Amazon.com Services LLC is inviting applications from eligible candidates for the post of Corporate Counsel (Satellites), Project Kuiper at its New York office.
Amazon.com, Inc. is an American multinational technology company focusing on e-commerce, cloud computing, online advertising, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence.
About the Project
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.
About the Opportunity
They are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about technology, enjoys being continually challenged, and demonstrates sound judgment even in ambiguous situations. They are looking for a talented lawyer to join the Amazon Legal team supporting Project Kuiper.
Roles and Responsibilities
- You will work closely with the Kuiper Government Solutions team as counsel for negotiating technology development agreements and subcontracts related to prime contracts with U.S. federal agencies.
- You will also structure, draft, and negotiate a range of agreements for Kuiper’s commercial business operations.
- The successful candidate will develop strategies for handling legal issues in creative, business-centric ways and build processes that address risk and allow the business flexibility and freedom to move quickly.
- 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.
- J.D. degree from an accredited law school and active membership in one state bar
- 5+ years experience as an attorney
- 2+ years of experience drafting and negotiating technology transactions
- A mix of law firm and in-house experience is a plus
- Experience working in the satellite, space or terrestrial telecommunications industries
- Experience drafting and negotiating technology transactions
- Demonstrated knowledge of U.S. government contracting laws, rules and regulations
- Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams
Arlington, VA (HQ2), Redmond, WA, or New York, NY.