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Career area:
Hardware Engineering
Wednesday, May 1, 2024
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Additional Locations
* Hungary

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Description and Requirements

Job Overview:     

Lenovo is looking for an experienced Engineer, EU Export Compliance and Licensing Specialist to execute on its enterprise-wide Export Compliance Classifications initiatives including emerging and foundational technology controls strategy. This position will report to the Senior Manager, Export Compliance and Licensing. This role will include product and technology classifications for the corporate databases related to intangible and physical items, including 3rd party items that Lenovo exports.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaboration with the global Export Compliance, and cross-functional teams such as Engineering, Program Management and Product Management. Collaborate with departments, to set strategies and develop processes to classify products in an expediate manner by implementing cross-functional process
  • Support new business product development models involving export controls and include merger and acquisition due diligence and integration.
  • Risk assessment and training to ensure coverage of US export laws and those of the countries where Lenovo operates
  • Review and interpret EU Export Regulations, US Export Administration Regulations to assign appropriate export classifications for Lenovo's products, chipsets, software solutions and technology throughout the product life cycle.
  • Interface with Engineering and Program Managers to evaluate technical characteristics of Lenovo' products to determine the US export classification and the license requirements in US and other jurisdictions.
  • Provide technical support to identify export license requirements for employees, suppliers, partners, customers, and end users.
  • Provide assistance in preparing white papers, guidelines, and position papers as it relates to regulatory compliance of Lenovo's products.
  • Provide assistance in preparing commodity classifications requests.  

Job Requirements:

  • Broad knowledge of export laws and regulations and best practices of export controls and sanctions of the EU, US, Wassenaar and other countries laws, regulations, and best practices.
  • Regulations include the EU regulations, US Department of Commerce's Export Administration Regulations, US Department of State's International Traffic in Arms Regulations, sanctions regulations administered by the US Office of Foreign Assets Control and multilateral regimes and regulations of the countries where Lenovo operates.
  • Proven experience in export classifications.
  • 8+ years required experience with EU and US export controls and additional experience with Wassenaar and other government's export controls
  • Working knowledge of EU and US export control regulations, including the US Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and Wassenaar Arrangement Regulations, especially Categories 3, 4, 5 (Part I and II), 6, 7 and 9 of the CCL and ITAR knowledge
  • Familiarity with advanced level of classification concepts (ECCNs, CCATS, EAR, Licensing Jurisdiction Determination, Export Licenses, Encry ption and Wassenaar, etc.)
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Physics, and/or business equivalent experience.

 Travel Requirements:

  • 10%

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Additional Locations
* Hungary
* Hungary