Palantir Technologies Reviews

Updated Aug 30, 2021

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Palantir Technologies Co-Founder and CEO Alex Karp
Alex Karp
266 Ratings
Pros
  • "Smart people who care about the mission(in 35 reviews)

  • "Palantir is a place makes the rest of Silicon Valley look like it is working on toy train sets(in 18 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Consuming and work life balance can be hard to maintain if you don't stand up for yourself(in 70 reviews)

  • "tons of the usual growing pains(in 23 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Fantastic blend of Software Engineering and Consulting

      Aug 24, 2021 - Forward Deployed Engineer in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Direct client work. Extremely tangible impact.

      Cons

      Limited ownership of underlying technologies.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good company

      Aug 30, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly, nice, helpful, caring company

      Cons

      Not that much room for improving

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Company

      Jul 8, 2021 - Forward Deployed Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing growth opportunities and interesting problems

      Cons

      Flat structure makes some decisions more political than they need to be

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Best Job Ever

      Jun 22, 2021 - Automation Engineer in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Brilliant colleagues, fast-paced environment, lots of perks

      Cons

      Nothing yet! Seriously, nothing yet!

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      May 26, 2021 - Forward Deployed Software Engineer in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Learning a lot. Friendly environment.

      Cons

      Is at times a high stress job.

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Lack of Direction

      May 10, 2021 - Deployment Strategist in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Incredibly talented pool of individuals. Generous compensation packages.

      Cons

      Zero work life balance. Management unable to articulate clear vision or strategy. Complete lack of direction.

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great experience

      Apr 21, 2021 - Recruiter 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Learning opportunities - Great colleagues - Good vibes! A business that has been successful to this point and will continue to build over the coming years - Real world impact

      Cons

      - Sometimes the hours are long, but it’s not constantly like that

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Nice overall

      Mar 30, 2021 - Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good opportunities for growth if you are lucky

      Cons

      Lack of clear leadership and direcition

      1 person found this review helpful
    9. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Good Fun

      Mar 31, 2021 - Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Goof dun, harf word. Busy

      Cons

      Lots and lots of work. Busy

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Feb 6, 2021 - Forward Deployed Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Working with smart people Great benefits

      Cons

      Work/Life balance depending on where in the company you work

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