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Software Engineer (Security Infrastructure)

Company: Palantir Technologies
Location: White Plains
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

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
Our products support some of the most important and impactful work in the world, including defense, intelligence, and commercial applications. We are trusted by our customers to protect their mission-critical information in the face of advanced persistent threats. The mission of the Security Infrastructure team is to build platforms and software to enable our products and teams to provide the highest level of assurance to our customers. This role has wide-reaching impact, strong autonomy, and the resources and empowerment to make significant security improvements across all Palantir. The skills and background of successful candidates may vary highly, but curiosity, tenacity, and a drive to be an extraordinary security engineer are the underpinnings of our team.
As a Software Engineer on our Security Infrastructure team, you will be hands-on and have wide-ranging impact for the security of Palantir and its customers. You will be responsible for:
Data Engineering: You will develop the data and telemetry pipeline and backing cluster that collects and ingests terabytes of data per hour into a multi-petabyte data warehouse that powers our observability systems.
Counter-Abuse Technologies: You will develop technologies to refine the fraud and abuse defenses in our products. Core Responsibilities

  • Design and lead the end-to-end lifecycle of our data pipelines used to provide timely, complete, and accurate information for defenders.
  • Work closely with the DevOps team to maintain, operate, and evolve a highly performant, large-scale data warehouse.
  • Develop tools that ingest, enrich, transform, and analyze data in Palantir Foundry to provide meaningful security insights.
  • Expand and improve existing methods to aid in the detection and remediation of fraud and abuse on our platform. What We Value
    • 5+ years development or software engineering experience and a deep passion for information security.
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills and a comfort working closely with engineering teams.
    • Experience with a modern high-level programming language (e.g. Java, Golang, Javascript, Python, etc.).
    • Experience with complex architectures and codebases (e.g. SOA or micro-services).
    • Experience with public cloud service providers (e.g. Amazon AWS, Google GCP, Microsoft Azure) and modern deployment technologies (e.g. CI/CD, Kubernetes, docker).
    • Experience with advanced Linux and container based security confinement methods (SELinux, Apparmor, etc.).
    • Active TS/SCI security clearance or willingness and eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Palantir is committed to promoting a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe that all Palantirians share the responsibility of upholding our commitment to these values and encourage candidates from a wide range of backgrounds, perspectives, and lived experiences to join us in solving the world s hardest problems. Palantir does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Palantir is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Please see the United States Department of Labor s EEO poster and EEO poster supplement for additional information.
      Palantir is committed to making the job application process accessible to everyone. If you are living with a disability (visible or not visible) and need to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please reach out and let us know how we can help.

Keywords: Palantir Technologies, Washington DC , Software Engineer (Security Infrastructure), IT / Software / Systems , White Plains, DC

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