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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:  Application Developer

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Nov 23, 2022
Partial remote working option

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 137184 - 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. This position is specifically for our HR Systems development team.

What role will you play as a member of the Colgate's Information Technology team? The position will be responsible for developing and working with application developers in SAP SuccessFactors, Salesforce, SAP Cloud Platform Integration, SAP BTP platform, SAP HCM, Mobile development, Analytics development, Google Cloud, Low code no code platforms, open source development and more (as per the specific requirement). This person will drive improvements in performance, security, maintainability and scalability of our applications.


This team is a group of innovators and technologists that love to learn and collaborate. Together, you'll use a disciplined, innovative and a business focused approach to develop a wide variety of high-quality products and solutions. Your mission is to help our team of innovators and technologists toward creating next-level solutions that improve the way our business is run. Your knowledge of design, development process, coding, and testing will help our team raise their game, meeting standards as well as satisfying both business and functional requirements. Your expertise in various technology domains will be counted on to set strategic direction and solve complex and mission critical problems, internally and externally.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering of Software Engineer experience
  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of software development experience
  • Good and deep understanding of programming concepts like Object Oriented Programming, Database Management System, Computer Data Structures
  • Need to have worked extensively on at least one SAP technology like SCPI, BTP, OOABAP, HR ABAP, Netweaver ABAP Programming, UI5  and others
  • Need to have worked with API with respect to REST architecture and SOAP protocols
  • Knowledge and understanding of Web development
  • Strong hold on at least two of the following programming languages like JAVA, C++, C#, Python, R, Javascript along with SQL


Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in Groovy scripting language
  • Proficiency with Git version control
  • Functional/Configuration knowledge in Human Capital Management like SAP Successfactors and HCM ECC
  • Proficiency in Salesforce development platform
  • Experience in Mobile development
  • Proficiency in Salesforce Service Cloud Administration and Development
  • Experience in Kronos Time Management
  • Exposure to Google Development Platform or experience with capabilities of major Cloud Service providers (Google, AWS, Azure) 
  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript (ES6) or TypeScript
  • Experience developing front end web applications, HTML5, JavaScript Frameworks like Angular, React and Node.js
  • Familiarities with modern JavaScript tools, like npm and webpack
  • Familiarity with browser rendering behavior and performance
  • Familiarity with JS automated testing tools and frameworks
  • Experience with backend/API development
  • Interest and knowledge in DevOps


Salary Range $96,640 - $158,445 USD

Pay is based on several non discriminatory factors including but not limited to experience, education, skills and office location. In addition to your salary, Colgate-Palmolive offers a performance based bonus and competitive benefits package.


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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