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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:  System Operation Admin - Technical Specialist / Sr Technical Specialist

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Jan 5, 2022
Remote working option during the current situation

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 116984 - 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 diligent 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 chipped in 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 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?

Colgate-Palmolive is seeking an AWS System Administrator to join our team in Mumbai. The AWS System Administrator is responsible for maintaining the Colgate-Palmolive website delivery and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions, providing production support and working on diverse internal projects including assisting in the migration of the Colgate-Palmolive legacy web platform to Amazon Web Services (AWS). The focus for this position will be on supporting Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS), VPC, EC2, LightSail, API Gateway, Oracle and Open VPN for Cloud based hosted environments.


Who are you… You are a developer -


  • Keep our infrastructure up and running efficiently
  • Understand and apply Information Technology standards to daily support and project implementation activities
  • Applying conceptual knowledge of business processes and technology to solve highly sophisticated business processes and procedural problems
  • Deploying, handling, and operating scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS
  • Selecting the appropriate AWS service based on compute, data, or security requirements You connect the dots -
  • Produce weekly activity reports, oral presentations, briefings, standard operating procedures (SOPs), software development life-cycle (SDLC) documents and checklists, risk and issues logs and required artifacts.
  • Support day to day business requirements according to global SLA
  • Ensure the accurate use of information technology project management methodology to stay in sync with governance practices.


You are a collaborator -


  • Work directly with consultants and technicians from vendor companies
  • Work with the entire team to solve difficult problems You are an innovator -
  • Selecting the appropriate AWS service based on compute, data, or security requirements
  • Identifying accurate use of AWS operational standard methodologies
  • Estimating AWS usage costs and identifying operational cost control mechanisms.


What you’ll need…(Required)


  • Graduate degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or MIS
  • 5-8 years overall IT experience
  • 2-3 or more years of hands-on experience operating AWS-based applications
  • 2-4 years' experience with Linux administration or Linux+ certification
  • 1-3 years' experience with Microsoft server administration
  • Experience running web scale services on Amazon AWS
  • Expert knowledge of Linux
  • Expert knowledge of Apache
  • Expert knowledge of chef, puppet or other Infrastructure Automation framework
  • Experience with scripting (bash, PowerShell)
  • Some experience with - .NET, Drupal, MS-SQL, MySQL, WordPress
  • Proven analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Must exhibit strong written, verbal and listening communication skills
  • Must be able to communicate in technical and non-technical terms depending on the audience.
  • Ability and desire to thrive in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment


What you’ll need…(Preferred)


  • 1 to 3 years of experience with relational database technologies (Oracle 11g Server a plus)
  • Experience with third party tools for process automation, reporting, ETL, etc.
  • Experience using backup / disaster recovery tools within AWS
  • Experience with monitoring, alerting, and analytics tools
  • Experience with application / data migration to AWS
  • AWS Cloud Solution Architect Amazon Elasticsearch Service Roles:
  • Will be responsible for AWS systems engineering, administration, operations, and support for all Cloud based Servers and assuring the quality of software product releases and assisting customers with product related issues.
  • Will lead hands-on engineering, administration and technical support
  • Will lead and perform diagnostics of problems, fix and develop solutions for production issues



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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