Who we are:

Argo AI is in the business of building self-driving technology you can trust. With experienced leaders in the field and collaborative partnerships with some of the world’s largest automakers, we’re building self-driving technology that is engineered to scale globally and transform mobility for millions. 

Talented individuals join our team because they share our purpose to make it safe, easy, and enjoyable for everyone to get around cities. We aspire to impact key industries that move people and goods, from ride hailing to deliveries.

Meet the team:

The Legal Team supports the operations of the company by counseling all departments on applicable laws and regulations. As part of the Legal Team, you will provide support to the Office of the General Counsel. The Argo Legal Team’s goal is to deliver value to business by focusing on speed of delivery, pragmatic application of law and building relationships within the company

What you’ll do: 

  • Work closely with Product and Engineering teams to understand and advise on new technologies and products during all phases of the development cycle, from initial stages through commercial operations 
  • Mitigate risks and advise on a wide range of legal questions in connection with product development, including product safety and compliance 
  • Develop and build a scalable process for providing legal advice on engineering and product initiatives
  • Expand and maintain a repository of legal resources related to product launch
  • Drive consensus and coordinate with communications, government relations, product, and other cross-functional teams on multi-disciplinary issues 
  • Stay current on relevant industry standards, laws and regulations
  • Draft terms of use, product policies, and disclosures, and implement related policies 
  • Work directly with global safety regulators 
  • Provide creative solutions on legal, regulatory, and policy issues related to autonomous vehicle technology
  • Supervise and manage relationships with outside counsel
  • Work collaboratively to support Argo's Office of General Counsel, as needed

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Juris Doctor degree; Admitted to practice in at least one state
  • 4-6 years of legal experience demonstrating competency in at least one of the legal areas listed above
  • Experience advising motor vehicle manufacturers or major parts suppliers on National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issues, including advising on safety-related issues, compliance with Federal motor vehicle safety standards, rulemaking proceedings, FOIA and confidentiality matters, and other compliance issues under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act, Safety Act, and TREAD Act 
  • Excellent writing skills; able to draft a variety of documents on short timelines
  • Dynamic communicator; comfortable presenting to a group; able to effectively and tactfully manage sensitive situations
  • Skilled project manager with superior organizational skills; able to facilitate multiple cross-functional work streams on tight timelines
  • Curious, committed learner excited to engage in continual professional development to support the ever changing needs of a fast-growing company in a developing industry
  • Experience working in a law firm or in-house setting
  • Interest in new technologies; technical background is a plus, along with an ability to dig into details with engineers
  • Strong sense of ownership and ability to work independently
  • Collaborative team player across all levels and functions; demonstrated ability to maintain productive professional relationships
  • Ability to travel to all Argo AI offices
  • Proficient in Google Documents, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

What we offer you:

  • High-quality individual and family medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Employer-matched 401(k) retirement plan with immediate vesting
  • Employer-paid group term life insurance and the option to elect voluntary life insurance 
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Paid medical leave
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Complimentary daily lunches, beverages, and snacks
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Monthly wellness stipend 
  • Professional development reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Discounted programs that include legal services, identity theft protection, pet insurance, and more
  • Company and team bonding outlets: employee resource groups, quarterly team activity stipend, and wellness initiatives

Our Background:

Argo AI was founded in late 2016 by industry experts with extensive experience building robotic systems for commercial applications. Our once-small team has since grown into an over 1,000-person strong company with strategic partnerships with two of the world’s leading automakers: Ford and Volkswagen. Our self-driving system is the first with commercial deployment plans for Europe and the U.S., and thanks to an ability to tap into both automakers’ global reach, our technology platform has the largest geographic deployment potential of any self-driving technology to date.

At Argo AI, we believe that embracing differences delivers superior results. We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive environment for all employees.

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