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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 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

Darktrace is looking for a bright, articulate web developers to join a rapidly-expanding team developing both its public and internal web offerings.

Working across one of a number of existing projects, the ideal candidate is a creative problem solver who will work in coordination with cross-functional teams to design, develop, and maintain our next generation websites and web tools. You must be comfortable working as part of a team while taking the initiative to take lead on new innovations and projects.

This is a hybrid role, and the expectation would be to work a minimum of 2 days a week in the Cambridge office.


  • Working daily on web applications primarily written using a PHP framework

  • Confident working with JavaScript and SQL 

  • Familiarity working with the deployment and maintenance of the web application infrastructure including backend resources

  • Able to work within a small team, formed for particular tasks with some experienced members

  • Also, able to work on projects alone, on new brand-new ideas

  • Successfully prioritise how work fits into wider progress, as well as solving immediate challenges.

 Candidate Requirements:

  • Experience using web technologies such experience using web technologies such as: HTML5, CSS, WebGL, JavaScript, Node.js, and JavaScript-based libraries such as React, D3 and jQuery. (Essential)

  • Experience with PHP / Laravel Frameworks

  • Linux development environment (Essential)

  • Self-motivated, strong time management skills, and the ability to effectively prioritise a varied workload (Essential)

  • Knowledge on secure web development (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

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