A World-Changing Company
Palantir builds the world’s leading software for data-driven decisions and operations. By bringing the right data to the people who need it, our platforms empower our partners to develop lifesaving drugs, forecast supply chain disruptions, locate missing children, and more.
As an Information Security Engineer, you are responsible for the security of Palantir’s people and infrastructure around the globe. Your technical expertise is second only to your integrity and real passion for security and technology in general. Our ideal candidate works well on a team, is highly motivated, and enjoys solving problems and taking on new challenges.
In this role you’ll be the first line of defense for protecting Palantir. Your team is responsible for the 24/7 prevention, detection, and investigation of security events and active attacks across our entire infrastructure. Your work will directly impact the success of Palantir’s mission as you seek to make life hard for our adversaries and protect our global network.
Build, run, and own infrastructure and automation to detect, contain, and eradicate security threats.
Develop alerting and detection strategies to identify malicious or anomalous behavior.
Develop new and novel defensive techniques to identify or counteract changes in adversary techniques and tactics.
Dissect network, host, memory, and other artifacts originating from multiple operating systems and applications.
Perform enterprise-wide operations to uncover sophisticated and undetected threats.
Partner closely with other members of the Information Security team to lead changes in the company’s network defense posture.
What We Value
Broad exposure to multiple security subject areas, including a strong background in forensics or threat intelligence.
Deep exposure in Incident Response or Detection Engineering.
Desire to further the information security community through substantive contributions (e.g. conference talks, blog posts, public tool development, etc.)
Strong working knowledge of TCP/IP networking and common protocols.
What We Require
Extensive security experience (3+ years) in at least one major platform (e.g. AWS, Azure, Windows, OS X, Linux, etc.).
Proficiency in Python (preferred), PowerShell, or similar.
Active TS/SCI security clearance or willingness and eligibility to obtain a security clearance.
Our benefits aim to promote health and wellbeing across all areas of Palantirians’ lives. We work to continuously improve our offerings and listen to our community as we design and update them. The list below details our available benefits and some of the perks that can be enjoyed as an employee of Palantir Technologies.
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Life and disability coverage
Paid leave for new parents and emergency back-up care for all parents
Family planning support, including fertility, adoption, and surrogacy assistance
Stipend to help with expenses that come with a new child
Unlimited paid time off
2 weeks paid time off built into the end of each year
The starting salary for this position is estimated to be $125,000/year. Total compensation includes approximately $15,000/year of equity compensation in the form of Restricted Stock Units, based on the recent value of the company’s stock at the time of grant. Further note that total compensation for this position will be determined by candidate’s relevant qualifications, work experience, skills, and other factors. This estimate excludes the value of any potential sign-on bonus; the value of any benefits offered; and the potential future value of any long-term incentives.
Life at Palantir
We want every Palantirian to achieve their best outcomes, that’s why we celebrate individuals’ strengths, skills, and interests, from your first interview to your longterm growth, rather than rely on traditional career ladders. Paying attention to the needs of our community enables us to optimize our opportunities to grow and helps ensure many pathways to success at Palantir. Promoting health and well-being across all areas of Palantirians’ lives is just one of the ways we’re investing in our community. Learn more at Life at Palantir
and note that our offerings may vary by region.
In keeping consistent with Palantir’s values and culture, we believe employees are “better together” and in-person work affords the opportunity for more creative outcomes. Therefore, we encourage employees to work from our offices to foster connectivity and innovation. Many teams do offer hybrid options (WFH a day or two a week), allowing our employees to strike the right trade-off for their personal productivity. Based on business need, there are a few roles that allow for “Remote” work on an exceptional basis. If you are applying for one of these roles, you must work from the state in which you are employed. If the positing is specified as Onsite, you are required to work from an office.
Palantir is committed to promoting a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe that all Palantirians share the responsibility of upholding our commitment to these values and encourage candidates from a wide range of backgrounds, perspectives, and lived experiences to join us in solving the world’s hardest problems. Palantir does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Palantir is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with physical and mental disabilities. Please see the United States Department of Labor’s EEO poster, EEO poster supplement and Pay Transparency Notice for additional information.
Palantir is committed to making the job application process accessible to everyone. If you are living with a disability (visible or not visible) and need to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please reach out and let us know how we can help.