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Forward Deployed Software Engineer - UK Government - London

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    Full-time
    Junior Level
  • Software Engineering
  • London
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AI generated summary

  • You need a strong engineering background, proficiency in programming languages like Python or Java, ability to work in teams, travel up to 75%, and obtain security clearance for this role in London with Palantir Technologies.
  • You will own end-to-end execution of high stakes projects, discuss architecture, wrangle data, code web apps, speak with executives, and establish team strategy. Palantir is the best place to learn and grow as an entrepreneur or engineering leader.

Requirements

  • Strong engineering background, preferred in fields such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Software Engineering, Physics or relevant experience.
  • Familiarity with data structures, storage systems, cloud infrastructure, front-end frameworks, and other technical tools.
  • Understanding of how technical decisions impact the user of what you’re building.
  • Ability to work effectively in teams of technical and non-technical individuals.
  • Skill and comfort working in a rapidly changing environment with dynamic objectives and iteration with users.
  • Demonstrated ability to continuously learn, work independently, and make decisions with minimal supervision.
  • What We Require:
  • 1+ years of relevant, post-college work experience.
  • Strong engineering background, preferred in fields such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Software Engineering, Physics, and Data Science.
  • Strong coder with shown proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Java, C++, TypeScript/JavaScript, or similar.
  • Ability to travel 25 – 75% required. Varies by location and team.
  • Security clearance or the ability to obtain a clearance.

Responsibilities

  • FDSEs responsibilities look similar to those of a startup CTO: you’ll work in small teams and own end-to-end execution of high stakes projects. A day might span discussing architecture with fellow engineers, wrangling massive-scale data, coding a custom web app, speaking with customer executives, or establishing strategy for your team.
  • Do you aspire to be an entrepreneur or an engineering leader? If yes, we believe Palantir is the best place — with the best colleagues — to learn how!

FAQs

What kind of industries and institutions will a Forward Deployed Software Engineer work with in this role?

A Forward Deployed Software Engineer will work with customers in various industries and institutions, such as finance, healthcare, and government agencies.

What are some examples of missions/projects a Forward Deployed Software Engineer may work on?

Examples of missions/projects a Forward Deployed Software Engineer may work on include detecting insider trading, improving disaster relief efforts, and fighting healthcare fraud.

What challenges might a Forward Deployed Software Engineer face in this role?

Challenges a Forward Deployed Software Engineer may face include navigating regulatory environments, working with different types of data, and accommodating diverse user populations.

What technical outcomes can a Forward Deployed Software Engineer expect to drive for customers?

A Forward Deployed Software Engineer can expect to drive real technical outcomes for customers, such as improving efficiency, detecting fraud, and enhancing overall performance within their industries.

Technology
Industry
1001-5000
Employees
2003
Founded Year

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.