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Consumer Reports is seeking to hire a Lead Software Engineer, eCommerce Engineering. This individual will be responsible for providing technical leadership, inspiration, and guidance to the eCommerce team by supporting the development of the eCommerce system and on-going maintenance of our production environment. This role is responsible for the implementation of operational best practices, standards, efficiencies, processes, and tools, focusing on continuous integration, automating manual processes, and streamlining software development.
One of the United States’ most iconic institutions, Consumer Reports (CR) is an independent, nonprofit organization that has worked with and for consumers for over 80 years to advance safety, fairness and transparency in the marketplace.
We are currently seeking a world class Chief Human Resources Officer to build upon the efforts to date and determine new directions for enhancing a dynamic organization and culture. A key focus of this role is to enhance CR’s value proposition as an employer of choice, strengthen the skills and capabilities of our teams, continue to transform our infrastructure, systems and processes to be more fluent and agile in the digital economy, and to leverage the full power of our assets to advance our mission.
Reporting to the CEO, the CHRO is a trusted partner and advisor and serves as a member of CR’s executive team, contributes to strategic and operational decision making impacting the enterprise, and works collaboratively with leadership colleagues as a strategic advisor and solutions-oriented leader. In collaboration with leadership, the CHRO translates CR’s business and social impact priorities into people/talent strategies and tactics to strengthen our competitiveness in the face of today’s talent market, enabling CR to deliver on its promises to and for consumers. This role serves as the HR liaison to the Board of Directors and attends CR board and committee meetings.
The CHRO manages a team of 17 human resources professionals supporting 600 employees in three locations (Yonkers, NY headquarters, CR’s state-of-the-art auto test track in Colchester, CT, and the Washington, DC advocacy office) as well as distributed staff in the U.S., and leads, organizes and directs all aspects of the talent/human resources function. This includes talent acquisition and onboarding, culture and employee engagement efforts, employee and labor relations activities including maintaining a strong partnership with the NewsGuild of New York, leadership, learning and development, succession planning, performance management, executive and employee compensation and benefits, recognition programs, benefits, and HR systems and data analytics.
For 80 years, Consumer Reports has stood alongside consumers, empowering them with the knowledge they need to make free, informed, confident choices in the face of a complex marketplace. An independent, nonprofit organization, Consumer Reports helps to make the world fairer, safer, and healthier through its rigorous, unrivaled testing and analysis of products and services, groundbreaking investigative reporting on marketplace issues, and by amplifying consumer voices so that they are heard and responded to by manufacturers, regulators, and government leaders.
A cornerstone of our organization, our Editorial Research professionals rigorously check facts for online, print, and video content that have input from many sources of data, outside experts or multiple internal teams, ensuring the accuracy and integrity of our content.
This is a short-term position, starting in August and expected to end December, 2019.
Consumer Reports is seeking to hire a Senior Software Engineer as a part of one of the technology teams responsible
for designing and building software components for the delivery of web applications to millions of Consumer Reports users. This role involves working hand-in-hand with business units to build state of the art scalable and robust web applications that are consumer centric.
As Director, Food Policy, you will lead Consumer Reports' advocacy efforts to realize a safer, healthier food system. Our goal is a marketplace in which people can shop for food with confidence, knowing the products they buy and the system used to produce them are safe and healthy, and food labels are truthful and meaningful. We work for marketplace change through: laws, regulations, and policies that put consumer's interests first; industry practices that promote health and do not promulgate harm; and consumer empowerment. The Director, Food Policy will work in close collaboration with colleagues across CR as we seek to optimize the use of all our tools, including research, survey, testing, investigative and service journalism, mobilization, and advocacy.
This position can be located in either Washington, D.C. or San Francisco, CA.
The Software Engineer is part of one of the technology teams responsible for designing and building software components for the delivery of web applications to millions of Consumer Reports users. This role involves working hand-in-hand with team members and other team units to build state of the art scalable and robust web applications that are consumer centric. NOTE: This is a Limted Duration position with an expected duration of one year.
Consumer Reports is seeking a Project Leader to oversee testing projects under as a member of 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.
We need someone with hands-on experience in the theory and practice of privacy and security in connected products. We need a Project Leader to ensure that testing protocols and procedures are followed, and that methodologies are developed to meet our continually transforming testing objectives.
This person would augment our team with the skill set and investigative leadership we need to be effective and timely, while establishing good practices and collaborating with team members to produce solid, repeatable results.
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.
The Data Privacy Analyst will assist in building and expanding our internal data privacy practice. From mapping our data and business processes to implementing privacy initiatives, the Data Privacy Analyst will ensure that privacy controls, processes, and data security are implemented and evangelized throughout the organization.
The Manager, Database Administration is a hands-on role responsible for overseeing the architecture and administration of databases and related data management application/systems (ETLs, Feeds, and Reporting) that serve both internal users and millions of CR's consumers. This role manages the team of database administrators and is responsible for executing solutions to support Consumer Reports’ data management strategy and future data architecture of the organization.