in a worldwide network Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America
continuously strives to remain at the forefront of successful automotive
research and development. MBRDNA is headquartered in Silicon Valley,
California, with key areas of Autonomous Driving, Advanced Interaction Design,
Digital User Experience, Machine Learning, Customer Research, and Open
Innovation. In Redford, Michigan, the focus is on Powertrain and eDrive
technology as well as in Long Beach, where the teams test durability of the
latest driver assistant and telematic systems. The Digital Hub in Seattle
focusses on developing a cloud architecture and building out the cloud platform
for the next generation of connected car services. The Testing and Regulatory
Affairs Division in Ann Arbor and the Advanced Vehicle Design in Carlsbad
complete the competence center.

Job Introduction: (Primary purpose of this position)
This position is part of the legal
technical compliance organization within MBRDNA and is responsbible for technical
compliance efforts at MBRDNA and across affiliated entities. The position works
closely with engineering colleagues and other lawyers in the United States and
Germany. The position is expected to
contribute to the successful performance of MBRDNA by providing sound legal
advice regarding vehicle compliance and regulatory matters facing the Company.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

Responsible for supporting ongoing
implementation and effectiveness of technical compliance management system
(tCMS) for MBRDNA and affiliated entities.
Provide legal and compliance advice related to state and federal legal and
regulatory topics including but not limited to safety, emissions, vehicle compliance,
and other product-related topics.
Provide legal guidance regarding emerging technologies including software
compliance related to CASE (Connected, Autonomous Driving, Shared Vehicles and
Provide legal advice regarding topics related to state and federal vehicle
and engine certification (gasoline, diesel, and electric), working closely
with the certification department.
Support legal technical compliance team in establishing and maintaining
relationships with key MBRDNA stakeholders based in Sunnyvale, CA.



  • Minimum level of
    education required and required field of study:

    Juris Doctorate Degree from a United
    States Law School.

  • Minimum skills
    required :

    At least seven (7) years of
    experience in professional roles with focus on legal and regulatory compliance
    Proven track record of working closely with internal and external business
    Excellent legal research and writing skills.
    Analytical and critical thinking skills.

  • Will accept
    equivalent work experience in lieu of formal education


  • Combination of
    Degree and Years of experience acceptable (minimum) :

  • Juris Doctorate Degree from a United
    States Law School.
    At least seven (7) years of experience in professional roles with focus on
    legal and regulatory compliance topics

Admitted and
in good standing to practice law in at least one US Jurisdiction and eligible
to practice under Rule 9.46 of the California Rules of Court.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior automotive or technology experience is
considered a plus factor.
Prefer experience working for or with international companies.
Skills in the German language would be an asset but are not required.

Why should you

Here at MBRDNA, you create digital ecosystems
around cars, you design a language between humans and machines, you make a car
even more intelligent – you make the new reality for cars. Our benefits include
medical, dental and vision insurance, 401k savings plan, tuition and fitness
reimbursement programs and much more. We have an open and flexible
environment to allow you to push boundaries, join MBRDNA and design your

Check out our open jobs here. Learn more about MBRDNA and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

MBRDNA is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly
supports diversity in the workforce.

MBRDNA only accepts resumes from approved agencies who have a valid
Agency Agreement on file. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant
tracking system, MBRDNA employees, or send to any MBRDNA location. MBRDNA
is not responsible for any fees or claims related to receipt of unsolicited


: Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc.

Primary Location

: United States of America-California-Sunnyvale

Work Locations


309 N Pastoria Ave,Silicon Val
309 N Pastoria Ave,Silicon Val
Sunnyvale 94085

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