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AWS Products, Corporate Counsel (Seattle)

AWS Products, Corporate Counsel (Seattle)

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Job Description

Amazon's Legal Department is looking for a talented technology attorney to be based in Seattle to support Amazon Web Services, a dynamic and rapidly growing business within 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, querying of structured data, message queuing, and software-as-service products.

Counsel will primarily support AWS product groups on new product development (including identifying legal risks and proposing mitigation strategies, and negotiating strategic and technology licensing agreements), regulatory and contractual compliance, and 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.

Basic Qualifications

· Juris Doctor (JD) and admitted to at least 1 state bar
· 4+ years of legal experience
· Experience with IP licensing and other technology transactions
· Experience with web services/cloud computing or experience with software-based product development

Preferred Qualifications

· In house experience at technology company
· Experience with open source licensing
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation