I have been working at Palantir Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)
The team is amazingly tight knit and supportive. Extremely flexible with location choice (you can basically work all over the world if you want) and you get an incredible degree of autonomy to solve problems the way you see fit.
If you have problems dealing with high levels of autonomy and delivering, Palantir isn't for you. It also can be very difficult dealing with working at customer locations, especially if the local organizational culture is overly process bound.
I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Palantir Technologies (San Francisco, CA) in July 2011.
I had a phone screening with one member of the finance team. The person was very kind but the questions were kind of difficult for an introductory phone screening. There were a lot of questions about security insights as well as policy questions about Palantir. Overall the experience was good but I had the feeling that the questions were not so much related to the role.
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