Job Opening

Back to list Previous description Next description Print this page

Export Compliance Officer

San Rafael or Portland, OR-Autodesk-Export Compliance Officer posting
Location: San Rafael, CA or Portland, OR- United States
Job ID: 19WD31812

Position Overview

The Export Compliance Officer (ECO) is responsible for designing, developing, executing, and managing an effective export control program on a global level. This position reports to the VP of Operations. The ECO serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external inquiries regarding export and economic sanctions compliance and works to drive trade compliance initiatives and execute strategic direction and global management of all aspects of Autodesk’s trade compliance program.


  • Design, implement, and manage an effective Export Compliance Program under applicable laws and regulations, including the U.S. Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”), and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”), and applicable international laws and regulations
  • Manage Autodesk’s Global Export Compliance team
  • Provide expert advice and guidance concerning the requirements and obligations for handling export-controlled software, items and technology under applicable laws and regulations
  • Develop and document export compliance standard operating procedures
  • Provide general and role-specific export compliance training
  • Make jurisdiction and classification determinations and document classification audit trail
  • Prepare export license applications and manage export licenses and license exceptions
  • Monitor the export and import of technical data, hardware, and services in accordance with company policy and U.S. Government export laws and regulations
  • Collaborates with Legal team on all inquiries from government agencies and officials on export issues
  • Conduct program self-assessments and participate in internal and government compliance audits
  • Participate in legal reviews of commercial contracts for procurement of goods and services
  • Participate in the export compliance review of potential targets for acquisition or merger
  • Travel 10-20%

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10 years U.S. Export trade experience
  • Experienced people manager of a compliance organization
  • Thorough knowledge of trade compliance regulations, including International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and US Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
  • Extensive understanding of export, re-export and deemed licensing requirements applicable to software, cloud products, and encryption
  • Experience with implementing and working with Global Trade Management software
  • Ability to manage and strategically integrate regulatory requirements into business processes to maximize outcomes
  • Excellent knowledge of software and encryption classification
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office Applications, Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information frequently and appropriately

Preferred Qualifications

  • Eligible to serve as empowered official under U.S. law
  • Excellent academic credentials, writing, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail oriented individual with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • Strong team development and management skills
  • Exemplary standards of personal and professional integrity

About Autodesk

With Autodesk software, you have the power to Make Anything. The future of making is here, bringing with it radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used. It's disrupting every industry: architecture, engineering, and construction; manufacturing; and media and entertainment. With the right knowledge and tools, this disruption is your opportunity. Our software is used by everyone - from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital scientists, students and hobbyists. We constantly explore new ways to integrate all dimensions of diversity across our employees, customers, partners, and communities. Our ultimate goal is to expand opportunities for anyone to imagine, design, and make a better world.

At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

To all recruitment agencies: Autodesk does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Autodesk will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Autodesk, Inc.

Apply Here

Remember to mention you found this listing at



About Us
Contact Us

Career Strategy
Placement Tests
Student Profile
Broker FAQs
The Basics of Importing eCourse
CHB Exam Prep eCourse
CHB Exam Prep SF Class
Renew CHB Exam Prep
Tutorial Service

Trade Consulting
Other Services

World Affairs
Job Openings
Industry Resource Links
Free Gov't Guides
Book Reviews