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Applying for Dev Ops

Location: Americas / US - Southeast / Reston

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

This position will support our newly created team working with our US Federal clients. In this role, Darktrace is looking for a bright, tenacious, and articulate operations engineer to work in an exciting, fast-moving environment at the cutting edge of cyber security technology. Some professional experience working with Linux systems and configuration management is essential, with exposure to Infrastructure as Code preferred.

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’.

Key Duties & Responsibilities of the role:

  • Supporting deployment of code written by a UK development team into secure cloud offerings.
  • Handling technical support escalations and troubleshooting Linux service issues
  • Liaising between the development team and federal when issues arise
  • Ensuring customers’ deployments are running smoothly and efficiently
  • Sharing findings to help foster the growth of a technical team

 Skills & Knowledge Requirements:

  • Experience using Infrastructure as Code such as Terraform
  • Experience using configuration management such as Ansible
  • Experience in a devops or similar role within AWS/Azure/GCP
  • Analytical skills to solve problems and support the devops teams
  • Knowledge of the mechanisms of networking in physical and cloud environments
  • Ability to self-learn, research and implement 3rdparty systems.
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot services on Linux over an ssh connection
  • Ability to write and modify shell scripts
  • Working understanding of key Cloud services related to VM management
  • An understanding of general networking and cyber security technologies (desirable)
  • A scientific, computer science or engineering degree with a GPA of 3.0 or above

Additional Benefits:

  • 100% Paid Coverage – Medical, Dental & Vision
  • 401 (k) Matching
  • Commuter Benefits
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 20 Days PTO
  • Charitable giving, employee recognition scheme and regular social events