Amazon's Legal Department is looking for a talented commercial attorney 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. This Corporate Counsel will support AWS's public sector legal team, negotiating strategic, enterprise and technology licensing agreements and assisting with marketing initiatives and global expansion. The successful candidate will be responsible for drafting, negotiating and advising on technology service and licensing agreements with financial regulatory customers, healthcare nonprofit customers, nongovernmental organizations, and partners. The role includes participating in other Amazon.com legal projects, including managing legal issues that arise in existing commercial relationships, developing and implementing compliance training, 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 will be based on experience and includes equity compensation.
- JD and admitted to at least 1 state bar - 4+ years of experience - Strong transactional background, with familiarity with IT/technology transactions a plus
-In house experience at technology company or in a private practice technology group · A background in software licensing (including open source), web services/cloud computing or telecommunications is highly preferred - Demonstrated experience negotiating technology licensing contracts with financial regulatory customers, healthcare nonprofit customers, or nongovernmental organizations is a plus - Experience with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and negotiating IT healthcare agreements and business associate agreements is a plus
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation