DevOps Engineer



Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 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

Join our esteemed R&D teams in the vibrant hub of Cambridge, where groundbreaking innovations fuel our company's meteoric rise. As a DevOps Engineer, you'll play a pivotal role in crafting and refining the backbone of our products across a diverse spectrum of projects, leveraging a rich tapestry of tools and technologies that define the cutting edge of our industry.

This role offers a hybrid setup, with a minimum requirement of two days per week in our London office.


Your responsibilities will be multifaceted, encompassing the development, management, configuration, and automation of systems and services within the dynamic landscapes of AWS and Azure. Collaborating within agile, specialized teams, you'll infuse your expertise into projects, whether working independently or fostering fresh ideas to propel our endeavors forward. Your adept prioritization skills will ensure seamless integration into broader organizational goals, addressing immediate challenges while advancing our collective progress.

Candidate Requirements:

  • To excel in this role, you should bring a wealth of experience as a DevOps Engineer, ideally experience building software applications. A background in infrastructure provisioning tools (e.g., Terraform Ansible, Chef and Cloud Formation) and Infrastructure as Code (IAC) approaches.Alongside your deep understanding of large-scale continuous integration systems CI/CD (e.g., Git, Gerrit, Jenkins, Artifactory)
  • Deep understanding of build systems.
  • Tracking and resolving dependencies.
  • Experience with rolling out incremental, backwards compatible changes to a deployment process.
  • Python coding skills, familiarity with the Linux command line and shell scripting.
  • Strong Git command-line skills.
  • Experience in migrating workloads from on-premises to cloud.
  • Good knowledge of basic networking and security concepts.


  • 23 days holiday + all public holidays. Increasing to 25 days after 2 years of service.
  • Additional day off for your birthday.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Life insurance.
  • Pension – 4% employer contribution.
  • Enhanced family leave.
  • Confidential employee Support.
  • Cycle to work scheme.