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Corporate Counsel--International and Trade Compliance
July 2, 2018
Full Time - Senior Attorney
7-10 years experience
EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) headquartered in Englewood, CO, with additional locations world-wide, is a premier global provider of satellite solutions and technology services. Together with its major subsidiaries—EchoStar Satellite Services and Hughes Network Systems— EchoStar offers employees the opportunity to explore the boundaries of what’s possible in the fields of engineering and the business functions transforming this engineering into revenue.
Echostar Corporation is seeking to hire a Corporate Counsel to be located at Hughes Network Systems in Germantown, Maryland.
This attorney will have lead day-to-day responsibility for the Company’s trade compliance program.
This person will handle compliance and licensing matters under applicable U.S. and foreign laws and regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions regulations, anti-boycott regulations, Foreign Trade Regulations, and Customs regulations.
He/she will also provide legal advice and guidance in support of the Company’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)/anti-bribery compliance program.
This position reports to the VP & Assoc. General Counsel responsible for International and Trade Compliance.
Administering, advising on, and developing the Company’s trade compliance program, policies, and procedures;
Providing day-to-day legal advice and assistance on trade compliance matters and working with personnel across the Company to ensure ongoing compliance;
Performing regulatory analysis to determine export licensing jurisdiction, export classifications, and tariff classifications of products, software, and technology and advising on export licensing, commodity classification, and commodity jurisdiction requirements;
Supporting export licensing and authorization activities;
Reviewing trade compliance matters in connection with potential international business transactions;
Collaborating with stakeholders in various functional areas and business units and developing compliance strategies, procedures, and controls;
Liaising with U.S. Government officials on licensing, authorization, and regulatory matters;
Assisting with due diligence and background checks on potential international business partners and other third party intermediaries; and
Other duties as assigned.
Graduate of an accredited law school and admission to practice in at least one jurisdiction.
7+ years of experience working on trade compliance matters affecting multinational companies and international business transactions.
Broad knowledge of trade compliance laws and regulations applicable to the Company’s business, including ITAR, EAR, and OFAC sanctions regulations.
Significant experience in practical application of export control and economic sanctions laws and regulations to a wide variety of global business situations.
Travel Percentage 10% or less.
Telecommunications or satellite industry experience.
Familiarity with D-Trade, SNAP-R, and SAP GTS.
Anti-corruption and FCPA compliance experience.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills and ability to be engaged and interact with a variety of business people at different levels of the company.
Attention to detail, strong organization skills, and ability to work efficiently while managing multiple priorities and meeting deadlines.
Display a high degree of integrity, personal judgment, and confidentiality
EchoStar and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. U.S. Citizenship is required for certain positions. EEO is the law
Internal Number: R0000374
About Echostar Corporation
Hughes Network Systems/an EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite operations, video delivery solutions, and engineering services. Headquartered in Englewood, CO, with additional locations world-wide, EchoStar is a multiple Emmy award-winning company that has pioneered advancements in the set-top box and satellite industries for over 30 years. Together with our three subsidiaries—EchoStar Technologies, EchoStar Satellite Services, and Hughes Network Systems—we offer employees the opportunity to explore the boundaries of what’s possible in the fields of engineering and the business functions transforming this engineering into revenue—over three billion dollars’ worth! At EchoStar we know the excitement of new endeavors. We pride ourselves in not just our engineering expertise, but as pioneers forging technological change to improve the lives of our customers. We are Connecting the World in new and exciting ways, and offer you the opportunity to learn more about how EchoStar family of companies could be the right destination for you! EchoStar and its Affiliated Companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opp...ortunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. U.S. Citizenship is required for certain positions. EEO is the law.
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