About the role - you will:
Join a team of diverse, dynamic, smart and motivated attorneys and other legal, government relations and security professionals situated in our offices around the globe, practicing cross-functionally in a variety of legal, government relations and security specialties. This position is part of the Compliance and Ethics team within An American Data Storage Company Legal, Government Relations and Global Trust & Security Team.

In this new role within the Compliance and Ethics team, you will assist with the ongoing development of An American Data Storage Company global trade compliance program working closely with An American Data Storage Company Trade Compliance Counsel Team to advise the business on complex trade compliance matters and to drive strategic enterprise-wide trade compliance initiatives to improve and mature An American Data Storage Company trade compliance program.
  • Advise regarding day-to-day trade compliance contractual issues, including supporting internal stakeholders, and conducting negotiations with third parties
  • Work with Contracts team to send & track completion of forms
  • Support development and implementation of strategic projects relating to key risk areas such as export controlled technologies
  • Conduct legal due diligence for transaction and business partner risk management
  • Review and advise regarding encryption notification/registration issues
  • Lead import/customs review and advice
  • Collaborate with International Trade Administration team on export licensing activity
  • Support trade compliance training program
  • Participate in the work of internal regulatory and compliance committees
  • Develop, lead, and implement policies, processes, training and standard operating procedures relating to trade compliance. Drive awareness of trade compliance initiatives, including facilitating and leading change management programs, and developing and delivering training
  • Perform/assist with risk assessments. Engage and monitor ongoing collaboration with other internal teams. Document compliance roadmaps. Execute risk management strategies
  • Research and stay abreast of relevant compliance subject matters, regulations and best practices
  • Provide support to the wider Compliance & Ethics Program and other regulatory matters as required

About You:
  • Eager to take on new challenges related to advising a multi-national technology company regarding regulation of trade in a complex geo-political environment
  • Thrive in the environment of legal, political, business, and technological complexity
  • Enjoy collaborating with other departments to respond to the evolving compliance landscape and assist with responses to compliance incidents
  • Possess robust analytical and communication skills

Your experience includes:
  • Demonstrated compliance and governance experience in trade compliance particularly in the in-house environment
  • An engineering background particularly with knowledge of and experience in emerging technologies, network and cyber security, cloud computing, and online and mobile applications would be very advantageous for this role
  • Demonstrated experience designing, managing and executing large-scale, enterprise-wide projects
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Strategic thinker with strong analytical skills and ability to work cross-functionally, including with executive and management-level colleagues
  • A proactive, self-starter with ability to resolve a wide range of issues or questions in creative ways
  • Highly organized with an ability to execute with a commitment to high quality deliverables and a keen attention to detail
  • Keen interest and desire for continued professional development and learning. Candidates may have compliance/governance certifications, though these are not a prerequisite
  • Juris Doctorate and bar admission as well as 8 - 10 years of experience