.

Our roots lie deep in innovation. The Darktrace AI Research Centre based in Cambridge, UK, has conducted research establishing new thresholds in cyber security, with technology innovations backed by over 130 patents and pending applications. The company’s European R&D center is located in The Hague, Netherlands.

Headquartered in Cambridge, UK, Darktrace has more than 2,400 employees located globally. Customers include public sector agencies, education institutions, media, organizations supplying critical infrastructure, and businesses of all sizes worldwide.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast-growing company, named one of TIME magazine’s “Most Influential Companies” for 2021 and one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative AI Companies” in 2022. For more information on our cutting-edge technology, visit

You will join the significant R&D teams in Cambridge that create and improve the products behind the company’s rapid growth. You will work across a wide variety of projects and with a diverse toolset. For more information on our product and company, please consult our website. This is a hybrid role, and the expectation would be to work a minimum of 2 days a week in the Cambridge office.


  • Working with a broad range of stakeholders in the Development, Analyst and Customer facing teams.
  • Reviewing and processing cyber threat intelligence into actionable outcomes and working on the continual development of our cyber security suite.
  • Identifying misconfigurations and potential attack paths in customer environments and performing threat analysis assessments of these.
  • Using threat analysis across a range of customers to evaluate detection posture and address gaps in alerting.
  • Producing proof of concept data visualizations and scripted analytic pipelines across the Darktrace product suite to investigate novel and emerging threats and vulnerabilities.


  • Experience with Cloud environments (particularly AWS) and a desire to learn more.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • A strong enthusiasm for cybersecurity with a particular interest towards threat intelligence, e.g. emerging vulnerabilities and new/trending hacking techniques and tactics across a range of domains and infrastructures.
  • An understanding of python.
  • Strong analytical skills and desire to fully understand problems and their possible solutions.
  • Ability to work independently and communicate with multiple different stakeholders.


  • 23 days holiday + all public holidays. Increasing to 25 days after 2 years of service.
  • Additional day off for your birthday.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Life insurance.
  • Pension – 4% employer contribution.
  • Enhanced family leave.
  • Confidential employee Support.
  • Cycle to work scheme



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