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Corporate Counsel, AWS Data Center Construction

Company: Amazon.com, Inc.
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Amazon's Legal Department is looking for a talented construction attorney to be based in Seattle 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.

As a Corporate Counsel for AWS Data Center Construction, you will work with Amazon's data center design and construction teams to support projects around the world. You will structure, draft and negotiate agreements, manage outside counsel, and counsel internal business clients. These transactions range from standard contracts to complex, high value agreements. The candidate will have lead transactional drafting and negotiation responsibilities on deals, and work directly with the various business teams to provide day-to-day advice, resolve issues that arise in existing construction relationships and handle pre-litigation disputes and inquiries. You also will be responsible for developing and implementing process improvements.

The successful candidate must be enthusiastic, enjoy working hard and being challenged, and demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations. Amazon offers its attorneys the opportunity to develop their experience and career with one of the world's most recognized and dynamic brands. Competitive salary includes equity.

  • 6+ years of legal experience as a construction attorney (with at least 2 years at a law firm)
  • Juris Doctor (JD) and membership in good standing in a state bar
  • A mix of construction law firm and in-house construction experience
  • Experience in representing owners in front-end design and construction contract negotiations
  • Experience with international construction projects
  • 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
  • Common sense and the ability to deliver practical, easily understandable advice

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.

Keywords: Amazon.com, Inc., Arlington , Corporate Counsel, AWS Data Center Construction, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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