Position: Amazon Project Kuiper – Corporate Counsel
Location: Redmond, WA; Arlington, VA
Description: We are looking for out-of-this-world attorneys to join the legal team supporting Amazon’s Project Kuiper — an initiative to launch a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites that will provide low-latency, high-speed broadband connectivity to unserved and underserved communities around the world.
Working closely with the Kuiper team and across Amazon, our stellar attorneys develop strategies at warp speed for handling legal issues in creative, business-centric ways, as well as build processes that address risk and allow Kuiper the flexibility and freedom to move quickly.
We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about technology, enjoys being continually challenged, and demonstrates sound judgment even in ambiguous situations. Successful candidates will have strong written and oral communication skills, and be able to work independently while contributing successfully to cross-functional teams.
Export Control Requirement (For U.S.-Based Roles):
Due to applicable export control laws and regulations, candidates must be U.S. citizens or nationals, U.S. permanent residents (i.e., current Green Card holders), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as refugees or granted asylum.
These positions can mostly be based in either Redmond, WA (HQ1) or Arlington, VA (HQ2), but we also have open roles in London, UK, Sydney, Australia, and New Delhi, India. Some travel, domestic and international, will be required. No interplanetary travel is required at this time.
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for these positions range from $105,200/year for Associate Corporate Counsel roles in our lowest geographic market up to $272,500/year in our highest geographic market for Senior Corporate Counsel roles. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.
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- J.D. degree from an accredited law school and active membership in one state bar
- 2+ years experience for associate corporate counsel (ACC) roles; 5+ years experience for corporate counsel (CC) roles; and 10+ years experience for senior corporate counsel (SCC) roles.
- For ACC roles and several of our transactional CC roles, we are open to considering lawyers from other fields and industries (e.g., IP, litigation, investigations)
- For SCC and CC compliance-focused roles, experience within the communications industry is preferred