Head Of Application Security

Palantir Technologies Palo Alto , CA 94306

Posted 2 months ago

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

Security of our products and platform is existential to Palantir and the world-changing work we do. To address the growing needs of our organization, we are expanding the Application Security team, a branch of our Information Security team. As the Head of Application Security, you will work alongside architects and engineers to design secure software solutions for both on-prem and cloud infrastructure. You will be responsible for driving the vision and implementation of the Application Security Team at Palantir, to include implementation of industry best practices, developer engagement/advocacy, and influence on product design and architecture.

As a member of the Information Security team, you'll work with software engineers to improve the security of Palantir products across the development lifecycle. You'll get to apply your breaker skills, pentesting Palantir's products, and sharpen your builder skills, working to automate security assessments and shape software architecture.

Core Responsibilities

  • Grow and mature the Application Security Engineering program and team.

  • Provide in-depth security expertise and guidance for product engineers and architects.

  • Champion Application Security both within the organization, and with our customers.

  • Develop sustainable automation and metrics to track Application Security success at scale.

What We Value

  • Significant experience (5+ years) as an engineering lead.

  • Passion to mentor and grow engineers and advocate security awareness.

  • Ability to communicate technical security concepts to diverse audiences, both verbally and in writing.

  • Proficient in a modern high-level programming language (e.g. Java, Golang, Javascript, Python, etc.)

  • Strong understanding and experience with at least one cloud provider (e.g. AWS/Azure/GCE).

Palantir is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do 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. Please see the United States Department of Labor's EEO poster and EEO poster supplement for additional information.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@palantir.com.


See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Application Platform Architect

Vmware, Inc.

Posted 5 days ago

VIEW JOBS 11/9/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-02-07T00:00 As an Applications Platform Architect supporting designated Global SISO partners, you will work directly with the SISO partner Application Transformation Teams to develop global Application Transformation Services & COE covering both traditional enterprise and modern cloud native applications to enable 'Journey to Cloud' insights in targeted joint clients to accelerate pipeline expansion and growth. In this role, you will engage with the SISO to evangelize, train and enable the larger SISO technical community on the key Application Platform Assessment best practices and subsequent client engagements to targeted joint clients Earning the right as a trusted advisor requires a unique blend of being polished with customers, being technically savvy, incorporating out of the box thinking, and having the ability to drive and engage multiple stakeholders to translate and communicate business requirements into a solution vision that meets the customer's business needs. The Applications Platform Architect must be a highly organized, thorough and motivated professional that understands the importance of being a strong team player and leader when it comes to forging a solution and liaising with customers. The role will include being a key field partner for engineering teams, working closely with the two designated SISO Partners and associated customers, as well as assisting initial sales and delivery to customers who require advanced assessment designs and services. Your knowledge and experiences will also be leveraged as a part of continuous feedback loop to drive architectural best practices and tooling required to increase adoption, retention and overall partner & customer experience. The application platform architect is a highly specialized role with VMware it has four major job functions: 1) Being embedded with a specific set of SISOs helping them with their application platforms strategy as they have help customers transform applications to the cloud 2) Customer interactions on workshops and escalation 3) Interaction with engineering and product management to channel feedback and improve overall product solutions, and 4) Evangelism across the globe in creating thought leadership in the application platforms space, including cloud native applications. Detailed Job Function: * The position requires 30% travel - this is typically managed on prioritization basis * Provide expert advise on how to modernize and migrate data platforms onto the cloud, help kick start SISO cloud practices to help accelerate the adoption of VMware cloud product * Ability to have architectural conversation with customers that cover solution use cases, and not just product specific * Extensive experience with DevOps and SRE (Site Reliability Engineering practice) * Develop application platforms solution prototypes using VMware technologies along with any third party tools and products * Develop best practices documents where needed, and provide product advisory to enhance product documentation * Provide advisory to the VMware GSS support team in the space of application platforms * Write automation software developed in Java and/or GO, as it pertains to POC and HOL examples when needed in specific customer use case Required Skills: * Understanding of enterprise applications, such as enterprise web app containers – weblogic, websphere, tomcat and others Understanding of messaging systems such rabbitMQ, and other distributed systems like Kafka * Understating of data architectures, OLTP, OLAP, Analytics, Machine Learning, Hadoop, RDBMS (Oracle, DB2, MS SQL, MySQL, postgres), In memory DBs Understanding of Microservices, and FaaS * The candidate must possess significant 7+ years application architecture experience at enterprise level Understands how the digital transformation affects application architecture and development within the enterprise Experience with application containers (servlet and or JEEE containers) such as Tomcat, JBoss, Weblogic, and/or Websphere Knows about current trends in software architecture, e.g. Microservices, container technology, scalable architectures and backend systems * 3 years of software development experience and/or automation in Java, GOLANG, Python, or Perl Solid understanding of distributed systems architectures, challenges and design implications, e.g. on consistency guarantees, (tail) latency, failure-tolerance, and consensus * Strong knowledge of systems and application design, with an understanding of operational and reliability trade-offs. Understanding of the container ecosystem, trends, and how those relate to building modern distributed applications. For example, candidate must have rich experience with container cluster management solutions such as Docker Swarm, Mesos or Kubernetes as well as how these relate to solutions from VMware Cloud-native Applications 7+ years design/ implementation/ consulting experience of large-scale, enterprise infrastructure and backend systems (databases, storage systems, virtualization infrastructure). * Exposure to deployment patterns for Web Applications, RDBMS, and in memory DBs 7 years' experience working with multi-national customers in various areas, e.g. platforms, infrastructure, architecture, support, etc. * Experience in systems administration and heterogeneous environments, e.g. OSes especially Linux and Windows * Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. * Customer focus, passion and centricity * Ability to work well with and able to influence advanced customer architects, technical staff and executive staff using appropriate domain language to detail out each solution * Active in the Open Source community, e.g. by contributing code and knowledge Vmware, Inc. Palo Alto CA

Head Of Application Security

Palantir Technologies