Real Estate Ninja 8/13/2016

Palantir Technologies New York, NY

Company
Palantir Technologies
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
6740f7d3-23b0-4b0e-b0ab-497bed535747
AJE Ref #
575869738
Location
New York, NY
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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A WORLD-CHANGING COMPANY Palantir transforms the way the world's most important institutions use data to solve their toughest problems. We have helped European authorities shut down child pornography rings, US Special Operations fight terrorist networks, hedge funds prevent insider trading, and biomedical researchers search for the next life-saving therapy. THE ROLE Palantir's Real Estate Ninja will support and scale our business by shaping our real estate portfolio. This is a new position within Palantir, you'll be a member of our Legal Ninja (Palantir's in house counsel) team and our first real estate attorney. Here's how we imagine it taking shape: You will work closely with our awesome real estate team to help manage Palantir's real estate portfolio and offer legal and strategic advice on a range of real estate issues. You'll be a master of drafting and negotiating commercial leases, construction agreements, and purchase agreements and you'll be indispensable to our strategic expansion across the globe from Palo Alto to Copenhagen to Abu Dhabi. You already have passionate but reasoned opinions about HVAC maintenance and how to properly measure square footage, and love insurance and complicated transactional intricacies (doesn't everybody?). You love real estate, but also enjoy and are curious about other areas of business and law, and will be excited to pitch in elsewhere when the opportunity arises. You'll focus on the details, but also have the broad vision to bring large and multi-stepped projects to completion. You will look forward to arriving at work each morning because there are always new challenges to conquer. A WORLD-CHANGING COMPANY

Palantir transforms the way the world's most important institutions use data to solve their toughest problems. We have helped European authorities shut down child pornography rings, US Special Operations fight terrorist networks, hedge funds prevent insider trading, and biomedical researchers search for the next life-saving therapy.

THE ROLE

Palantir's Real Estate Ninja will support and scale our business by shaping our real estate portfolio. This is a new position within Palantir, you'll be a member of our Legal Ninja (Palantir's in house counsel) team and our first real estate attorney. Here's how we imagine it taking shape: You will work closely with our awesome real estate team to help manage Palantir's real estate portfolio and offer legal and strategic advice on a range of real estate issues.

You'll be a master of drafting and negotiating commercial leases, construction agreements, and purchase agreements and you'll be indispensable to our strategic expansion across the globe from Palo Alto to Copenhagen to Abu Dhabi. You already have passionate but reasoned opinions about HVAC maintenance and how to properly measure square footage, and love insurance and complicated transactional intricacies (doesn't everybody?). You love real estate, but also enjoy and are curious about other areas of business and law, and will be excited to pitch in elsewhere when the opportunity arises. You'll focus on the details, but also have the broad vision to bring large and multi-stepped projects to completion. You will look forward to arriving at work each morning because there are always new challenges to conquer.
Responsibilities
* Understand Palantir's real estate needs, domestically and internationally

* Track complex real estate projects in coordination with legal and real estate teams

* Draft real estate agreements

* Coordinate outside counsel and manage costs efficiently

* Help build our real estate strategy across the world

* Answer questions and offer legal advice on wide range of real estate issues

* Exercise initiative and creativity in solving challenges and accomplishing business goals

Requirements
* JD from a top-tier institution

* Extremely well organized with a proven ability to multitask in a fast--paced environment

* Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

* Travel up to 25% of the time

* 4+ years of real estate experience

* Strong expertise in real estate law

* Excitement to build experience in international real estate law by shepherding international projects to completion

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Palantir is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.