Glen Takahashi

GLEN TAKAHASHI

Just graduated from UCLA and am currently traveling the world for 111 days. In July, I’ll be moving to NYC and starting work for Palantir as a Forward Deployed Engineer.

GLEN TAKAHASHI

Forward Deployed Engineer

Palantir Technologies

Updated May 28 2015

Employment

  • Oct 2014 - Present
    Forward Deployed Engineer
    New York, NY
  • Jun 2014 - Oct 2014
    Forward Deployed Engineer Intern
    New York, NY
    • Wrote a tool for managing and visualizing data pipelines
    • Created a web app for writing richly linked reports using a structured review process
  • Jan 2012 - Nov 2014
    System Administrator & Developer
    Los Angeles, CA
    • Created a website using asynchronous search to provide users with articles compiled from multiple databases
    • Managed servers, projects, and teams to improve stability and productivity
  • Jun 2013 - Sept 2013
    Software Engineering Intern
    Palo Alto, CA
    • Investigated different MapReduce-esque technologies to improve performance over large datasets on machines
    • Began integrating said technologies into a new data processing platform
  • June 2012 - Sept 2012
    Software Engineering Intern
    San Jose, CA
    • 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

Programming Languages

  • Java

  • Javascript

  • HTML5

  • CSS/Sass/Less

  • C/C++

  • Python

  • C#

  • Go

Platforms

  • jQuery

  • Backbone.js

  • Marionette

  • Jekyll

  • Android

  • Django

  • d3.js

  • Node.js

Software

  • Linux

  • Nginx

  • Git

  • Apache

  • PostgreSQL

  • Cassandra

  • Hadoop/Hive

  • Gradle

  • SVN

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Lenovo Thinkpad E420

os

Debian Jessie

desktop
editor

vim

shell

zsh

multiplexer

tmux

configs
browser

chrome

Custom PC

os

Windows 7 Ultimate

photos

lightroom

Personal

podcasts

Freakonomics, Planet Money, 99% Invisible, NPR, Motley Fool Answers

books

The Design of Everyday Things, Thinking Fast and Slow