Glen Takahashi

GLEN TAKAHASHI

Currently working on R&D inside Palantir to make data analysis more accessible to less technical users.

Employment

  • Oct 2014 - Present
    Forward Deployed Engineer
    New York, NY
    • Built cybersecurity and analysis tools to help keep networks of 100,000's of devices secure.
    • Worked in R&D to create multiple new products to enable less technical users to perform complex data analysis.
  • 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

  • Typescript

  • HTML5

  • CSS/Sass/Less

  • Python

  • Go

Platforms

  • React

  • Redux

  • Dropwizard

  • Angular

Technologies

  • Spark

  • YARN

  • Linux

  • Nginx

  • Git

  • HDFS

  • Cassandra

  • Apache

  • Docker

  • PostgreSQL

  • Elasticsearch

  • Gradle

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Macbook Pro 15 in.

os

El Capitan

editor

vim

shell

zsh

multiplexer

tmux

configs
browser

chrome

passwords

1Password

finances

YNAB 4

Personal

podcasts

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

books

The Design of Everyday Things, Thinking Fast and Slow

periodicals

The Economist, Wall Street Journal, New York Times

games

Witcher 3, Dota 2