This position is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of product testing execution with a focus on increasing capacity and building operational efficiencies within the labs. The Director will assess and build upon current testing techniques to ensure and promote the uniqueness of our testing methods in the world of product testing.
The Director will also Identifify and build partnerships with external labs and clients through promoting what differentiates CR and develops our short-term and long-term accreditation strategy for CR to secure industry wide lab accreditations and raise the profile of CR labs.
Are you concerned that tech companies have too much power to shape people’s lives? That the most powerful business models today are based on extracting people's data without their understanding, consent or control? And that companies are not keeping pace with the emerging harms posed by their products and services? If you think we all deserve better and want to put your skills to work for the good guys, then we want you to help build our new Digital Lab.
For over 80 years, people have trusted Consumer Reports to advocate for their interests and help them make informed choices. Today, we're inviting you on new mission: to make sure there are rules for fair conduct in the digital marketplace, and that they’re set in consumers’ favor. To make sure people can live their lives without being forced to sacrifice their privacy. And to make sure people can trust that their devices and data are secure.
We're looking for technologists, activists, lawyers, economists and entrepreneurs who share our drive to build consumer power in the 21st century. With your help, we’ll lead a new movement to restore choice and control to our digital lives. Learn more at http://lab.cr.org.
Consumer Reports is seeking a Deputy Content Editor to join our new Digital Lab team – a group of tenacious journalists, privacy experts, product testers, technologists and policy analysts dedicated to shining a light on the data privacy and security issues that consumers increasingly face, as well as examining the broader topics of fair market competition, transparency, and consumer choice in today's marketplace. By scaling our capabilities and expertise for the digital era, Consumer Reports is expanding efforts to protect, educate, and empower consumers in our connected world while holding companies to higher standards.
The Deputy will combine technology-based experiments with classic journalism to uncover how companies may affect our privacy, health, work lives, and even intellectual freedom. And then we’ll help consumers do something about it.
We want our journalism to be consumer-focused, fresh, useful to our readers, and journalistically ambitious. Our formula, honed over the past 80 years, won’t change: We combine research and reporting to expose anti-consumer practices and offer useful and empowering solutions.
Responsible for the overall management of web and mobile assigned projects of an Agile team charged with designing and building software components for the delivery of data-centric products to clients of Consumer Reports Data Intelligence. Additionally, you would be responsible for coordination across departments/divisions, status monitoring and reporting, and the stability of these web and mobile projects.