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Front End Developer

Date: May 25, 2019

Location: Piscataway, NJ, US

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, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet and Hill’s Ideal Balance.

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

Location: Piscataway, New Jersey, United States
No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 72466

The Full Stack developer & Data Engineer is responsible for designing, planning, and development of different functionalities and processes within the Atlas software landscape.  This person will work in an agile team to develop applications and features across a broad application.  This person will be responsible for the end state design of the data within the application, how it is stored and accesses to ensure a consumer-grade experience around performance.


This position should be able to learn new technologies and tie business processes and requirements to full end to end designs.  And develop with a test-driven methodology. This role will involve planning, design, development and maintenance of our frontend and backend. The ideal candidate is very self-motivated and can work well both independently and within a team. They are a self-starter - eager to learn new technologies and consider security, performance and user interface implications in their designs.


Specifically, this position will have the responsibility to:

  • Develop web services to support our Customer Development Teams
  • Database design, and architecture of the application end to end, providing design, feedback, and gaining alignment from cross category teams on the approach.

  • Develop consumer grade web based applications
  • Manage and maintain the data model
  • Improve test coverage of existing code bases
  • Work closely with internal team and external partners to ensure new developments align with roadmap and integrate seamlessly with other platform components
  • Collaborate with project stakeholders and the agile team to ensure all requirements are met
  • Support ongoing development for existing projects/applications
  • Identify opportunities to leverage new technologies to enhance applications.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Engineering or similar degree
  • Experience with Python programming (Django experience is a plus)
  • Strong experience with test driven development methodologies
  • At least 3 years’ experience in database design, optimization, relational database technologies and data modeling
  • Experience developing frontend web applications (HTML5, CSS, jQuery, Modern JavaScript Frameworks like Angular and React)
  • Familiarity with REST API and web service development
  • Experience using version control software



Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience developing applications on cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • At least 2 years’ experience developing and deploying end to end applications
  • Experience working on Agile/SCRUM development teams
  • Previous experience in a CPG company
  • Experience using user-centric design and applying User Experience concepts

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply to work with us using this online application.  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.

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

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