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Cloud Systems Engineer

Date: Jul 11, 2019

Location: Piscataway, NJ, US

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 74111 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

The Cloud Systems Engineer will focus on moving existing on-premise, solutions to the cloud as well as engineering new solutions with a cloud-first approach. As our use of the cloud continues to increase and becomes more complex, this dedicated position will serve as the primary resource for critical IT initiatives.


  • Work closely with Application Development, Cloud, Governance, and Security teams to help formulate and implement a strategy for cloud including developing frameworks and internal standards and governing policies and procedures
  • Develop and maintain a balanced cloud governance framework based on industry standards
  • Ensure compliance with industry and internal standards for cloud based security
  • Develop cloud migration paths for our existing on-premise systems
  • Develop and implement standards and best practices as it relates to cloud solutions
  • Organize collaborative discussions with department stakeholders to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment, security, and high availability in the cloud
  • Implement automation techniques to maximize efficiencies of our cloud based systems
  • Work with Production Control to configure and manage system monitoring and alerts for our cloud infrastructure
  • Develop and maintain documentation on our cloud solution business continuity
  • Develop cloud practices, define and measure security-related activities, and demonstrating improvements to the cloud programs within the organization.
  • Evaluate business requirements, and user needs, existing usage cloud platforms, technical capabilities, and overall cloud application maturity, and provide guidance and best-practices based recommendations for implementing governance boards and proven best practices for cloud based application/platform development, deployment, and support.
  • Consult with stakeholders on requirements for new and existing business/technology solutions.  Partner with GIT’s Architecture, Security and
  • Development organizations to determine and implement innovative solutions to address technical and business needs.


• Bachelor's Degree
• 7+ years of experience 

• 3+ years of experience in Cloud computing 

• Strong understanding of cloud computing capabilities and limitations, business drivers, virtualization technologies, Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service and Software as a Service Cloud delivery models
• On-premise vs Cloud analysis methods and best practices
• Thorough understanding of system and infrastructure management in the Cloud environment (Windows & Linux servers, firewalls, load balancers, hypervisors, storage, monitoring, security etc.)
• Basic understanding of and/or ability to solution service offerings across multiple tiers
• Ability to support automation efforts with scripting skills, ideally JSON, YAML, Python, HTML, etc.
• Superior organization, project management skills and attention to detail
• Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, team environment
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally
• Demonstrated decision making and problem-solving skills
• Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with minimal supervision

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. 

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

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