10 days old

Sr. Compliance Automation, People Experience and Technology Risk & Compliance

Minnesota City, MN 55959


Job summary
Come build the future of compliance with us! To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. We work in a fast-paced environment across multiple industries, never losing our passion for customers.

We are seeking an experienced risk and compliance professional to join our cross-functional collective of technical, compliance, legal, and program management experts. We are driving a multi-year initiative to develop compliance frameworks that will enable us to automate requirement gathering, standardize technical compliance controls, and develop continuous compliance monitoring. We are currently focused on laws, regulations, policies and other obligations impacting Amazon employees, candidates, and contingent workers in the global geographies where Amazon operates.

To do this work, you will engage with peers in risk, compliance, legal, operations, and technical teams, as well as senior leaders across HR and the wider enterprise to ensure adequate risk management at-scale. You will be responsible for consulting with key stakeholders to drive alignment at both the strategic and tactical level.

The right person will demonstrate proven experience: delivering multiple, high priority projects at the same time; managing stakeholders with different perspectives, including influencing without authority; identifying opportunities for process simplification; creation of program- and customer-facing references; inventorying sources for compliance requirement input; defining and executing communication and change management plans; evaluating control effectiveness; and synthesizing diverse data to identify patterns, draw conclusions, and prioritize remediation efforts, using risk management concepts.

The successful candidate leverages their background in risk, compliance, compliance automation and/or HR to mature services and technologies' ability to meet growing compliance demands. They are highly independent and organized; ably build trusting relationships with stakeholders at various levels; adapt quickly to changing demands; and demonstrate critical inquiry, attention to details, and the ability to effectively articulate recommendations/conclusions verbally and in writing.

Up to 25% travel, including international destinations

Employees must reside within a commutable distance from the office they are assigned to but have the flexibility to regularly work from home, as well as, from the office. Office locations include: Seattle, WA; Boston, MA; Arlington, VA. Relocation assistance is available and flexibility may exist for full-time remote work.

Key job responsibilities
Execute an enterprise-wide, multi-year compliance automation initiative.

Consult with global technology, legal, finance, benefits, operations, trade, IT, information security, and HR policy, process, and system owners to ensure that sound protocols are in place to mitigate risks.

Monitor known and emerging risks, measure internal control effectiveness, and develop and own action items to remediate identified risk issues.

Develop deep knowledge of HR compliance and HR mechanisms, processes, and technologies utilized by Amazon.

Consult on the development of business requirements for new system implementations and enhancements.

Draft written narratives to communicate obligations, risk analyses, and recommendations.

Conduct on-site and virtual risk control assessments, documenting methodology, results, and remediation plans.

Prepare other supporting documentation such as manager and employee communications, FAQs, and standard operating processes.

Respond to questions and troubleshoot issues.

Manage other HR risk and compliance related projects as needs arise.


  • 7+ years of experience as a compliance, legal, and/or risk management professional
  • 3+ years of experience leading projects related to HR, risk management, risk operations, and/or compliance automation
  • BA/BS degree


  • Experience with US and/or international employment regulations
  • Experience developing compliance automation and continuous compliance inspection
  • Advanced degree in a related area (MBA or JD)
  • Experience working in a global, large-scale, complex, and fast-paced environment
  • Experience managing technical projects/programs, working on, or leading technology teams
  • Ability to work in an ambiguous environment and drive forward results
  • Problem solver, able to troubleshoot issues independently or escalate when necessary; sense of accountability and sound professional judgment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • PMP, Scrum Master, SHRM or other relevant certification
  • MS Office proficiency

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $139,500-$188,700 yr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.

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: 2022-06-17

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