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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:  AWS Cloud System Engineer

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jun 17, 2022
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 134720 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States



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.


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 ever-changing landscape while supporting our Business to Business (B2B) and Marketplace businesses.


Colgate-Palmolive is seeking an AWS Cloud System Engineer / Sysops to join our team.


The AWS Cloud System Engineer is responsible for maintaining the Colgate-Palmolive website/application system 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 System operations, Amazon Web Services (AWS) like EC2, Elastic Beanstalk,LightSail, API Gateway, VPC, ELB, CDN, WAF Security, App and web server setup, Atlassian Suite, EKS and associated technology stack for Cloud based hosted environments. 


What you will do: 


  • Deploying, managing, and operating scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS
  • Selecting the appropriate AWS service based on compute, data , security requirements and best practices
  • Estimating AWS usage costs and identifying operational cost control mechanisms 
  • Automate the build and deploy process so that you can maintain the entire infrastructure
  • Perform System upgrade and compatibility with tech releases.
  • Produce weekly activity reports, briefings, standard operating procedures (SOPs), software development life-cycle (SDLC) documents and checklists, risk and issues logs and required artifacts.
  • Work directly with consultants and technicians from vendor companies


Basic requirements: 

  • 5+ years overall IT experience
  • Experience operating AWS-based applications 
  • Experience with Linux administration 
  • Experience running web scale of  services on Amazon AWS
  • Experience of Web server/Apache and web application containers
  • Experience of chef, puppet or other Infrastructure Automation framework
  • Experience with scripting (bash, PowerShell)
  • Proven analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Must exhibit strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to communicate in technical and non-technical terms
  • Ability and desire to thrive in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment


The ideal candidate will have one or more of the following: 

  • 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 certification is a plus
  • Experience with other cloud services like GCP
  • Experience with WordPress
  • Experience with Microsoft server administration




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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