- Seattle, WA
Amazon's Legal Department is looking for a talented technology lawyer in Seattle to fill the position of Corporate Counsel to support Amazon Web Services (AWS), a dynamic and rapidly growing business within Amazon.com. AWS is at the forefront of the "cloud" computing and service industry, providing on-demand compute capacity, storage, content delivery and managed streaming services, and more.
As Corporate Counsel, you will serve as a primary attorney for key AWS products with global scope. You will partner with business executives, product and engineering teams, and procurement and operations professionals, to build, release and sustain cloud related technologies worldwide.
Principal duties include:
• Product counseling for a variety of cloud, software and hardware products used externally and internally, including go-to-market and international expansion strategy
• Advising internal business partners and managing outside counsel on legal matters across the technology development spectrum
• Structuring, drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements, including technology procurement and software licensing deals
• Collaborating cross-functionally to resolve commercial, operational, compliance, privacy, security, and customer/vendor issues.
• Juris Doctor (J.D.) and membership in one state bar or equivalent
• Strong transactional and/or technology experience
• A minimum of 5+ years of legal experience (with several years at a leading law firm or in-house experience)
• Must be inquisitive, enthusiastic about technology, enjoy working hard and being continually challenged, and demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations.
• Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through, and meet deadlines
• Experienced in product counseling and/or technology procurement
• Familiar with cloud computing
• In-house experience at a technology company
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
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