AWS Sales and Marketing, Corporate Counsel

Description

Amazon's Legal Department is looking for a talented commercial attorney to support Amazon Web Services, a dynamic and rapidly growing business within Amazon.com. Amazon Web Services is at the forefront of the "cloud" computing and service industry providing IT infrastructure services such as on-demand compute capacity, storage, content delivery, database services, browsers and more. This Corporate Counsel will primarily support AWS's sales and marketing legal team, negotiating strategic, enterprise and technology licensing agreements and assisting with marketing initiatives and global expansion. The successful candidate will be responsible for drafting, negotiating and advising on strategic technology service and licensing agreements with enterprise customers and partners and provide legal support for local and regional marketing initiatives. Typical transactions will range from standard contracts to complex, high-dollar-value strategic alliance agreements. The role includes participating in other Amazon.com legal projects, including managing legal issues that arise in existing commercial relationships and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries.

The successful candidate must be inquisitive, enthusiastic about technology, enjoy working hard and being continually challenged, and demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations. Compensation will be based on experience and includes equity compensation.

Basic Qualifications

  • JD and admitted to at least 1 state bar
  • 4+ years of experience
  • Strong transactional background, with familiarity with IT/technology transactions a plus

Preferred Qualifications

  • In house experience at technology company or in a private practice technology group
  • A background in software licensing (including open source), web services/cloud computing or telecommunications is a plus

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation


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