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Amazon Senior Americas Mobility Business Development, Project Kuiper in Redmond, Washington


Project Kuiper is an initiative to launch a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites that will provide low-latency, high-speed broadband connectivity to unserved and underserved communities around the world.

Amazon Kuiper is looking for experienced, self-starter Business Development Professional to drive adoption of Kuiper broadband and additional services with Mobility partners and end users. This is an exciting opportunity to shape the definition and execution of the Amazon Kuiper Business Development pipeline around the world. Amazon Kuiper Mobility solutions support airlines, business aviation owners, automotive OEMs, shipping and energy companies and many more use cases where satellite end points are connected on moving customer end points.

Key job responsibilities

  • Contribute to the build out of Amazon Kuiper service revenue with specific focus on Mobility partners and end users.

  • Be customer obsessed. Think on behalf of the customer and work to meet the customer’s stated and unstated needs and aspirations

  • Execute strategic and tactical business development initiatives while working with key internal stakeholders (e.g., Amazon Kuiper product and engineering teams, legal, finance) and BD team colleagues.

  • Be the internal coordinator supporting complex contract negotiations and complex business requirements and activities which deliver results. • Adept at thinking strategically and analytically about business priorities, product, and technical challenges, with the ability to deliver target based results working cross-organizationally.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications including a passion for writing detailed strategic documents and a preference for a second fluent spoken language.

  • Consistently exceeds key performance metrics and delivers results.

  • Experience driving consensus across multiple internal and external stakeholders.

  • Must be able to articulate business value & technical approach.

Export Control Requirement:

Due to applicable export control laws and regulations, candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

A day in the life

Kuiper's Business Development strategy and Go To Market plan is well defined and yet each working day is different from the next. The satellite Mobility sector is global and our customer engagements take us around the world whether on video calls on supporting face to face engagements. We may start the day with a customer call with Australia and finish the day with a channel partner meeting in Austin.

Taking time during a busy day to evaluate critical data points and develop strategies and tactics is important. As is the process of codifying these decisions and their outcomes.

About the team

Here at Amazon, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. Amazon has 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. 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.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Arlington, VA, USA | Redmond, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • 8+ years of developing, negotiating and executing business agreements experience

  • 7+ years of business development, partnership management, or sourcing new business experience

  • 7+ years of professional or military experience

  • Experience writing technical articles, speaking at technology conferences, and contributing to open source

  • Experience developing and executing on GTM strategies that are large in scope

  • Able to travel an average of 6 days per month with a peak of 10 days per month

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing, deploying and managing AI products at scale

  • Experience interfacing with customers (Enterprise, SMB, and Startups) and ability to convert customer requirements to high level architecture solutions to build on

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

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $153,900/year in our lowest geographic market up to $254,500/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.