Senior Regulatory Compliance Specialist at Lyft

Title: Senior Regulatory Compliance Specialist

Location: U.S. Anywhere

This role is work-from-anywhere, excluding the following states and territory: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wyoming, Puerto Rico

At Lyft, community is what we are and it’s what we do. It’s what makes us different. To create the best ride for all, we start in our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization where all team members are recognized for what they bring.

Lyft is hiring for its Regulatory Compliance Team. If you want to help Lyft change the transportation industry and enjoy finding creative solutions to complex problems, this team is for you! As a Senior Regulatory Compliance Specialist, you will be responsible for keeping Lyft’s background check processes running smoothly and efficiently. You will work closely with the rest of the Compliance team to implement processes that will optimize driver screening. You should be a self-starter but able to take direction easily and with a good attitude.


  • Review driver background checks to determine whether they comply with local regulations and Lyft’s own safety policies
  • Research state and local regulations related to Transportation Network Companies and criminal law
  • Liaise with other teams within the company and external parties regarding background checks
  • Assist Compliance and Legal team members with issues related to background checks
  • Become an internal subject matter expert on driver background checks and Lyft’s privacy policies to assist with support agent training and escalated support cases
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment


  • 3+ years of experience in an internal audit or compliance role
  • Ability to analyze and quickly understand processes in order to appropriately determine whether objectives and goals have been met
  • Ability to multi-task effortlessly and manage competing priorities under demanding deadlines
  • Drive to provide accurate results as quickly as possible and continuously iterate
  • Passion for Lyft and the ridesharing community


  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Mental health benefits
  • Family building benefits
  • In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Lyft Pink – Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program