GLEN TAKAHASHI

PALANTIR TECHNOLOGIES

Just graduated from UCLA Computer Science and am currently travelling the world. Track my progress here! After that, I'll be moving to NYC and working for Palantir as a Forward Deployed Engineer.

  • B.S. Computer Science
  • UCLA Class of 2015
  • 21
  • New York, NY
  • me@glentaka.com
  • +1 408 647 6220

Employment

  • Forward Deployed EngineerOct 2014 - Present

    Palantir Technologies

    Working on integrating previous intern projects into core product

  • Forward Deployed Engineer InternJun 2014 - Oct 2014

    Palantir Technologies

    Wrote a tool for easily managing and visualizing an internal data pipeline

    Created a web app for writing richly linked reports using a structured review process

  • Software & Web DeveloperJan 2012 - Oct 2014

    Simul8 Group

    Created a website using asynchronous search to provide users with articles compiled from multiple databases

    Improved a Python REST API which provides article data to websites

  • Software Engineering InternJun 2013 - Sept 2013

    Palantir Technologies

    Investigated different MapReduce technologies to improve performance over large datasets on machines

    Began integrating said technologies into Metropolis platform as an API

  • Software Engineering InternJune 2012 - Sept 2012

    Adobe Systems Inc.

    Designed and programmed an internal tool with wxPython to facilitate compiling and building Adobe Acrobat

    Prototyped a new website in Django/HTML5 to demonstrate some unreleased features, and their integration with websites in the cloud

Education

  • Computer Science2011 - 2015

    University of California, Los Angeles

    GPA: 3.4
    Favorite classes: Computer Graphics, Data Mining, Computer Security, Statistics, Business Law, Linux/Unix
    Clubs: UCLA Investment Society

Programming Languages

  • Java

  • Coffeescript

  • Javascript

  • HTML5/CSS

  • C/C++

  • Python

  • C#

Technologies

  • Linux

  • Git

  • Backbone.js

  • Marionette

  • jQuery

  • d3.js

  • Django

  • Node.js

  • SVN

Software

  • Nginx

  • Hadoop/Hive

  • Apache

  • PostgreSQL

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