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Applying for Senior Cyber Technologist

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

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

The Cyber Technologist (CT) role is a dynamic and varied customer focused technical position. CT's provide technical and cyber defence expertise in pre-sale and post-sales accounts, working together with our Cyber Account Managers to ensure customer needs are met. Darktrace is currently expanding its technical team to accommodate a rapidly growing customer base and accelerating revenue. We are looking to hire a senior figure within the commodities sector (Energy, Oil, Gas etc) to spearhead our team and to drive continuous growth in this area. This role offers fast-paced career development, and numerous opportunities for personal advancement. You'll be provided with extensive training and support as you further your existing skills in this role.


  • Technically managing pre and post sale Darktrace deployments
  • Help design security architectures for customers and prospect’s OT networks
  • Support the Darktrace Industrial sales team in conversations with prospects and customers
  • Support the Darktrace technical teams in enabling customers to best utilise Darktrace’s solution within OT environments
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert for customers and prospects in implementing Darktrace’s Industrial Immune System to help secure OT networks
  • Contribute to blog posts and educational videos for customers
  • Participate in contributing to technical product marketing and industry conferences representing Darktrace Industrial


This role will suit technical individuals who have a strong background within the commodities sector and are looking for a challenging client facing role that bridges technology and the business.

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in an engineering discipline with a GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • >5 years experience in a role implementing OT infrastructure or a Sales Engineer role selling OT infrastructure
  • Experience with SCADA system architectures
  • Experience designing security architectures for OT networks
  • Experience securing or deploying OT devices including PLCs and HMIs
  • Knowledge of security best practices for OT systems including MITRE’s ATT&CK for ICS framework
  • Practical experience securing a network using the Purdue Model
  • Experience with OT systems including systems from Rockwell Automation, Siemens, and Allen-Bradley

Please apply with your CV and a cover letter.

UK Benefits

  • Competitive base salary
  • BUPA family healthcare
  • Pension contribution
  • Life insurance
  • Other benefits include employee assistance programme, cycle to work scheme, matched charitable giving, employee assistance scheme, free fruit and regular social events when restrictions allow a return to the office