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Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Consumers and businesses across the globe communicate in a variety of ways - whether by VoIP, video, email, or traditional telephone service - and, as a result, telecommunications laws and policy are evolving. If you love working on cutting-edge regulatory compliance issues as they overlap with new and innovative technologies, this position is for you. Microsoft Corporation has an immediate opening for an attorney on the telecom compliance team that will address a wide variety of Microsoft services now and in the future. The primary function of this role is ensuring compliance with existing and changing regulations in Europe, but also other areas of the world as well.

The position is part of the Privacy and Regulatory Affairs (PRA) group in the Corporate, External and Legal Affairs Department, and will be based in Redmond, WA, although a candidate could be located in Washington, DC.


**Responsibilities include:**

+ Analyzing new and proposed telecom regulations that impact existing and planned Microsoft products and services.

+ Developing and overseeing a compliance program to ensure Microsoft products and services remain in compliance with applicable regulations imposed by telecom regulators across Europe.

+ Working closely with the PRA-Telecom Compliance Program Manager to ensure regulated services timely file regulatory reports and respond timely to regulator inquiries.


**Basic Qualifications include:**

+ JD from an accredited college or university and an active license to practice law is required, with a strong preference for excellent academic credentials.

+ Experience with telecommunications regulation

+ Minimum of five (5) years' experience working in a regulatory environment, in a law firm, government agency, or a large enterprise.

+ Experience with developing or managing a company's compliance with applicable telecom regulations.

+ Excellent analytical, written and verbal communications skills.

+ Excellent organizational skills.

**Additional Qualifications:**

+ Prefer specific experience with spectrum licensing, traditional telecom regulation, regulation of IP-enabled services (e.g., VoIP) and/or video regulation.

+ Prefer experience with European telecommunications law, particularly familiarity with the new European Electronic Communications Code and its application to "OTT" services.

+ A self-starter with a can-do attitude, and a bias for action.

+ Ability to solve problems with a focus on achieving results that benefit our business as well as the businesses of our customers and partners.

+ Demonstrated ability to work in a complex, matrixed environment interfacing with a variety of personalities across a large number of diverse internal groups, teams, divisions, and cultures.

+ Familiarity with and passion for technology and technology-related issues.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form ( .

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

Keywords: Microsoft Corporation, Redmond , Attorney, Other , Redmond, Washington

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