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Import Compliance Manager (Remote)

$96,000- $144,000/ year
Posted Jun 28
Full Time
RemoteScottsdale, Arizona

Join Axon and be a Force for Good.

At Axon, we’re on a mission to Protect Life. We’re explorers, pursuing society’s most critical safety and justice issues with our ecosystem of devices and cloud software. Like our products, we work better together. We connect with candor and care, seeking out diverse perspectives from our customers, communities and each other.

Life at Axon is fast-paced, challenging and meaningful. Here, you’ll take ownership and drive real change. Constantly grow as you work hard for a mission that matters at a company where you matter.

Your Impact

As Import Compliance Manager, you will oversee Axon remains adherent with and prepared for evolving Trade Compliance regulations. Particular focus will be with the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) import regulations and other international Customs bodies as necessary. Your role will help to identify and ensure ongoing scalable solutions while simultaneously empowering a global team of Import Specialist employees.

What You’ll Do

Location: Remote and Office Optional, Salaried with expected M-F standard business hours

Reports to: Director, Global Trade and Product Compliance

Direct Reports: 1-2 Import Compliance Specialists

  • Direct leadership over a small but growing global team of import Compliance specialists
  • Oversight of Axon’s Import Compliance program, entailing
    • Recordkeeping/Database management
    • Regulatory adherence and correspondence with regulators
    • Coordination with Axon’s Supply Chain, Sales and Product leadership
  • Identification and project management of SOPs to improve Axon’s import compliance adherence while also preparing for increased future regulatory and volume demands
  • Reporting into Axon Compliance leadership with regular communications to stakeholders on state of Import status
  • Gap assessments, audits, and corrective future actions to redress – including with future team expansions, both with specialization and geographically

What You Bring


  • 5+ Years Customs experience (import/export)
  • Strong Written and Verbal Communication
  • Familiarity with relevant trade regulatory programs;
    • Export Administration Regulations (EAR/Dept of Commerce)
    • International Traffic Arms Regulations (ITAR/Dept of State)
    • Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
    • Global arms regulation space (e.g. UK Section 5, Germany BAFA, etc.)
  • Multi-national supply chain experience; multiple origin and destination points coverage
  • Cloud-based data management and project coordination skillset
  • Nice to have: Licensed Broker
  • Strong Join Forces attitude with requisite Win Right integrity in all areas around Trade Compliance

Benefits That Benefit You


  • Competitive salary and 401k with employer match
  • Discretionary paid time off
  • Paid parental leave for all
  • Medical, Dental, Vision plans
  • Fitness Programs
  • Emotional & Mental Wellness support
  • Learning & Development programs
  • And yes, we have snacks in our offices

_Benefits listed herein may vary depending on the nature of your employment and the location where you work

_ _The Pay: Axon is a total compensation company, meaning compensation is made up of base pay, bonus, and stock awards. The starting base pay for this role is between USD 96,000 in the lowest geographic market and USD 144,000 in the highest geographic market. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: level, function, training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, geographic market, and often a combination of all these factors. Our benefits offer an array of options to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. To see more details on our benefits offerings please visit

_ Don’t meet every single requirement? That's ok. At Axon, we Aim Far. We think big with a long-term view because we want to reinvent the world to be a safer, better place. We are also committed to building diverse teams that reflect the communities we serve.

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they check every box in the job description. If you’re excited about this role and our mission to Protect Life but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification listed here, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Important Notes

_The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all duties, responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. The job description may change or be supplemented at any time in accordance with business needs and conditions.

_ _Some roles may also require legal eligibility to work in a firearms environment.

_ _Axon’s mission is to Protect Life and is committed to the well-being and safety of its employees as well as Axon’s impact on the environment. All Axon employees must be aware of and committed to the appropriate environmental, health, and safety regulations, policies, and procedures. Axon employees are empowered to report safety concerns as they arise and activities potentially impacting the environment.

_ We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes justice, advances equity, values diversity and fosters inclusion. We’re committed to hiring the best talent — regardless of race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances — and empowering all of our employees so they can do their best work. If you have a disability or special need that requires assistance or accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please email Please note that this email address is for accommodation purposes only. Axon will not respond to inquiries for other purposes.