GLEN TAKAHASHI

Just graduated from UCLA and am currently travelling the world for 100 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

Employment

  • Oct 2014 - Present

    Palantir Technologies

    Forward Deployed Engineer
  • Jun 2014 - Oct 2014

    Palantir Technologies

    Forward Deployed Engineer Intern
    • 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 - Oct 2014

    Simul8 Group

    System Administrator & Developer
    • 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

    Palantir Technologies

    Software Engineering Intern
    • 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

    Adobe Systems Inc.

    Software Engineering Intern
    • 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

  • B.S. Computer Science2011 - 2015

    University of California, Los Angeles
    GPA: 3.38

Programming Languages

  • Java

  • Coffeescript

  • Javascript

  • HTML5/CSS

  • Sass

  • C/C++

  • Python

  • Less

  • C#

  • Go

Platforms

  • jQuery

  • Backbone.js

  • Marionette

  • Jekyll

  • Android

  • Django

  • d3.js

  • Node.js

Software

  • Linux

  • Nginx

  • Git

  • Hadoop/Hive

  • Apache

  • PostgreSQL

  • Cassandra

  • Gradle

  • Elastic Search

  • SVN

Note: scores only represent personal comfort levels relative to each other
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Lenovo Thinkpad E420

os

Debian Testing

window manager
editor

vim

shell

zsh

terminalstuff

tmux

browser

chrome

Custom PC

os

Windows 7 Ultimate

glentaka.com

dns

route 53

server

nginx

Skywrath

host

linode

size

4096

purpose

primary host

Invoker

host

AWS

size

t2.micro

purpose

dev server

Personal

music

spotify

games

CSGO, Dota 2

podcasts

Freakonomics, Planet Money, 99% Invisible

books

The Singularity Is Near