Amazon's Legal Department is looking for a talented Contracts Manager 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 Contracts Manager will primarily support AWS's infrastructure technology development and procurement functions. You must be able to work independently and have excellent communication skills as this position involves direct contact with principal business owners.
The successful candidate must be inquisitive, enthusiastic about technology, enjoy working hard, being continually challenged, working in a team-oriented environment, and demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations.
This position will be based in Seattle.
- 5+ years of contracts management, paralegal, or other comparable experience within a law firm or legal department
- Bachelor's Degree
- In-house legal experience or law degree is a plus
- 5+ years' experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating the legal terms inbound technology licensing and procurement contracts or a broad range of standard commercial contracts
- Ability to demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations
- Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams
- Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Strong analytical and computer skills
- Common sense, great judgment, and a good sense of humor
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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