Associate Corporate Counsel, Regulatory, Project Kuiper (Satellites), Kuiper Legal

Posted Feb 06
Full Time
Arlington, Virginia


Amazon’s 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.

Key job responsibilities

We are looking for a stellar lawyer to join Project Kuiper’s legal team. This lawyer will join a small team responsible for providing legal counsel on all aspects of Kuiper’s U.S. regulatory advocacy, including drafting regulatory advocacy and licensing filings, advising on regulatory issues, and supporting internal and external regulatory meetings. The lawyer will work with Kuiper’s technical teams, public policy team, and other stakeholders throughout Amazon to strategize and advise on the constellation of regulatory issues involved in designing and building a global satellite network.

Prior satellite or regulatory experience is helpful but not required. But a successful candidate must have the skills and curiosity to become familiar with the technical and regulatory aspects of our innovative constellation, satellites, software and ground-based infrastructure. Success in this role requires superb writing and analytical skills, excellent judgment in facing novel issues, a strong bias for action, creativity, collegiality, flexibility, and enthusiasm for our mission to connect the unserved and underserved around the globe.

Export Control Requirement

Due to applicable export control laws and regulations, candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

About The Team

If you are an excellent lawyer that is ready to work hard, have fun, and launch an astronomically ambitious and meaningful project—then we want you to join us at Amazon’s Project Kuiper.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Arlington, VA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • J.D. degree from an accredited law school and active membership in one state bar
  • 2+ years of experience as an attorney

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong communication skills (verbal, written, oral)
  • 2+ years working on litigation, investigation, or regulatory matters
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Ability to prioritize in a fast-moving environment
  • Ability to work independently while contributing successfully to cross-functional teams

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

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Job ID: A2404782