• Associate Corporate Counsel, AWS Sales and Marketing

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 2 months ago(01/10/2018 8:45)
    Job ID
    AWS EMEA SARL (UK Branch)
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United Kingdom
  • Job Description

    Amazon's EMEA Legal Department is looking for a talented commercial lawyer based in London 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 primarily support AWS' EMEA sales and marketing legal team, negotiating strategic, enterprise and technology agreements and assisting with marketing initiatives and global expansion. The successful candidate will be responsible for drafting, negotiating and advising on strategic technology service and licensing agreements with enterprise customers and partners and provide legal support for local and regional services and initiatives. Typical transactions will range from standard contracts to complex, high- value agreements. The role includes participating in other Amazon.com legal projects, including 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.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Outstanding academic qualification
    • Admitted to practice in a European country
    • 2+ years of post-qualification experience
    • Strong transactional background, with familiarity with IT/technology transactions and EU data protection a plus

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 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 a plus

    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.

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