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Certifications Specialist, AWS Product Compliance Certifications

Seattle, WA 98104


Job summary
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for a compliance specialist to help drive implementation of a compliance-focused hardware certification program. This program will support AWS€™s product compliance function covering hundreds of internal use data center and customer-focused hardware products. The program will encompass global certifications for product safety, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), radio frequency (RF), energy efficiency, and restricted substances. The certifications program will engage suppliers, track global certification status of products, collect, validate, and archive compliance documentation, and track expiration of certifications and obtain renewals. The certifications program will interface with the compliance engineering team, hardware development and business teams, supply chain and logistics, equipment suppliers, third party test labs and certification agencies, and regulatory bodies.

You will report to the Compliance Certifications Lead and be part of the product compliance function within AWS€™s Global Trade and Product Compliance team (GTPC) that ensures that all equipment procured for use in AWS data centers, as well as equipment sold or provided to customers, satisfies global regulatory requirements.

AWS is at the forefront of providing a broad set of global cloud-based services including compute, storage, databases, networking, and enterprise applications, to help organizations move faster, lower IT costs, and scale. You will be a part of a dynamic business within Amazon.com, and one of the world€™s fastest growing and evolving companies, with a team of exceptionally talented, bright and innovative people. GTPC is responsible for ensuring that the infrastructure equipment necessary to support the AWS services are imported/exported in a compliant manner across the multiple countries where AWS operates and will expand, including all product certification/safety regulations.

This position will be located in Portland, Oregon or Seattle, Washington.

Primary Duties
· Drive implementation of a compliance-focused hardware certifications program.
· Collect, validate, and evidence of compliance at the product and country level across a large portfolio of hardware products. Provide real-time compliance status of equipment to key business partners.
· Manage relationships with test labs and certification agencies, including contracting and budget.
· Track certification expiration and manage renewal of certifications.
· Design and drive scalable processes within a Quality Management System (QMS) to ensure consistent compliance with product regulatory requirements around the world.
· Partner with key stakeholders to help define program strategy, project plans, and manage technology implementations.

A day in the life
Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon€™s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Work/Life Balance
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn€™t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it€™s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.

Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we€™re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.


· 4+ years€™ experience with product compliance issues, preferably within a technology company
· 4-year BA/BS


· Experience developing processes to meet internal control requirements in a QMS environment
· Knowledge of product certification processes and global market access requirements.
· Experience in large-scale project management roles, preferably in product regulatory compliance
· Experience integrating compliance processes into tools for greater efficiency
· Experience working with test laboratories/certification bodies
· Experience effectively articulating recommendations/conclusions both verbally and in written form
· Strong data-driven analytical skills, with experience in establishing and tracking program metrics
· Proven ability to meet tight deadlines, multi-task, and prioritize workload in ambiguous environments
· Highly organized and able to build trusting relationships with stakeholders at various levels across the organization
· Meets/exceeds Amazon€™s leadership principles requirements for this role
· Meets/exceeds Amazon€™s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.


Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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