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Manager, External Affairs, Kuiper, Global Service Compliance

Posted Jul 08
Full Time
Arlington, Virginia


We are seeking a stellar External Affairs manager to join the Global Service Compliance (GSC) team supporting Amazon’s 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.

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

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.

Key job responsibilities

Working closely with the business, legal, and other teams, you will develop out-of-this-world strategies for handling compliance obligations in creative, business-centric ways that allow Kuiper to move quickly. As the manager of External Affairs for Kuiper GSC, you will offer oversight and strategic guidance for teams responsible for executing on Kuiper’s global ISP obligations.

You are an industry influencer with a demonstrated history of building relevant programs and will foster deep subject matter expertise in communications regulations for your teams. You will create the correct sense of urgency to optimize mechanisms necessary to meet global ISP compliance obligations. You will maintain an up-to-date and wholistic view of Kuiper’s ISP compliance obligations, the Kuiper business, and the relevant regulatory regimes in terms of execution of compliance activities and immediate problem solving but also scaling solutions broadly to drive operational excellence.

About The Team

Some travel, domestic and international, may be required.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ experience managing team(s) executing legal and/or regulatory requirements
  • 5+ years’ experience interfacing with regulators and their administrators
  • 5+ years’ experience of accountability for team KPIs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in operationalizing or assessing regulatory compliance obligations
  • Familiarity with the global telecommunications regulatory landscape
  • Regulatory audit experience
  • Addresses issues head-on prioritizing urgent and important matters
  • 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 $119,900/year in our lowest geographic market up to $198,300/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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Job ID: A2692186