Partner Alliance manager



Tokyo, Japan
Posted on Monday, February 5, 2024

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

Job Description:

Darktrace is looking for a Alliance Manager to join our Partner Alliance Team. The Alliance Manager is a customer focused role that cultivates and maintaining relationships among business partners while also developing strategies to increase revenue for their companies.


Tokyo, Japan


This exciting and diverse role touches on all aspects of partner management, including:

  • Developing and maintaining business relationships and designing policies which allow partnerships to thrive
  • Identifying opportunities for new partnerships; strengthening existing relationships and collaborations
  • Building professional networks
  • Developing and executing business plans for strategic growth
  • Conducting market research and synthesizing reports of business metrics
  • Negotiating contracts with strategic partners and attending meetings to serve as representatives of their organizations.

Domestic and International travel will be required.

Skills & Experience

  • 10+ years’ experience commercial experience managing partners or selling enterprise wide software or services solutions through software channels.
  • A proven track record at managing resources and complex, multi-dimensional sales efforts, both at the customer level and corporate environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, communication, and organizational skills
  • Ability to assemble and present effective sales presentations at the C-Level
  • Must be highly motivated and able to function independently within their territory as well as within a cross-functional account team