Company: Argo AI GmbH

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 Compliance Team supports the operations of the company by ensuring that all functions are complying with applicable laws and regulations. As part of the Compliance Team, you will provide support to the Office of the General Counsel. The Argo Compliance 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: 

  • Provide the company with legal advice to support global corporate compliance, particularly in the areas of data protection
  • Monitor and respond to developments in data protection and information security (i.e., laws, regulations, relevant judgements, regulatory guidance, etc.)
  • Advise on data protection requirements and evaluate the data protection compliance of individual business processes and IT systems
  • Draft and revise policies and procedures to comply with the law while reflecting company processes
  • Negotiate, review, and advise on data protection areas within vendor and partner agreements
  • Conduct data protection trainings and awareness programs
  • Work cross functionally to advocate and implement compliance initiatives across the company
  • Support Compliance team on European regulatory matters and liaising with regulators, privacy authorities and partners
  • Manage multiple complex compliance work streams in a variety of legal areas by working cross-functionally with partners across the organization

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Qualified to practice within Germany (successful completion of 1. and 2. state exam)
  • 4-6 years of legal experience demonstrating competency in the field of data protection
  • Strong experience advising on data protection compliance issues
  • Thorough understanding of GDPR and other data protection laws
  • Skilled project manager with superior organizational skills; able to facilitate multiple cross-functional work streams on tight timelines
  • Business-focused and process-oriented, strong attention to detail, strong analytic capability
  • Ability to interpret laws, rules, regulations, and agency guidance and apply concepts to business processes
  • Ability to translate complex concepts into user-friendly directives and guidelines
  • Ability to be a strategic partner and anticipate issues
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Eager to learn about new technology and drive fast-paced projects
  • Skilled at prioritization, organization, and multi-tasking
  • Skilled with GSuite
  • Fluency in English and German

What we offer you:

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • 30 vacation days
  • Subsidized daily lunches, beverages, and snacks
  • Professional development reimbursement
  • Global Employee assistance program (Offerings include: work-life balance support, mindfulness programs, life coaching, new parent coaching, and more!)
  • Local and global discount programs
  • 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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