Amazon Corporate LLC Corporate Counsel, Amazon Business in Seattle, Washington

Corporate Counsel, Amazon Business Job ID 499045 Location US-WA-Seattle Posted Date 2/22/2017 Company Amazon Corporate LLC Position Category Legal Recruiting Team .. Job DescriptionAre you looking for a new challenge in a fast-paced, innovative company? Come make history with Amazon's legal department. We are looking for a highly motivated and talented public sector lawyer to be based in Seattle, Washington supporting Amazon Business (AB) sales to public sector customers in the United States and internationally. Amazon Business is re-inventing the way businesses shop. Launched in April of 2015, AB strives to reinvent on behalf of business customers, and is focused on building the largest and most innovative Business-to-Business (B2B) marketplace in the world. You will be responsible for reviewing, negotiating, and drafting a wide range of contracts with public sector customers in the United States, including direct agreements, bid and proposal responses, and professional services agreements. You will also support compliance with federal, state, and local government contracting laws, rules, and regulations, and will train employees on company policies related to government contracting. You will work directly with the business, providing day-to-day advice for senior executives and other business members on government contracting issues, resolving issues that arise in existing relationships, and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries. A successful candidate should be proactive, entrepreneurial, enjoy working hard and being challenged, have strong written and oral communication skills, demonstrate sound and pragmatic judgment in ambiguous situations, and have a healthy sense of humor. Every day across the world we develop the ideas, the services and the products that make life easier for tens of millions of customer, and make good things happen faster. From providing Earth's Biggest Selection of products to developing ground breaking software and devices that change entire industries. Amazon is a place of invention and progressive thinking. This position will be based in Seattle, Washington. Basic Qualifications Juris Doctor and membership in good standing of at least one state bar 4+ years of public sector focused transactional legal experience Previous work experience in a law firm or as an in-house public sector attorney Knowledge of U.S. federal procurement laws, rules, and regulations for commercial items contracting, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Preferred Qualifications Knowledge of federal, state, and local procurement laws, rules, and regulations A mix of corporate law firm and in-house experience is a plus Ability to demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines Strong written and oral communication skills Strong analytical and computer skills Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation