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Export/Sanctions Compliance Analyst

Auto req ID: 12270BR
Business Unit Name: VMS Corporate Offices (CORP)
Location: State California
Location: City Palo Alto
Job Type Regular Full-Time

About Varian When you join Varian, you’re joining an organization with nearly $3 billion in annual revenue, and more than 6,500 team members across more than 30 countries. You’ll be backed by a culture that is centered on fostering your creative potential, and experience the full support of an organization and leadership committed to inspiring you to do your best work. Together, we can make an impact on our customers, each other, and millions of lives. At Varian, you’ll find yourself surrounded by some of the world’s best and most creative talent, working together with a singular goal – our mission to help save lives. Our technology helps clinicians fight cancer, and the work you will do can support this important goal. Whether your focus is Legal, Human Resources, Government Affairs, Finance or IT, joining our Corporate Services team means you’ll contribute to Varian’s success as a global cancer fighter around the globe.

Job Description

The Export/Sanctions Compliance Analyst will be a part of our Global Trade team and will be key in assisting the company's business operations with compliance with U.S. export control laws and regulations, including sanctions.

 Responsible for:

  • Reviewing and releasing export order holds and providing global support for export control aspects of order processing and contracts functions.
  • Analyzing business transactions for export control/sanctions regulations requirements and providing regulatory guidance to the business.
  • Timely and accurate ECCN classifications; preparing and submitting CCATS requests to BIS.
  • Preparing, submitting and tracking U.S. export license applications and in compliance with conditions and reporting obligations.
  • Assisting with compliance process mapping, compliance program updates, and other export compliance projects, as required. Job Requirements REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelors degree required.
  • 4-8 years of hands-on export compliance/sanctions experience in a business. Experience in a law firm or consultancy may be substituted for company experience. Master's Degree or Juris Doctor may be substituted for some experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and sanctions regulations. Familiarity with U.S. and other encryption export/import regimes is desirable.
  • Strong computer skills; familiarity with SAP and SAP GTS as an automated trade solution is desired.
  • Experience with non-US export and sanctions regimes is desirable.
  • Experience with audits, investigations and other internal reviews is desirable.


  • 4 year Bachelor's Degree required.
  • Working knowledge of U.S. export control laws and regulations, or comparable legal/regulatory experience in a law firm or global company is strongly desired. Strong experience with Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) EAR compliance is required. Some experience with sanctions regulations is required.
  • Effective and flexible team player, with ability to work well with cross-functional and global business partners.
  • Clear and concise writing and verbal ability.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills required.
  • Proven ability to organize and manage large volumes of data and many tasks in a trade context.
  • Desire to grow professionally, work with good humor and contribute to the trade compliance excellence of the organization.
  • Become part of our team You’re just one click away from the most impactful work you’ll ever do. Apply now and join our mission to save lives. Someone, somewhere, will be glad you did.
  • EEO Policy All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.
  • Percentage of Travel Required 0-25%

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