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Applying for Graduate Cyber Engineer

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.com.

The graduate Cyber Engineer (CE) role is a network focused dynamic and varied technical position. This is a key technical role for Darktrace, working closely with our clients, account managers and other technical teams to ensure the successful design and implementation of the Darktrace Enterprise Immune System.

Darktrace is currently expanding its technical team to accommodate a rapidly growing customer base and accelerating revenue. We are looking to hire a computer science or technology graduates for a role which 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.

Key responsibilities include;

  • Being the technical authority on the design and implementation of the Darktrace solution
  • Acting as the client's trusted advisor regarding Darktrace on the network for both pre-and post-sale deployments.
  • Helping the client from initial technical contact through successful deployment
  • Providing expertise and troubleshooting relating to network traffic
  • Acting as a technical touch point between a client's network team, partners and the Cyber Technology Specialists
  • Providing feedback and reporting to account managers on deployments
  • Design and build custom client integrations and define solution architectures
  • Weekly national and international travel to client sites when Covid restrictions allow

Please note: this position is network focused role, rather than development.

More about you:

This role will suit technical graduates who have graduated with a computer science or similar degree and are looking for a challenging technical client facing role that bridges technology and the business.

For this role you need to be tenacious, driven and have the following skill set:

  • Minimum 'gut' from a leading university in a subject such as computer science,
  • Understanding of following functions; TCP/IP stack, OSI Model, DHCP, DNS, Subnets, VLANs, Routers, Firewalls
  • Basic network troubleshooting experience (highly desirable)
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Any experience with customer-facing activities (pre/post-sales) is desirable but not essential
  • Able to travel to client site when restrictions allow, all expenses paid
  • Ability to speak fluent German & English is required 

More about us:

Darktrace’s mission is to make the world more secure in the face of targeted threats and evolving, machine-speed attacks. By augmenting human security teams and autonomously detecting and responding to attacks, Darktrace’s Cyber AI Platform reduces the risks of data theft and technology disruption that organisations face on a daily basis. Our technology applies cutting-edge machine learning and mathematics to the field of cyber-security.

Founded in 2013, Darktrace currently has over 1,500 worldwide employees spread across over 40 countries. The technical hub and headquarters are located in Cambridge, UK, with a US headquarters in San Francisco, CA.

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’.