Position: Corporate Counsel, Product & Privacy, Project Kuiper
Location: Arlington, VA; New York, NY; Seattle, WA
Description: We are seeking an experienced privacy and product lawyer to join the Amazon Legal team supporting Project Kuiper. Project Kuiper is 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.
As a stellar Corporate Counsel, you will be responsible for analyzing privacy and product issues related to the Kuiper network and consumer product offering. You will work closely with Kuiper’s technical teams, including the Kuiper Product Management, Networking, Services, and Security teams. You will learn the technical details of our innovative constellation, satellites, and software. You will handle legal issues in business-centric ways and develop processes that address risk while allowing the business flexibility and freedom to quickly develop services that prioritize and delight our customers.
This position may be based in Arlington, VA (HQ2), Seattle, WA (HQ1), or New York, NY, Earth. Some travel, domestic and international, may be required. No intergalactic travel is required yet.
Export Control Requirement:
Due to applicable export control laws and regulations, candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.
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.
Workers in New York City who perform in-person work or interact with the public in the course of business must show proof they have been fully vaccinated against COVID or request and receive approval for a reasonable accommodation, including medical or religious accommodation.
Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $123,100/year in our lowest geographic market up to $229,000/year in our highest geographic market. 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. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.
Contact: Maria Talebian, firstname.lastname@example.org
- J.D. degree from an accredited law school and active membership in one state bar
- 5+ years experience as an attorney
- 3+ years experience in a national or international law firm or in-house law department
- In depth knowledge of GDPR is important, knowledge of privacy laws in other jurisdictions a plus
- Experience working on privacy or product matters in the telecommunications industry is a bonus, but not required
- Lots of curiosity and experience quickly learning new technologies, areas of law, and industry best practices
- Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams
- Strong written and oral communication skills