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Applying for Cyber Defence Education Specialist

Location: Europe, the Middle East, and Africa / Germany / Munich

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 7,700 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 115 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 2,000 employees located across more than 100 countries. 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


Darktrace Education offers global training services that allows our customers to rapidly learn how to use and get the best value from Darktrace solutions. Darktrace is looking for an Education Specialist to join our cyber security training team. The Education Specialist is a customer focused role that leverages a combination of Educational, Technical and Cyber Security skills to develop and deliver the best learning experience and maximise customer value.


Munich, Germany or Amsterdam, Netherlands


Reporting to our Director of Training (EMEA), this exciting and diverse role touches on all aspects of running a global cyber defence education service including:

  • Instructional Design (Classroom, Virtual, eLearning & On-Demand)
  • Instructor-led Training
  • Certification
  • Development of Educational Technologies

Training is delivered both remotely (online) & onsite with occasional International travel.

Candidate Requirements:

  • A university degree in a technical subject such as engineering, computer science, cyber security, physics or mathematics is required, Grade 13/ 2.1 equivalent or above (essential)
  • Qualifications in teaching (desirable)
  • Teaching Experience (Commercial or Educational) (desirable)
  • Practical experience with network and security devices/systems, e.g. Routers, Switches, Firewalls, SIEMs (desirable)
  • Experience of web technologies and programming/scripting languages (e.g. C, Python, Perl, PHP, Ruby etc.) (desirable)
  • Fluent in German & English (essential), Dutch (desirable)

Benefits we offer:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Uncapped Commission
  • 23 days Holiday plus 1 additional day for your birthday
  • BUPA family healthcare
  • Pension contribution
  • Life insurance
  • Other benefits include free food on a Friday Lunchtime, matched charitable giving, cycle scheme, free fruit and regular social events