Vehicle Compliance Manager


  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Hardware
  • Post Date: 06/07/2021
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  • Company Address: 406 Broadway Avenue Suite 369, Santa Monica, CA, 90401

About Bird

Bird's mission is to make cities more livable by reducing car usage, traffic, and carbon emissions.

Job Description

Bird is a global team guided by a shared vision: to make cities more livable through safe, sustainable electric mobility. From our first e-scooter ride in 2017 to the thousands of rides taking place every day, our passionate team and award winning custom vehicles have helped riders complete hundreds of millions of carbon-free trips in more than 150 cities around the world. And we're just getting started.

This Vehicle Compliance role is highly-cross functional working closely with Vehicle Engineering, Program Management, Government Partnerships, and others.  You will have an instrumental role in developing/certifying new Bird vehicles for markets around the world, and represent Bird/influence emerging vehicle standards along the way. 


  • Collaborate with Vehicle Engineering team to develop global vehicle compliance requirements for new vehicle platforms, managing multiple vehicle programs in parallel
  • Travel to test labs as needed to support compliance activities for certification of new and existing vehicle platforms
  • Represent Vehicle Engineering team in supporting new market entry as it pertains to vehicle compliance, collaborating with Government Partnerships, Business Operations, and other teams
  • Respond and assist in field hardware compliance issues as needed
  • Represent Bird on emerging vehicle safety standards bodies, influence standards development, and maintain professional knowledge as it relates to micromobility standards


  • B.S. in Engineering with 5+ years of professional experience
  • Knowledge of systems engineering best practices and requirements development
  • Familiarity with product safety standards applicable to micromobility products (CE, UL, etc.)
  • Safety and compliance experience in automotive and/or consumer products

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience working at or with 3rd party test labs in technical areas relevant to micromobility products (wireless, EMC, battery safety, etc.)
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time, fluent in multiple languages

Culture at Bird

We're an ambitious, smart and open-minded team that is passionate about our mission. Each day is unlike the last, as we’re constantly moving forward, challenging each other, and working together to create the future of micro-mobility.

Perks up

We’re committed to helping our team members, and with the evolution of our company to a remote work organization due to the pandemic, their needs have changed. That’s why we offer a WFH monthly stipend, a wellness allowance, and more. Plus, a new resource to help support personal and professional developments—all the goods needed to move on our mission together.

Bird is the world

Bird stands for a culture of inclusion. We celebrate different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives —encouraging everyone to bring their authentic selves to work. We have a diverse environment that empowers our team to feel comfortable when they voice their opinions. For these reasons and more Bird is a proud equal employment opportunity employer. We welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetics, and we are dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.

Sound like a place you’d like to work? Sweet. Let’s chat.

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