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.
At Palantir, we hire world-class engineers to solve the toughest problems. Performance and Load testing is core to our business and culture. Palantir is looking for a Performance Engineer to work on our core platform and infrastructure. You will work with the latest hardware and software, and interact closely with key technical experts to ensure the best possible performance results for the Palantir platform.
Design and implement performance test infrastructure
Design, implement, and run performance test scenarios
Debug and fix issues with performance test tools
Work closely with development to isolate and communicate performance issues
Report product performance characteristics on a regular basis
Define minimal h/w requirements for basic functionality and scale
BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or equivalent
Performance and Load Testing experience
Strong experience with Linux; specifically, the ability to diagnose software issues on a server environment
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Proficiency in modern development, such as Java
Shell scripting, such as Bash, Python or Perl
Oracle, Postgres and/or other (SQL) database knowledge