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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:  Security Engineering Lead

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Aug 3, 2022
Remote working option during the current situation

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 138847 - 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 conscientious 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 brings a workplace that encourages creative thinking, champions experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has weighed into 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 multifaceted 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 ever-changing landscape.


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


  • The Information Security Engineer should be experienced in system architecture, design, engineering and deploying data security applications over hybrid environments that include on-premise and public clouds, such as GCP.
  • The candidate should be comfortable in playing a lead role towards the evolution of technology deployments across the global footprint.
  • An ideal candidate should be proficient in leading the engineering of endpoint solutions over Windows, Mac and Linux endpoints and on Virtual infrastructure.


Who are you…


You are a function expert -


This position is for an Individual contributor who would be responsible for the following:

  • Develop and build systems capable of monitoring security controls, policies and procedures and critical cyber security activities.
  • Responsible for the design, deployment, and configuration of security solutions that enable enterprise security controls.
  • Be technically proficient with vendor tools and collaborate with the vendor to identify and resolve gaps in the solutions/platform technologies.
  • Act as a technology subject matter expert, able to provide and communicate complex technology solutions across different audiences including technical, managerial, business executives, and external vendors.
  • Partner/connect with collaborators and other Global Information Technology and business functions to ensure their areas are following Global Information Security’s technical guidelines and strategy.
  • Provide engineering support to the Security Operations Center for solving complex problems.
  • Responsible for developing Security use cases for SIEM
  • Provide engineering support for other security tools in the organization such as WAF, NAC, EDR, etc..


You connect the dots -


Quickly assimilate new technologies, tools, internal/external systems and design frameworks is a required capability. Strong and broad technology background


You are a collaborator -


Work with Operation team to build queries as per the use cases Work with Other teams to onboard logs on Splunk


You are an innovator -


Ability to think with a security mindset, building use cases from a security perspective.


What you’ll need…(Required)


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Minimum 7 years of consistent track record in IT security industry
  • 3+ years of experience with Splunk administration or management.
  • Knowledge of Splunk Cloud deployments, installing and maintaining Heavy Forwarders on Linux
  • Onboard new data sources (Syslog, HEC, APIs, Splunk apps) and building use cases.
  • Installing, upgrading and maintaining Splunk Apps
  • Creating and managing Splunk Security Use cases
  • Creating and managing Splunk Knowledge Objects (data models, lookups, field extractions, reports, alerts)
  • Knowledge and use of SPL (search development and best practices)
  • Good understanding of Splunk Enterprise Security
  • Assets and Identities
  • Getting data sources CIM compliant
  • Correlation search development
  • Modern networking knowledge and understanding (OSI, TCP/IP, switching, routing, firewalling, NAT, proxies, IDS/IPS, WAF's, CDN's, SSL/TLS, etc...)
  • Good understanding of cybersecurity technology, architecture and best standards practice
  • Scripting skills in one of the following languages is a plus: Python, Bash, Powershell
  • Experience with Firewalls, WAF, SOAR, IDS\IPS, would be good to have
  • Knowledge or Experience with AWS or GCP cloud services preferred


What you’ll need…(Preferred)


  • Licenses and Certifications:
  • Splunk Core Certified User
  • Splunk Cloud Certified Admin
  • Splunk Enterprise Certified Architect
  • Splunk Enterprise Security Certified Admin


Key Proficiencies:

  • The successful candidate must have a strong IT background with in-depth knowledge of corporate application access control, network routing and cyber threat analysis.
  • Solid understanding of application architecture and strong security fundamentals.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills including the ability to communicate and interact effectively with users that do not have a security background and be a security spokesperson throughout the organization


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 essential 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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