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Corporate Counsel – AWS EMEA

Corporate Counsel – AWS EMEA

Reference du poste 
492372
Lieu 
UK-London
Date de publication 
23-08-2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services UK Limited
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

We Pioneer - Amazon's Legal Department is looking for a talented technology lawyer based in London to fill the position of Corporate Counsel to support Amazon Web Services (“AWS”), a dynamic and rapidly growing business within Amazon.com. This Corporate Counsel will support AWS business in the UK. AWS 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.
You will primarily support AWS's Sales, Marketing, and Business Development teams, negotiating strategic, enterprise and technology licensing agreements and assisting with marketing and business development initiatives, and global expansion. The candidate will have primary transactional drafting and negotiation responsibilities on deals, and provide ongoing legal counsel and contract interpretation for senior executives and other business team members. These transactions range from standard contracts to complex, high value agreements. The candidate also will be expected to participate in other Amazon legal projects as directed, including the administration and resolution of legal issues that arise in existing commercial relationships and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries.

Basic Qualifications

· Fully qualified lawyer with excellent academic records
· Strong transactional and technology licensing experience.
· A minimum of 10+ years of legal experience (with several experience years at a leading law firm or in-house experience).
· Must be inquisitive, enthusiastic about technology, enjoy working hard and being continually challenged, and demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations.



Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

Preferred Qualifications

· Familiar with IT infrastructure, outsourcing, telecommunications or cloud computing services.
· Strong background in technology/content licensing and the ecommerce industry.
· In-house experience at a technology or internet company.
· Management experience.