Corporate Counsel, AWS Infra Legal

Sep 23, 2023
Sep 29, 2023
Contract Type

Amazon's Legal Department is looking for a talented technology attorney to support Amazon Web Services, a dynamic and rapidly growing business within 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.

This Corporate Counsel will join a team supporting media, network, and security services, including new and ongoing product support, intellectual property licensing and other technology transactions, and compliance initiatives. This Corporate Counsel will provide ongoing counseling and legal (contract, legislative, and regulatory) interpretation and guidance for senior executives and other business team members. In addition, this Corporate Counsel will be expected to participate in other AWS Legal projects and support related business growth opportunities, including the management and resolution of legal and regulatory issues that arise under current and future operations 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 based on experience and includes equity compensation.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Seattle, WA, USA

• Juris Doctor (JD) and admitted to at last 1 state bar (or equivalent)
• 5+ years of legal experience

• In–house experience at a technology company
• Experience with open source licensing
• Experience with cloud computing compliance and regulatory regimes
• Experience with web services/cloud computing or software– or hardware–based product development
• Experience with intellectual property licensing and other technology transactions

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $123,100/year in our lowest geographic market up to $229,000/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job–related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign–on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.