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Senior Trade Compliance Specialist

Company Name Arm Company Location
San Jose, CA, US

About the role

As a world leader in microprocessor design, Armís success is based on licensing agreements with many of the biggest names in consumer electronics and semiconductor manufacturing. The effective management of import and export compliance is a critical activity in Armís commercial operations.

Arm is looking for a highly qualified person to take Armís trade compliance program to the next level. The Trade Compliance Specialist will primarily support the export classification process but will also support strategic transactions with business partners in countries around the world. The role will report to the Trade Compliance Manager.

This position will largely be export compliance oriented.

What will I be accountable for?

Overall, this position will have responsibility for activities involved in export regulatory compliance including, but not limited to, ECCN product classifications, harmonized tariff classifications where applicable, export license applications, obtaining and reviewing end use statements for exports, and sanctioned party list screening. More specifically

  • Classify Arm products and technology in accordance with the US and foreign export and import regulations
  • Use expertise and knowledge of microprocessor, semiconductor, encryption functionality, and emerging technologies to support classification process and drive continuous improvement
  • Liaise with Arm product development, engineering, operations, and other stakeholders to classify products in advance of delivery landmarks and global release schedules
  • Update and maintain classification process documentation, and classification database for recordkeeping, audit, and process improvement purposes
  • Support trade compliance operations
  • Provide expertise in response to internal and external import and export compliance questions, activities, and issues
  • Assist in developing, implementing, and maintaining trade compliance manuals
  • Develop and conduct internal compliance reviews
  • Ensure compliance with Armís trade compliance strategy, policy, and programs
  • Provide training to co-workers on trade compliance -responsibilities and accountabilities
  • Ensure U.S. and U.K. sanctions and trade restrictions are followed by all Arm global locations
  • Conduct denied parties screenings and conduct investigations to determine validity of potential matches
  • Collect technical information and documents required to submit U.S. and U.K. export licenses, classification determinations, and obtain renewals of critical export license documents
  • Support U.S. Deemed Export screening, preparation and submission of deemed export licences, and management of program requirements and recordkeeping
  • Perform import and export classification determinations of Arm products in accordance with applicable regulations, including the U.S. EAR, and the U.K. ECO
  • Assist with other compliance activities and special projects as required (including Audits, system related projects)

Job Requirements

What skills, experience, and qualifications do I need?

  • B.A./B.S. or other relevant degree
  • 5+ years of relevant working experience in trade compliance, with focus on export
  • Strong knowledge of Categories 3, 4, and 5 Part 2
  • Comprehensive understanding of US and EU dual-use controls
  • Previous experience in the semiconductor or software development industry a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of US and UK export regulations
  • Expertise in data manipulation and report writing
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office and ERP tools

Key Competencies

  • Able to build and maintain relationships within a global organization to effectively drive trade compliance at all levels
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgement and discretion in matters of significance
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Good analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings
  • Project management skills with the ability to break down complex projects and coordinate across multiple locations and departments.
  • Ability to take initiative and work autonomously, as well as in a team
  • Excellent social skills to interact with employees, managers and customers

About Arm

Armģ is at the heart of the world's most advanced digital products. Our technology enables the creation of new markets and transformation of industries and society. We design scalable, energy efficient-processors and related technologies to deliver the intelligence in applications ranging from sensors to servers, including smartphones, tablets, enterprise infrastructure and the Internet of Things.

Our innovative technology is licensed by Arm Partners who have shipped more than 50 billion Systems on Chip (SoCs) containing our intellectual property since the company began in 1990. Together with our Connected Community, we are breaking down barriers to innovation for developers, designers and engineers, ensuring a fast, reliable route to market for leading electronics companies.

With offices around the world, Arm is a diverse community of dedicated, creative and highly talented professionals. By enabling an inclusive, meritocratic and open workplace where all our people can grow and succeed, we encourage our people to share their rare contributions to Arm's success in the global marketplace.

At Arm, we are guided by our core beliefs that reflect our rare culture and guide our decisions, defining how we work together to defy ordinary and shape extraordinary

We not I

Take daily responsibility to make the Global Arm community thrive.
No individual owns the right answer. Brilliance is collective.
Information is crucial, share it.
Realise that we win when we collaborate ó and that everyone misses out when we donít.

Passion for progress

Our differences are our strength. Widen and mix up your network of connections.
Difficult things can take unexpected directions. Stick with it.
Make feedback positive and expansive, not negative and narrow.
The essence of progress is that it canít stop. Grow with it and own your own progress.

Be your brilliant self

Be quirky not egocentric.
Recognise the power in saying ĎI donít knowí.
Make trust our default position.
Hold strong opinions lightly.

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