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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 - Specialist / Sr. Specialist

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  May 15, 2024

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 159305 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Who We Are
Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognized for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!


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 constantly evolving landscape.


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


We are seeking a skilled and experienced Splunk Administrator/Engineer to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing Splunk Cloud and Head forwarder on Linux systems. Key responsibilities include keeping all Splunk apps up to date, onboarding log sources, and developing complex security use cases using Splunk Processing Language (SPL). Additionally, knowledge of cloud environments and automation skills using PowerShell or Bash scripting would be highly beneficial.


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.


Who are you…


You are a function expert -


  • This position is for an Individual contributor who would be responsible for the following
  • A primary engineer supporting our SIEM infrastructure and security use case development and administering\maintaining SIEM infrastructure (Splunk)
  • Onboard and managing new data sources (Syslog, HEC, APIs, Splunk apps) ensuring accurate data parsing and indexing. Also ensuring all SIEM apps are up to date and compatible with the environment.
  • Partner with Security Operations team to develop and implement complex security use cases using SPL.Collaborate with multi-functional teams to integrate Splunk into various workflows.
  • Crafting and managing Splunk Knowledge Objects (data models, lookups, dashboards, field extractions, reports, alerts)
  • Proficient in Splunk Enterprise Security, skilled in Assets and Identities management, ensuring CIM compliance for data sources, and developing correlation searches.
  • Develop and build systems capable of supervising security controls, policies and procedures and critical cyber security activities.
  • Document configurations, procedures, and standard practices.
  • Responsible for the design, deployment, and configuration of security solutions.
  • Technical proficiency with a variety of vendor tools including collaborating with the vendor regarding issues and/or deficiencies when necessary.
  • Act as a technology subject matter expert, able to provide and communicate sophisticated 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.


You connect the dots - 


  • Your proficiency in managing Splunk, coupled with your expertise in developing sophisticated security use cases, will bridge the gap between security requirements and technical implementation. You will connect the dots by aligning Splunk configurations with overarching security objectives, ensuring that our log sources are effectively onboarded and monitored for potential threats.


You are a collaborator -


  • Your expertise and insights as a Splunk Administrator/Engineer will be instrumental in driving the success of our Splunk environment and its integration into our workflows. You will work closely with security teams to develop and implement robust security use cases using Splunk Processing Language (SPL)


You are an innovator -


  • You will spearhead transformative initiatives that push the boundaries of what's possible with Splunk and beyond. Your innovative approach will drive the evolution of our Splunk environment, from introducing innovative features to devising novel approaches for log analysis and security use cases
  • Your ability to think with a security attitude and build use cases from a security perspective sets you apart as a true innovator.


What you’ll need…(Required)


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Minimum 5+ years of consistent track record in IT security industry
  • Minimum 3+ years of proven experience working as a SIEM Administrator or Engineer (Splunk preferred)
  • Strong understanding of SIEM architecture and Use Cases,
  • Proficient in onboarding diverse log sources into SIEM, ensuring proper data parsing and indexing for comprehensive analysis and building security use cases.
  • Proficiency in writing and optimizing SIEM queries. (Search development and standard practices)
  • Solid understanding of Linux systems and command-line interface.
  • Good understanding of cybersecurity technology, architecture, and standard practices
  • Solid understanding of application architectures and strong security fundamentals.
  • Modern networking knowledge and understanding (OSI, TCP/IP, switching, routing, firewalling, NAT, proxies, IDS/IPS, WAF's, CDN's, SSL/TLS, etc...)
  • Basic understanding of general system and application architectures such as client/server, service oriented architecture, SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, containers and serverless
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues independently.
  • Able to think critically with a security mentality, translating security requirements into technical solutions to mitigate risks effectively
  • Strong documentation skills for crafting comprehensive documentation to facilitate knowledge sharing and adherence to industry standards.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.


What you’ll need…(Preferred)


  • Familiarity with automation tools and scripting languages such as PowerShell or Bash.
  • Strong general system administration knowledge and skills in Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Licenses and Certifications: Splunk Core Certified User, Splunk Cloud Certified Admin, Splunk Enterprise Certified Architect, Splunk Enterprise Security Certified Admin
  • Experience working with cloud environments (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP), containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity principles and practices.

Our Commitment to Sustainability
With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

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.

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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