System Administrator

On-Site, Huntsville, AL.

TS clearance or higher required

PVM is seeking an experienced System Administrator. You will be working with a dynamic, experienced, and fun team solving challenging data integration issues for our Department of Justice client. This position is in Huntsville, Alabama.


• Gather necessary information and respond to customer inquiries over email/through ticket-based software support desk systems

• Reproduce and diagnose issues reported by clients and build a process to streamline future troubleshooting

• Become an expert of relevant data sources for a given client and respond to questions about data quality or help users obtain data in the Palantir platform

• Troubleshoot Python and Java data pipelines, including monitoring pipeline health, debugging pipeline failures, and making ad hoc changes to pipeline code to support user requests

• Maintain and contribute towards user-built applications within the Palantir platform

• Identify trends in support issues and work with Palantir engineering teams to resolve problem root causes

• Work closely with Engineers on the team, as well as interfacing with the Product Development Org to support our production footprint and troubleshoot issues

• Write and maintain enterprise data integration pipelines

• Reverse engineer existing code in effort to update and improve software efficiency

• Assist with technical projects, including scoping work, interfacing with other teams, and collaborating to other engineers



• 3+ years of relevant working experience


• BS/BA or equivalent experience

Preferred, not required:

• Experience with Palantir Gotham or Palantir Foundry

• Palantir-provided FSR Training

• New Palantir Technologies Training


• Experience writing production data pipelines in at least one of the following coding languages: Python, Groovy, Java

• Experience with unit testing and integration testing and data pipeline development, and ontology development

• Experience with relational and non-relational (NoSQL) database schema design


• Strong communication skills with an ability to explain and demonstrate complex concepts in an easily understood manner

• Flexible and can operate within diverse environments with varying organizational cultures

Salary: $95,000- $135,000

Why PVM?

At PVM, we mean it when we say we value diversity. As a PVM team member, you will work with people from all different backgrounds that are passionate about the problems we solve for our customers and are focused on delivering value for our clients. Our culture encourages problem solving, leadership, and innovation, and creates an environment that will support your professional and personal growth. Here are a few highlights of the advantages of being a part of the PVM community:

• Opportunities for growth and advancement

• Tuition/Training reimbursement

• Peer bonus program

• Remote and on-site positions available

• Unlimited PTO

• Flexible work schedule

PVM delivers digital services that help government agencies unlock the power of their data for good and maximize the value of their technology investments. We design, develop, and deploy solutions to solve mission-critical problems. PVM is a black- and service-disabled veteran-owned small business and was founded by a retired Naval officer out of frustration with the status quo with one goal in mind: to help his fellow Shipmates solve the problems they were facing every day. Today, we continue to be driven by that same goal, and are focused on taking on our clients’ missions as our own to make a difference in the communities we serve.

PVM believes in equal opportunity employment. We won't discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, gender, nationality, age, religion, disability, military status, or sexual orientation. As a company and as individuals, we're committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for our team, our family members, and our clients.