Being a member of Palantir's Engineering department is an experience unlike any other. Our home is a true startup: the intersection between efficiency and ingenuity where every voice is heard, every idea is considered, and every member makes a tangible impact.
Palantir is seeking talented engineers with a web application programming background to help build the first web interface for one of our major technology platforms. As a member of our web applications team, you’ll be creating powerful data analysis tools that are increasingly relied upon to fight fraud, cyber threats, and terrorism, and to help people make better decisions using their data. You’ll be working with modern web technologies such as WebSocket, HTML5, and LESS with a focus on building rich interactive experiences never before seen on the web. We are in a period of rapid growth, and you will have a lot of influence over the direction and architecture of our web products.
Design and develop web applications with an emphasis on rich interaction
Research and explore new technologies and determine if they’re useful to our products
Work closely with QA, other engineers, our business team, and our customers
Act as your own PM, i.e., take complete ownership of your projects
Extraordinary software engineering talent
BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent (PhD or drop-out a plus)
Knowledge of secure, scalable web design
Previous work experience a plus; Java experience a big plus
Side projects or contributions to open source software a plus