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Applying for Talent Sourcer

Location: Europe, the Middle East, and Africa / UK / Cambridge

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 are expanding our Talent Acquisition team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the  Talent team  to support our hiring needs across EMEA. We are looking for a candidate who can provide candidate sourcing assistance while also supporting the team with recruitment-related administration. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to gain valuable recruitment experience in the rapidly evolving cyber security industry.

You will have an important role in pipelining candidates aligned with our current and future hiring needs. The Talent Sourcer will help source candidates for a variety of departments including but not limited to; Sales, Technical roles, Operations and Support roles.

As Talent Sourcer you will be creating, engaging and nurturing talent pools, while working closely with our Talent Acquisition team, attending role briefings and keeping our internal recruitment database up to date. Based at our Cambridge HQ, this role focuses on supporting the Talent Acquisition team while offering the opportunity to take a first step into a career in recruitment.



  • Sourcing candidates via LinkedIn and Job boards
  • Prequalifying potential candidates
  • Managing a shared inbox
  • Proof-reading offer letters
  • Maintaining our recruitment database


Candidate requirements:

It is likely that you’ll be friendly, approachable, and proactive with a can-do attitude. You’ll be keen to use your people skills, and administrative skillset to support the Talent Acquisition team. You don’t need any previous cyber security or recruitment experience but you’ll be quick to learn technical information and have an interest in kick-starting your career in recruitment.  

This is a fast-paced role where no day is the same, so an ease in being efficient and adaptable would be ideal.

  • Confident communication (Essential)
  • Previous administration experience (Desirable)
  • Used to working with CRM/database systems (Desirable)
  • Experience working with sensitive and personal data (Desirable)
  • Used to working towards targets (Desirable)
  • Experience cold-calling (Desirable)

Benefits we offer:

  • 23 days paid holiday, increasing to 25 days after two years’ service plus UK bank holidays,
  • Additional birthday day off,
  • Salary Sacrifice pension scheme with 4% employer contribution and minimum 5% employee contribution,
  • Optional BUPA private medical insurance for you and your immediate family,
  • Life assurance with a benefit of 4x your annual basic salary,
  • Employee Assistance Programme offering both on-line and telephone support and resources to you and your family,
  • Cycle to work scheme,
  • Active social and charity initiatives including our matched charitable giving scheme and employee recognition scheme.