Counsel - Export/Sanctions at Zoom Video Communications

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Counsel, Export Controls (Remote)

Zoom, is looking for a Counsel, Export Controls. Zoom’s mission is to develop a people-centric cloud service that unifies your meeting experience and improves the quality and effectiveness of communications forever. The company is the world leader in video communications. Hundreds of thousands of businesses turn to Zoom for video and web collaboration. 

The ideal candidate will partner closely with various teams in handling export controls legal matters. This is an opportunity to be an integral part of the business in a hyper-growth technology company. 

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

You will contribute to the ongoing development of Zoom’s export controls program. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Acting as an in-house expert on U.S. export licensing rules and procedures, including with respect to encryption items, and staying abreast of relevant regulatory developments.

  • Working with the engineering and business teams to conduct classification analyses of Zoom’s software and technology and preparing classification and licensing requests and renewals with the Department of Commerce, and liaising with government agencies throughout the classification/licensing request process.

  • Enhancing and further developing Zoom’s global export controls compliance program through the development of tailored and risk-based policies, procedures, internal controls, and training.

  • Providing the business with actionable advice regarding compliance with export controls requirements.

  • Providing critical advice and direction on strategic transactions prior to, during, and after an acquisition related to export controls matters.

  • Training the Legal, Sales, Procurement, Engineering, and other teams on export controls compliance requirements.

  • Conducting investigations, assessing risk and developing mitigation strategies as necessary.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Law degree from an accredited U.S. law school

  • 8+ years of legal experience in export controls and international trade compliance in an international environment, including 3+ years managing export controls compliance for a multinational company, preferably in the technology industry

  • Complete understanding and working knowledge of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations, and anti-boycott laws and regulations.

  • Experience conducting export controls classification analyses and preparing related licensing requests to U.S. government agencies.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with an ability to communicate with business partners throughout the company.

  • Exceptional legal and business judgment.

  • Goal-oriented with an ability to think strategically, prioritize, and timely deliver detail-oriented work, and counsel on balancing legal risks with business opportunities.

  • Self-starter with intellectual curiosity, who is capable of learning on the job, taking initiative, developing new approaches when there are no precedents, and thriving within a fast-paced environment. 

  • Able to work independently, with minimal supervision, taking ownership and responsibility for completing projects.

  • Energetic, with a positive mindset and “can-do” attitude.

  • Possess high integrity, ethics, a good attitude, and a strong & persuasive personality with demonstrated ability to execute in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally and build enduring relationships.

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Zoom’s values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives including qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records as well as any qualified applicants requiring reasonable accommodations in accordance with the law.

We believe that the unique contributions of all Zoomies is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Location

We are located North of the DTC area. Just a short drive away you can find trendy restaurants, bars, and the Cherry Creek Reservoir!

What are Zoom Video Communications Perks + Benefits

Zoom Video Communications Benefits Overview

Zoom offers a wide range of benefits and perks to ensure our employees feel supported, enriched and cared for including free books, a wellness credit of $300 per month, and a multitude of Zoom-sponsored activities and celebrations to help you Work Happy.

To deliver this happiness to our employees, Zoom employs above-market and progressive compensation programs. At Zoom, we believe this is achieved through analyzing total direct compensation holistically. We offer all employees equity, allowing them to become owners who are vested in and benefit from the long-term success of the company.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
The Happy Crew is comprised of around 150 volunteers globally that deliver happiness internally to Zoom Employees!
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Employee Resource Groups include Veterans and [email protected] with more on the way!
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Zoom listens to its employees. We’re growing and want our employees to be as happy as possible. One way we deliver this happiness is by continually building our benefits programs to best fit the wants and need of our employees. We also hold monthly Zoom Meetings with the whole company and our CEO Eric Yuan himself addresses questions or concerns submitted by employees. If you want to feel heard and appreciated join us in our ever evolving company and product!

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