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Established in 1806 as a small soap and candle business in New York City, Colgate-Palmolive is now a truly global company with products sold in over 200 countries and territories under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, Haci Sakir, Suavitel, PCA SKIN, EltaMD, Filorga and Hello as well as Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading consumer products company that serves hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide with brands and products across four core businesses – Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. We are committed to offering products that make lives healthier and more enjoyable, and programs that enrich communities around the world.

Every day millions of people trust our products to care for themselves and the ones they love. Our goal is to use our technology to create products that will continue to improve the quality of life for our consumers wherever they live.

A career at Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  Enterprise Architect / Sr. Enterprise Architect

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Oct 30, 2022
Remote working option during the current situation

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 143927 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

About Colgate-Palmolive


Do you want to come to work with a smile and leave with one as well? In between those smiles, your day consists of working in a global organization, continually learning and collaborating, having stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions!

If this is how you see your career, Colgate is the place to be!

Our dependable household brands, dedicated employees, and sustainability commitments make us a company passionate about building a future to smile about for our employees, consumers, and surrounding communities. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, champions experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has contributed to our enduring success.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile...every single day.


The Experience

In today’s dynamic technology environment, it is an exciting time to be a part of the information technology team at Colgate. Our highly technical and innovative team is dedicated to driving growth for Colgate Palmolive in this constantly evolving landscape.

What role will you play as a member of the Colgate’s Information Technology team?

Design, develop and test to create quality solutions on time and within budget. To collaborate with business teams / functional teams and IT counterparts for daily support incidents and project activities in different business areas across all geographies.

Ability to understand the requirements related to business problems and transform that into a solution design.


Job Summary:

The Enterprise Architect will be responsible for proposing high level solutions and help drive improvements for Cloud Architecture and Application Architecture thereby ensuring that Cloud and On-Premise solutions are sustainable, resilient, scalable and secure. We are looking for a teamplayer that is oriented to try to drive agility within the rest of our organization. In this role, you may be asked to research new technologies or platforms related to enterprise architecture and share with the rest of the team, and/or provide consultation to other project teams within the organization, evangelizing best practices and security standards. You work collaboratively in teams and develop meaningful relationships to achieve common goals.


What you will do

  • Work closely with IT teams/business teams and guide them in architecture/solutioning decisions
  • Participate in architecture design review discussions for Cloud and On-Premise solutions
  • Should possess the skills of identifying risks in proposed solutions and suggest alternatives/ mitigations.
  • Maintain deep knowledge of evolving trends and the latest advancements in technology and conduct research in the industry to find ways in which to improve our operations.
  • Evaluate and evangelize forward-looking processes, tools and technologies that help deliver high-quality secure software faster and more efficiently, in conjunction with GIT Architecture team
  • Identify technology standardization opportunities, specify options, weigh implementation complexities and risks to make the right technical decision.
  • Understand Colgate IT Strategies and best practices and align them with business needs.
  • Acquire advice from higher-level Information Technology associates when precedents are unclear.
  • Should possess a strategic mindset
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all policies and standards


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or similar degree with 5+ years of experience


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in roles in IT architecture teams with a proven track record of delivery.
  • Strong knowledge of architecture methodologies, principles, and frameworks.
  • Experience with enterprise SaaS and PaaS applications and implementations, Infrastructure and IaaS, Virtualization, Containerization, Integration (and Integration as a Service), enterprise security and network applications
  • Experience with at least one Cloud Based Platform (Google Cloud Platform, AWS). Knowledge in other cloud platforms like Azure, Cloud Foundry would be an added advantage.
  • Experience in architecting and implementing using Microservices, Containerization technologies (Docker etc)
  • Highly structured thinker with strong analytical skills and the ability to quickly get the most relevant information and digest this information into a vision on future technology.
  • Good understanding of the external technology market.
  • Results oriented with the ability to maintain focus on objectives in a multi-task demanding environment.
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of the team.
  • Collaboration and Communication. Acknowledged for driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts and ensuring follow-through with exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of SAP applications is an advantage.



We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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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