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AWS Legal Compliance Specialist

AWS Legal Compliance Specialist

Job ID 
535160
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
8/18/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Legal
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Job Description


Amazon's Legal Department is looking for a talented and motivated Compliance Specialist in Seattle 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. The successful candidate will join the AWS Legal Regulatory Compliance team, which supports data center construction, operations, and compliance with a wide range of regulatory regimes, including products, environment, health & safety, and trade. The role will encompass a variety of tasks and include the development and implementation of compliance procedures, review of regulation obligations, and significant project management.

The successful candidate must:
· Have strong prior work experience in a professional setting, a cooperative attitude, and excellent organizational skills;
· Have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
· Be self-motivated and perform independent and team work in a fast-paced environment that is constantly changing; and
· Have great judgment, a sense of humor, and a desire to learn and be curious.

Basic Qualifications

· 5+ years of prior work experience or a Juris Doctor (JD) degree and 2+ years of post-JD work experience
· Bachelor's degree required

Preferred Qualifications

· Prior work experience with a law firm, corporate legal or compliance department or government agency
· Prior experience in regulatory compliance including developing and implementing compliance processes and policies
· Prior experience with project management
· Prior experience with contracts management and drafting
· Prior experience with regulatory filings and reports