DevOps Engineer, Developer Tools 10/10/2017

Palantir Technologies Washington, DC

Location
Washington, DC
AJE Ref #
579719669
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
f94ab156-4821-4202-ad47-b505975e2b62
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Education
Masters Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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A World-Changing Company At Palantir, we re passionate about building software that solves problems. We partner with the most important institutions in the world to transform how they use data and technology. Our software has been used to stop terrorist attacks, discover new medicines, gain an edge in global financial markets, and more. If these types of projects excite you, we'd love for you to join us. The Role The Developer Tools Team is a team of 5, responsible for the toolchain used by Palantir developers, from CI pipelines to self-service container schedulers and custom internal applications. Put another way, we engineer tools for the engineers. With 1500 people writing code in Java, Typescript, and Go all over the world, and more than 30,000 builds per week across 10,000 repositories, improvements we make for developers have huge effects. We are looking for a Dev Ops Engineer who is interested in advocating for developers and asking what does world-class look like? to join us in making development at Palantir better. A WORLD-CHANGING COMPANY

At Palantir, we re passionate about building software that solves problems. We partner with the most important institutions in the world to transform how they use data and technology. Our software has been used to stop terrorist attacks, discover new medicines, gain an edge in global financial markets, and more. If these types of projects excite you, we'd love for you to join us.

THE ROLE

The Developer Tools Team is a team of 5, responsible for the toolchain used by Palantir developers, from CI pipelines to self-service container schedulers and custom internal applications. Put another way, we engineer tools for the engineers.

With 1500 people writing code in Java, Typescript, and Go all over the world, and more than 30,000 builds per week across 10,000 repositories, improvements we make for developers have huge effects. We are looking for a Dev Ops Engineer who is interested in advocating for developers and asking what does world-class look like? to join us in making development at Palantir better.
Recent projects we've worked on include:
* A service that automatically opens pull requests to upgrade dependency versions, standardize Gradle plugins, and correct other anti-patterns.

* A rewrite of our documentation hosting service to add search, make it highly-available, and closely integrate it with our CI pipeline.

In this role, you will:
* Deploy, improve, and maintain highly available, scalable, and monitored systems and services.

* Identify gaps in development tools and frameworks for languages such as Java, TypeScript, and Go.

* Manage the adoption of tools and industry best practices among development teams.

* Research, evaluate, and develop new applications, primarily in Go.

* Identify and automate common tasks that slow down development.

What We Value:
* B.S./M.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Math, Physics, or equivalent experience.

* Proficiency in a language such as Java, Python, or Go, and its corresponding build tool.

* Experience working with AWS or another cloud provider.

* Experience managing and developing highly-available and distributed software.

* Exposure to infrastructure-as-code frameworks like Terraform and CloudFormation.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Palantir is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.