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Corporate Counsel, Kuiper

$138,500- $229,000/ year
Posted Jun 29
Full Time
On Site
New York


We are seeking an experienced communications service attorney to join the Amazon Legal team supporting Project Kuiper. 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.

As a stellar Corporate Counsel, you should have strong expertise in counseling on a variety of internet/telecommunications regulatory obligations, including to network infrastructure. Experience in government funding programs a plus. Working closely with the Kuiper team and across Amazon, this Corporate Counsel will develop out-of-this-world strategies for handling legal issues in creative, business-centric ways, as well as build processes that address risk and allow Kuiper the flexibility and freedom to move quickly.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about technology, enjoys being continually challenged, and demonstrates sound judgment even in ambiguous situations.

This position may be based in Arlington, VA (HQ2) or Redmond, WA. Some travel, domestic and international, may be required. No intergalactic travel is yet required.

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.

Basic Qualifications


  • J.D. degree from an accredited law school and active membership in one state bar
  • 5+ years’ experience as a regulatory or compliance attorney
  • 3+ years’ experience representing communications companies on regulatory or compliance matters

Preferred Qualifications


  • A mix of law firm and in-house experience a plus
  • Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams
  • Excited and passionate about innovating on behalf of our customers
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

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

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $138,500/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. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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