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.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, 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.