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. AWS is at the forefront of the cloud computing industry, providing IT infrastructure services such as on-demand compute capacity, storage, content delivery, database services, and more. This Corporate Counsel will primarily support AWS’s sales and marketing teams across the Americas, negotiating, drafting and advising on strategic enterprise agreements and technology licensing agreements, and assisting with global initiatives. Typical transactions will range from standard contracts to complex, high-dollar-value strategic agreements. The role includes participating in other AWS legal projects, including support for regulated industry verticals, managing legal issues that arise in existing commercial relationships, 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.