As Corporate Counsel,you will counsel and manage transactions within Amazon and Amazon Web Services, and partner with the product teams to develop, procure, manufacture and deploy technologies worldwide. The person serving in this role will structure, draft and negotiate agreements, counsel internal business clients, and manage outside counsel on matters and issues across the infrastructure technology development and supply chain & procurement spectrum. Additional responsibilities of this position include formulation and implementation of process-oriented improvements, administration and resolution of legal issues that arise in existing commercial relationships, and handling of pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries.
The successful candidate must be enthusiastic, and enjoy working hard, being challenged, and working in a team-oriented environment.
This position will be based in Seattle.
Amazon offers its attorneys the opportunity to develop their experience and career with one of the world's most recognized and dynamic brands. Competitive salary includes equity.
J.D. degree and membership in one state bar
4+ years of legal experience as a technology transactions attorney (with at least four years at a law firm) or commercial transactions; in-house experience in a technology company is a plus
Inbound technology licensing and procurement
Experience advising clients in structuring complex commercial transactions.
Knowledge and experience in multiple aspects of hardware, software or SaaS operations.
Experience in drafting services agreements, sales contracts, licenses and intellectual property agreements.
Are you looking for a new challenge in a fast-paced, innovative company? Come make history with Amazon’s Legal Department. Since 1994, Amazon has evolved from a single retail website to become a global retail business, cloud computing service provider, and digital content provider. Amazon's Legal Department is looking to fill a number of Corporate Counsel positions supporting 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 IT infrastructure services such as on-demand compute capacity, storage, content delivery, database services, browsers and more.