Permanent employment
Den Haag
Bachelor (EQF 6), Master (EQF 7)
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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. 


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 Cyber AI Loop.


Darktrace is currently expanding its technical team to accommodate a rapidly growing customer base and accelerating revenue. We are looking to hire a tenacious and driven 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.



  • 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.



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

  • Minimum 2:1 or equivalent from a leading university in a tehcnical or IT related subject (desirable) or experience working in a IT or networking focused role. 
  • 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 (essential)
  • 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
  • Fluent Dutch and English is essential 

Please apply with an English CV