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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 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, Hill's Prescription Diet and Hill's Ideal Balance.

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:  Software Developer (Tech Lead)

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jan 12, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 94881 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


The Tech Lead will own the development delivery process and improve it and drive the team’s engineering practices in test driven development, continuous integration, and automated deployment. This role will be a hands-on team member who will actively mentor the team to solve complex problems.


Core Responsibilities

  • Guides teams on speed of delivery, improving quality/security of code, and optimizing processes
  • Be hands on and engage in coding to help the analytics COE team to develop solutions and solve all surfacing problems at hand; identifies and removes technical impediments
  • Provides the team a roadmap for implementing software engineering practices for higher code quality
  • Identifies bottlenecks in coding development and deployment processes
  • Executes on plan by building coding standardizations and automating processes for the organization
  • Leads knowledge growth effort of platform configuration management and troubleshooting
  • Mentors and coaches the technical team on software development
  • Works with DevOps team in delivering consistent and holistic solutions to the organization. Collaborates with the rest of DevOps team to deliver consistent and holistic solution to the organization


Required Education & Skills:

Bachelor’s degree required; Computer Science, MIS, or Engineering preferred.

Seen as a specialist within the technical components of the domains/products/journeys with minimum 4+ years of coding experience.

Expertise in programming languages Python/ R

Excellent coding and scripting skills (Bash, Perl) and experience with implementing high-scale cloud architectures using modern, cloud-based container platforms (PaaS / SaaS)

Working knowledge of deployment automation solutions (i.e. Puppet, Chef, Ansible)

Knowledge of cloud infrastructure (GCP, AWS, Azure) and cluster management tools like Kubernetes.

Experience with containers such as Docker, Open Shift and continuous integration and related tools such as Jenkins, Hudson, Maven, Ant, Git, Sonar, etc.

Experience in Agile Development, with specific Enterprise Architect (or similar) experience preferred

Experience as a DevOps or SRE Lead on a multi-functional agile team

Understands relationship with Product Owner, Scrum Master, Design Lead and rest of technical team.

Experience handling technical priorities within the Backlog



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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