Associate Corporate Counsel, AWS

  • Amazon
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Nov 17, 2023
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description

Amazon's Legal Department is looking for a talented attorney to fill the position of Associate Corporate Counsel to support Amazon Web Services, a dynamic and rapidly growing business within This position is available in the following location: Toronto, Canada. 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 and more.

This attorney will support our Canadian Commercial Sector Sales team under the AWS Sales, Marketing, and Global Services business team. This candidate will have transactional drafting and negotiation responsibilities on commercial agreements, will provide ongoing legal counsel to business leaders, will advise on regulatory and compliance issues, and will assist with marketing-related activities. The successful candidate will be a fast learner who is detail-oriented and customer-obsessed, and will be able to work independently and comfortably while making decisions in ambiguous situations.

Key job responsibilities
The role will primarily focus on providing legal support to the Canadian Commercial Sector Sales team, including the following areas of focus: negotiating, drafting and advising on strategic cloud enterprise agreements and technology licensing agreements, and supporting cross-Canada regulatory matters (federal and provincial laws) including privacy, competition, and financial services.

A day in the life

About the team
You will be joining a fast-paced, tightly-knit, and diverse legal team that delights in building, innovating and simplifying for its business partners and customers. As part of the team you will participate in team-wide meetings, departmental goals, and collaborative projects. In this role, you will have access and visibility to business leadership. We are also truly a coast-to-coast team, with members in Seattle, Arlington, New York, Toronto, and Santa Monica.

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

Toronto, ON, CAN

  • Working oral and written proficiency in French
  • Experience with technology, IP licensing and technology transactions, data privacy, cloud computing, or enterprise software systems
  • Experience with technology-related legal, privacy, compliance, and regulatory regimes
  • Strong analytical, written, and oral communication
  • Curiosity and a willingness to learn and grow in a team environment
  • Ability to demonstrate sound legal and business judgment
  • Ability to work independently and contribute successfully to cross-functional teams
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects at once while meeting deadlines

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, disability, age, or other legally protected status. If you would like to request an accommodation, please notify your Recruiter.