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Information Security Engineer (CIRT)

Palantir Technologies, Palo Alto, CA

Palantir builds software that connects data, technologies, humans and environments.


A World-Changing Company

At Palantir, we’re passionate about building software that solves problems. We partner with the most important institutions in the world to transform how they use data and technology. Our software has been used to stop terrorist attacks, discover new medicines, gain an edge in global financial markets, and more. If these types of projects excite you, we'd love for you to join us.



The Role

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. You work well on a team, are highly motivated and enjoy solving problems and taking on new challenges.

You’re the first line of defense for protecting Palantir. You are part of an elite operational team responsible for 24/7 protection, detection, and investigation of security events and active attacks across our entire infrastructure. Your work directly impacts the success of the mission as you hunt for badness across our global network – wherever it may hide.

In this role, you will:

  • Actively detect, respond to, and remediate security events across our global infrastructure.
  • Perform enterprise-wide operations to hunt for sophisticated and previously unknown malware.
  • Develop new and novel capabilities for uncovering, detecting, and disabling malware.
  • Dissect network, host, memory, and other artifacts originating from multiple operating systems and applications.
  • Work 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 disciplines and deep exposure in Incident Response.
  • Deep forensic experience (3+ years) in at least one major operating system platform (Windows, OS X, or Linux).
  • Strong investigative mindset with acute attention to detail.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Python (Preferred), PowerShell, or similar.
  • Strong working knowledge of TCP/IP networking and common protocols.
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance or willingness and eligibility to obtain a security clearance.
  • Experience performing dynamic analysis of malware to develop signatures and countermeasures.
  • Experience performing offensive assessments, penetration testing, exploit development, or vulnerability analysis.
Palantir is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do 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. Please see the United States Department of Labor's EEO poster and EEO poster supplement for additional information.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected] or you may call us at (650) 473-9158.

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About Palantir Technologies

At Palantir, we’re passionate about building software that solves problems. We partner with the most important institutions in the world to transform how they use data and technology. Our software has been used to stop terrorist attacks, discover new medicines, gain an edge in global financial markets, and more. If these types of projects excite you, we'd love for you to join us.

Want to learn more about Palantir Technologies? Visit https://www.palantir.com/