Palantir Technologies Reviews

Updated Aug 2, 2022

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4.4
88%
Recommend to a Friend
73%
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Palantir Technologies Co-Founder and CEO Alex Karp
Alex Karp
301 Ratings
Pros
  • "You won't experience professional growth more quickly than at Palantir(in 102 reviews)

  • "Great environment for self-starters, fantastic benefits and loved working with really smart people(in 41 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Palantir is an incredibly fast-paced environment; this can be great for single folks but is hard on people with families(in 92 reviews)

  • "Work / life balance is highly project dependent(in 79 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Forward Deployed Software Engineer

      Oct 25, 2019 - Anonymous Employee in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Interesting technology -Meaningful work -Opportunity to travel -They do not adjust downwards for Cost of Living from location to location, in terms of base pay

      Cons

      -Travel can be unpredictable -Lack of leadership

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good work place

      Aug 2, 2022 - SWE New Grad in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Salary, environment, benefits, and a lot of others

      Cons

      Work life balance, stress and

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      Jul 20, 2022 - Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      There are many pros, some include pay and benefits, and others include interesting work.

      Cons

      Probably no cons if I'm being honest.

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great Job

      Jul 13, 2022 - Operations Analyst in Palo Alto, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Perks, Salary, Benefits, Travel, Stock Options

      Cons

      Team Management, HR Support, Work/Life Balance

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Jul 12, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Tackle the most important and creatively stimulating problems in the world.

      Cons

      Leadership is focused on execution over innovation and hasn’t disrupted itself or he business meaningfully in a couple of years

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Strong lean company

      Jul 22, 2022 - Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great mission Great speed of execution

      Cons

      Tight timelines and long hours

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Learned a lot, got tired of culture

      Jul 11, 2022 - Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very impressive software and tools very smart employees cool contracts / partnerships

      Cons

      can be a little overworked at times a lot of politics come into play

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Overall good experience

      Jun 20, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Overall good experience at the firm

      Cons

      Nothing major to discuss about it

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Ownership, impact and great people

      Jun 20, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people; Product and impact; You’re trusted to get things done!

      Cons

      May be hard to navigate if you expect a super structured company. If you enjoy getting your hands dirty it’s the best place!

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Intelligent colleagues, no clear career progression path

      Jun 29, 2022 - Software Engineer in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Working together with smart people Good opportunities to learn/grow as a software dev Competitive salary

      Cons

      Some teams are challenging and there is danger of being burned out No clear career progression path, no ladder to climb Compensation is pretty random after the IPO

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    Palantir Technologies has an overall rating of 4.4 out of 5, based on over 526 reviews left anonymously by employees. 88% of employees would recommend working at Palantir Technologies to a friend and 76% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 5% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Palantir Technologies employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.5 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Palantir Technologies. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

    88% of Palantir Technologies employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Palantir Technologies 3.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.3 for culture and values and 4.4 for career opportunities.

    According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Palantir Technologies to be senior leadership, benefits, career development and the cons to be compensation, management, work life balance.

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