Mobile Applications Developer



Software Engineering, IT
Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023

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 8,400 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 130 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 2,400 employees located globally. 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

We are seeking candidates to join our mobile app team. Our mobile application helps to alert security professionals to critical information that they need to know whilst they are on the go, giving them peace of mind that Darktrace’s Self-Learning AI is making decisions and taking proportionate, autonomous actions to thwart in-progress attacks while they are away from their desks.

Mobile app developers work closely with our in-house design team and will liaise with other members of the Darktrace R&D team to bring new features to the mobile app and to refine our existing offering. Developers will be expected to work towards competence in both iOS and Android development and will be offered training and support to achieve this.

The ideal candidate should have a strong interest in mobile app technologies and development and should have experience in writing applications in Swift and/ or Java. They will spend most of their time writing code and should feel confident in working independently as well as being proactive in communicating with team members. They will be expected to attend the Cambridge office a minimum of two days per week.

Candidate Requirements:

  • A strong interest in mobile app technologies (Essential)
  • Good working knowledge of Swift and / or Java.(Essential)
  • The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate experience designing and writing mobile applications for Android and / or iOS. (Essential)
  • Experience with C++ and / or Javascript advantageous but not essential. (Desirable)


  • 23 days holiday + a day off for your birthday, rising to 25 (+ birthday) after 2 years
  • All UK public holidays
  • BUPA healthcare with premiums fully paid by Darktrace for employee + eligible family members
  • Salary Sacrifice pension scheme with company contribution of 4% and employee contribution of 5%
  • Life Insurance 4x salary
  • Cycle to work scheme