JOB POST: Corporate Counsel-Payments @ Amazon, Bangalore: Applications Open

Job Description

Amazon is looking for a talented attorney to support our rapidly growing and evolving payments businesses. You will serve as the lawyer responsible for counselling the business on a broad range of payment and regulatory matters including co-branded credit card programs, gift card Products, pay with Amazon, points, currency conversion, and merchant services.

Principal duties include providing day-to-day advice, resolving issues that arise in existing commercial relationships, drafting and negotiating complicated payments, co-brand and other commercial agreements and providing ongoing legal counselling in a wide range of legal areas, including regulatory compliance.

A successful candidate should have a strong transactional background and be hardworking, proactive, entrepreneurial, and able to apply sound, pragmatic judgment in ambiguous situations. Familiarity with a broad range of laws and commercial practices in the financial services industry will be helpful in this role. In-house experience at a technology or financial service company is a plus.

Throughout all the above tasks the Attorney will closely coordinate with the global legal teams and outside counsel.

Basic Qualifications
  • A minimum of 5+ years of legal experience in the financial sector (with several years of experience at a leading law firm and/or in-house at a major multinational corporation).
  • Extensive experience and strong skills in drafting and negotiating contracts.
  • Extensive experience in analyzing and responding to regulatory and compliance matters.
  • Ability to function autonomously yet communicates laterally and upwardly with ease.
  • Strong legal and business judgment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and coordinate complex issues and projects with diverse levels of management and employees.
Educational Qualifications
  • LL.B. (undergraduate law degree) from a recognized university in India.
  • Additional CS qualification is desirable.
Preferred
  •  In-house experience at a technology or financial service company.
  • Familiar with the electronic financial services sector to counsel and assist with payments-related matters to support Amazon’s payments businesses (such as merchant processing arrangements, co-branded and private label credit offerings, payment association rules, gift or stored value cards, banking and credit laws, and financial privacy).
  • Familiarity with money service business compliance requirements, antimony laundering rules, know-your-customer requirements, and open loop stored value systems.
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