Palantir Technologies is hiring a

Site Reliability Engineer (Contractor)

Doha, Qatar
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

As a Site Reliability Engineer, you will be responsible for the efficient maintenance and support of backend services, pipelines, and workflows. You will improve the reliability of these systems, coaching new members of the team, and implementing new functionality for the customer. Effective communication with the client, support, and product development teams will be critical to long-term strategic success. We value candidates who are self-motivated to solve undefined and challenging problems with creativity and pragmatism.

Core Responsibilities

  • Design, plan, and implement infrastructure changes to on-prem installation of Palantir products.
  • Maintain services by monitoring metrics, system health, and reports.
  • Practice effective incident management skills and strategies.
  • Participate in software development cycle by providing high quality signal that product teams can use to improve long-term reliability and scalability of Palantir’s services.

What We Value

  • Demonstrated experience in fields such as Computer Science, Software Engineering or Data Engineering.
  • Experience and knowledge of managing distributed systems and working with microservices.
  • Experience maintaining large YARN, Hadoop, Cassandra, and ElasticSearch clusters.
  • Familiarity using Unix tooling; advanced experience writing scripts preferred.
  • Experience with big data and distributed processing; experience writing large Spark pipelines preferred.
  • Proficiency in one of the following: Python, Java or equivalent.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with teams of technical and non-technical individuals in a rapidly changing environment with dynamic objectives and iteration with users.
  • Ability to continuously learn, work independently, and make decisions with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to participate in on-call rotations and to work on-site at the customer in Doha.

Palantir is committed to promoting a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. 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 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.

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