Palantir Technologies is hiring a

Forward Deployed Architect

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.

The Role

Palantir works with some of the world’s largest institutions, and rapport with our customers’ IT departments is vital to our shared success. We are looking for a technically savvy, outcome driven individual to develop relationships with technical counterparts at our customer organizations.

As a Forward Deployed Architect, you will own relationships with our technical counterparts and serve as an interface between Palantir deployment teams and customer IT organizations. Alongside Palantir's technical leads, you will guide teams to operate safely in customer environments, design sustainable engagements, and act as a thought partner. You'll also help set the strategic direction for our customer engagements and participate in technical outreach meetings. We're looking for team members with varied backgrounds, including having worked as a CTO, a Big Data Department Lead, or a Solution Architect for cloud or distributed system environments.

Success in this role requires becoming technically proficient in Palantir’s products, understanding our customers’ governance processes, and demonstrating how we’ll align with them. You’ll operate independently but with a team-first approach as you navigate relationships to lead our deployment teams to success. 

What We Value

  • Prior experience with big data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, and SOLR\ES.
  • Hands-on knowledge of programming languages such as Python, Java, and Javascript.
  • Strong client interaction skills.
  • Ability to handle complexity, including the ability to communicate and align with various customer IT departments in order to support our teams in their operation on the ground.
  • Ability and willingness to pick up new concepts quickly.

What We Require

  • 10+ years of industry experience in a role that requires significant technical proficiency and understanding.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak fluent Korean is a requirement.

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. 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 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.

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