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Marketplace failures continue to generate numerous preventable deaths and injuries on our roads and in our homes. Every year, car crashes kill at least 36,000 people and injure at least 2.5 million, while consumer products are tied to at least 8,000 deaths and 15.5 million emergency room visits.
If you think we all deserve better and want to help create a safer marketplace, come join CR as our Senior Policy Engineer/Analyst, Cars and Product Safety. You will carry out sophisticated research and data analysis on the current and future safety of cars and household products while also being a public-facing consumer advocate.
The Engineer/Analyst can be based out of our office in Washington, D.C.; Yonkers, NY; Colchester, CT; or San Francisco, CA.
A cover letter is required with resume submission.
In this role, you will document test cases based on business requirements, and prepare and execute the test plan that covers functional, integration, data quality, browser and systems compatibility and automated testing. As a QE with Consumer Reports, you will also be responsible for ensuring that the application meets the business requirements and that any potential issues are identified and fixed before deployment.
This position will be eventually based in our Yonkers, New York office. Candidates currently in the tri-state area strongly preferred.
Our climate is changing, the quality of our air is getting worse, while toxic chemicals are showing up in our food, water and household products. These are serious environmental problems that affect the everyday lives of consumers, so, with our commitment to a fair and just marketplace, CR is now bringing its full power to address climate change and other sustainability issues. We’re looking for a Director, Sustainability to help
build and execute a strategy to bend the curve of consumption toward a sustainable future.
As Director, you will provide the vision, leadership, development, and coordination of strategies to influence demand, supply and public policy. You will build and secure the strategic partnerships and financial investment needed to achieve our sustainability goals, in partnership with senior leadership, the development team, and colleagues from across the organization.
A cover letter is required with resume submission.
As a Senior Data Scientist with Consumer Reports, you will be responsible for supporting data and analytics driven research and product development. You will provide new insights and innovative internal and external client solutions through the use of advanced statistical analysis, data mining, and data visualization techniques. You will leverage and synthesize data from survey, product testing, and external sources to enhance the organization’s development of product ratings and insights.
You will be responsible for leading data synthesis and analysis for external facing products and content, in partnership with multiple CR teams. You will take a leadership role in identifying and prioritizing the department’s and organization’s data analysis needs, and offer and execute innovative approaches to developing new products and insights. You will be involved in cross-divisional collaboration with various stakeholders to acquire and synthesize data, understand both internal and external analytic and product development goals, and communicate and package potential solutions effectively.
We’re looking for a lab testing manager who lives and breathes privacy, cybersecurity, and Internet of Things products. Our experts put thousands of products to the test each year in our 63 labs. These result in product ratings and also recommendations to manufacturers to make their products better, safer, and more secure for consumers.
With significant investment in our Digital Lab, we will incorporate privacy and data security scores for all of the connected product categories we test. We will also screen for problems with privacy policies and data security, which often results in discovering and disclosing vulnerabilities.
In this role, you will manage a consumer product testing team who will implement time-bound projects to incorporate privacy and security tests for products ranging from TVs, to laptops, to fridges, to robotic vacuums. You will oversee all aspects of a wide range of product testing projects related to privacy and information security of network and Internet-connected consumer products (both hardware and software). You will own planning, development, deployment, support and successful delivery of all phases of assigned product testing work as part of an overarching marketplace change strategy. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to original investigative research with Consumer Reports journalists and advocates.
This is a great career opportunity for a researcher or technologist interested in making a measurable impact on consumer privacy, cybersecurity, and the lived quality of IoT. You will solve a steady stream of interesting challenges, be exposed to the latest hardware and software from hundreds of manufacturers, and have the opportunity to take them apart, probe them, and increase public knowledge in a way that benefits millions of people.
Candidates currently in the tri-state area strongly preferred.