Opens 09/30/2021 · Closes 11/30/2021

Job Description

Join SRI and contribute to creating a culture that thrives on innovation. From our scientists, engineers, technologists, education and policy researchers to our corporate and support staff, SRI is organized around broad disciplines and capabilities. We employ more than 1,200 people worldwide, many of whom are renowned leaders in their fields. Our staff provides cutting-edge thinking, R&D leadership, and passion for changing the world — setting us apart from other employers. As a nonprofit research institute, we are driven by impact, not shareholder value.

We have an immediate opening for a Trade Compliance Analyst to join our Legal team in the Menlo Park, CA office.


  • Bachelor’s Degree plus 2-4 years of experience with export licensing and compliance with U.S. export and import laws and regulations, including the ITAR and EAR;
  • Ability to effectively listen and communicate across various business functions and be analytical, pragmatic and handle a high-volume workload;
  • Knowledge of customs regulations, procedures, and processes;
  • Experience with public and private sector requests for proposals, contracts, subcontracts;
  • Knowledge of foreign country and regional export issues a plus;
  • Excellent interpersonal, technical reading, and English writing skills;
  • Strong MS Office experience (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and web-based tools.


Responsibilities include:

  • Provide guidance on export and import issues, listen and team well with internal and external clients, develop solutions, and resolve issues to support business objectives and ensure compliance with applicable laws and internal policies;
  • Be a proactive and skillful team member within the trade compliance group in, administering exemptions and authorizations, preparing and submitting applicable ITAR and EAR licenses;
  • Perform jurisdiction/classification determinations (USML/ECCN/HTS);
  • Attend continuing education seminars and perform research on U.S. Government policies, regulations, export procedures, Federal Register notices, and Export Control Reform, and serve as a subject matter expert on U.S. export regulations, including the ITAR, EAR, and OFAC;
  • Serve as a resource for shipping requests, and work with international transportation/logistics personnel to resolve classification, valuation, and origin issues, liaising with customs brokers and freight forwarders;
  • Utilize internal policies regarding international travel and non-U.S. visitors to ensure regulatory compliance;
  • Organize and maintain regulatory-required records and documents in easily searchable formats;
  • Contribute to improvements to ensure an effective, centralized export/import compliance program.

Unique Conditions

At SRI, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the increased transmissibility with recent variants, all SRI Employees must be fully vaccinated and provide proof thereof as a condition of continued or future employment with SRI. Accommodations due to medical or religious exemptions will be considered.

Employment Status:  Full Time

Other Requirements:  U.S. Citizenship required.

EOE/AASRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
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