Amazon's Legal Department is looking for a talented attorney to be based in Seattle to fill the position of Associate Corporate Counsel - AWS Security. The role will primarily support Amazon Web Services, a dynamic and rapidly growing business within Amazon.com. Amazon Web Services is at the forefront of the cloud computing service industry, providing IT infrastructure services, such as on-demand compute, storage, database, network and content delivery, artificial intelligence, mobile, and internet of things services, and more.
You'll be an integral part of the AWS Security team you support, giving input on business and strategy for our External Security Services, in addition to providing legal counsel on regulatory matters and commercial deals, resolving issues that arise in commercial relationships, and handling pre-litigation disputes and inquiries. You will develop strategies for handling legal issues in creative, business-centric ways and you will build processes that address risk and allow the business flexibility and freedom to move quickly. You also will provide support for AWS' global legal and security compliance, audit, and certification programs, and other operational matters.
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 based on experience and includes equity compensation.
- Juris Doctor (JD) and admitted to at least one state bar (or equivalent)
- 2+ years of legal experience
- In-house experience at a technology company
- Experience with cloud computing compliance and regulatory regimes