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Burns & McDonnell Full Stack Developer - Palantir (Multiple Locations) in Kansas City, Missouri


The growth and evolution of infrastructure demands coupled with a rapidly changing technological landscape presents significant opportunities to those companies that have the focus and foresight to solve some of society's most complex challenges. One area of focus for Burns & McDonnell is equipping our clients and workforce with superior data-driven decision-making capability. We have identified the need to establish a technology position focused on full stack software development.


Full Stack Developer plays a crucial role in the Innovation department, tasked with developing and maintaining the full spectrum of web applications, from user interface to server and database integration. This role is instrumental in driving the Orchestrated Design-Build initiative, crafting next-generation solutions that leverage advanced technologies like

Palantir Foundry to propel Burns & McDonnell's engineering and construction services to new heights.

We are looking for a highly skilled computer programmer who is comfortable with both front and back-end programming. Responsibilities include participating in user interviews, developing and designing front end web user interfaces from a composable architecture, integrating existing data sets and models, developing and maintaining semantically driven object ontologies, and ensuring the responsiveness of applications, among other duties.

This position will be required to see out a project from conception to final product, requiring excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Job Duties:

  • Participation in user interviews to understand technical and customer needs.

  • Developing front end website architecture based on Palantir Foundry.

  • Designing user interactions on web pages within Palantir Foundry Workshop.

  • Developing back-end code logic that leverages semantic object linking (ontologies) within Palantir Foundry Pipeline Builder, Code Workbook, and Ontology Manager.

  • Creating servers, databases, and datasets for functionality as needed.

  • Ensuring health of data connections and pipelines (utilizing filesystem, JDBC, SFTP, and webhook).

  • Ensuring conformance with security protocols and markings on sensitive data sets.

  • Ensuring responsiveness of web applications developed on low code/no code solutions.

  • Ensuring cross-platform optimization for mobile phones.

  • Seeing through projects from conception to finished product.

  • Meeting both technical and customer needs.

  • Staying abreast of developments in web applications and programming languages.

  • Lead other engineers to develop features on your projects.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Management Information Systems, Engineering or related field and 4 years required.

  • Strong knowledge in programming languages and coding principles and procedures.

  • Strong knowledge in web development framework.

  • Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization, and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment.

  • Effective written and oral communication skills.

  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills.

  • Strong knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PPT).

  • Ability to obtain applicable certifications.

  • Palantir Foundry experience preferred.

  • Proficiency with fundamental front-end languages such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript preferred.

  • Familiarity with JavaScript libraries such as Lodash, Math.js, Moment, Numeral, and es6-shim preferred.

  • Proficiency with server-side languages for structured data processing; Python, PySpark, Java, Apache Spark, and SparkSQL preferred.

  • Familiarity with database technology such as MySQL, Oracle, MongoDB, and others preferred.

  • Familiarity with analytical tools for business intelligence and data science such as Power BI, Jupyter, and R Studio preferred.

  • Strong organizational and project management skills preferred.

  • Team leadership experience preferred.

This job posting will remain open a minimum of 72 hours and on an ongoing basis until filled


Job Web Development

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Other Locations US-GA-Atlanta, US-TX-Houston, US-IL-Chicago

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

Req ID: 241582

Job Hire Type Experienced #LI-SN #COR