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Full-Time

Backend Software Engineer

Infrastructure

Updated on 7/2/2024

Palantir

Palantir

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops software for data integration and analysis

Financial Services
Data & Analytics
Industrial & Manufacturing
Energy

Mid, Senior

London, UK

Category
Backend Engineering
Software Engineering
Required Skills
Rust
Python
Apache Kafka
Java
Elasticsearch
Data Analysis
Cassandra
Requirements
  • Engineering background in Computer Science, Mathematics, Software Engineering, Physics or similar field
  • Strong coding skills with demonstrated proficiency in programming languages, such as Java, C++, Python, Rust, or similar languages
  • Familiarity with storage and data processing systems, cloud infrastructure, and other technical tools
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to iterate quickly with teammates, incorporating feedback and holding a high bar for quality
Responsibilities
  • Building a performant search and indexing ecosystem for complex granularly permissioned data
  • Contributing to open-source data processing libraries, integrating the latest innovations to achieve performance gains
  • Building the distributed systems that power large scale compute workloads, orchestrating and efficiently scheduling hundreds of thousands of containers every hour
  • Designing architecture and opinionated APIs to keep application developers on the happy path
  • Tracing and performance observability in high scale distributed microservice architectures
  • Building reliant, performant, and scalable systems for storage, auth, or asset serving to enable other product teams to build robust applications without deep domain expertise in the underlying systems
  • Automating the deployment, management, and operations of complex distributed systems like Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Kafka, and more across different environments

Palantir Technologies is a leading provider in the data integration and analysis sector, focusing on delivering comprehensive solutions that drive data-driven decision-making in critical industries like national security, healthcare, and finance. The company fosters a culture of deep analytical thinking and problem-solving, providing employees with cutting-edge tools and a competitive environment that emphasizes continuous improvement and innovation. This empowers teams to tackle complex challenges and contribute significantly to strategic sectors, making it an excellent place for professionals dedicated to pushing the boundaries of data technology.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$3.5B

Headquarters

Denver, Colorado

Founded

2003

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

11%

Benefits

Transparency

Take-What-You-Need Time Off Policy

Family Support

Community

Equity

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Healthcare