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Engineering Manager - Apollo Platform

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    Senior Level
  • Software Engineering
  • Seattle
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AI generated summary

  • You must have 6+ years of software engineering, deep systems background, 2+ years leadership experience, and a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent. Ability to lead cross-team efforts, partner effectively, and run high-paced product development teams.
  • You will lead a team of engineers, provide guidance and mentorship, drive technical roadmap, identify and develop leaders, and collaborate with teams to improve scalability and operational sustainability.


  • Demonstrated experience leading cross-team engineering efforts from analysis of requirements and scoping, shipping, to operating in production
  • Deep systems background and value technical excellence. Delivers well-engineered and durable solutions, leading technical discussions, design, and code reviews
  • Ability to partner effectively with other teams in the organization across engineering, business development, information security, etc.
  • Ability to run a high-paced product development team across multiple locations and timezones, and react effectively to changes in global prioritization
  • What We Require:
  • 6+ years in software engineering or similar role. Experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems.
  • 2+ years of leadership experience. Demonstrated track record of successful mentorship and accelerating reports growth, being an effective multiplier for the team.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.


  • Lead a team of engineers and accelerate their growth by providing thoughtful feedback, technical mentorship, and effectively manage performance
  • Identify and grow leaders within the teams, setting them up for success through mentorship and coaching
  • Partner with senior engineers to build and champion a long-term tech roadmap to reduce operational burden, ensure scalability, reduce risk, and push the team towards step-changes in operational sustainability
  • Collaborate across teams to prioritize, build and align strategies that improve Palantir’s ability to scale


What qualities should an Engineering Manager for the Apollo Platform possess?

An Engineering Manager for the Apollo Platform should possess qualities such as the ability to develop, coach, and grow team members, create a high-trust and inclusive team environment, empathy for user pain and UX opinions, and the ability to make prioritization decisions based on business requirements and team needs. The manager should also be able to contribute to the code base when needed.

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Mission & Purpose

At Palantir (NYSE: PLTR), we're helping the world's most important institutions use their data to solve their most urgent problems. Our software lets our customers integrate and analyze all of their data so they can answer questions that they couldn't before. From delivering disaster relief to building safer automobiles, we're honored to help make our partners better at their most important work. Together with our customers, we're building the future of national security, healthcare, energy, finance, manufacturing, and more. And we need bright minds from around the world to help us.