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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 Security Engineer, eCommerce

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jul 22, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 107840 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States


We are excited to invite applications to join our Digital Commerce applications group as an DevSecOps Engineer supporting B2B, B2B2C and DTC business models.  


As eCommerce continues to accelerate, we have a number of exciting projects in the works and are looking for an Application Security Engineer to join our team to help realize our vision.  Our ideal candidate is detail oriented, has excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong organizational skills, is able to juggle multiple tasks at once, and can anticipate issues and implement solutions that detect and prevent security issues.  The candidate needs to be a self-starter, eager to learn new technologies and have the ability to consider security implications in their designs.  You are highly self-motivated and can work well both independently and within a team.   You have excellent communication skills, can translate technical jargon into business friendly language to communicate concepts and ideas (and vice versa), and are comfortable working with both technical and non technical stakeholders.


Specifically, this position will have the responsibility to:


  • Operate across multiple product teams, developing security architecture patterns for implementing new solutions and products;

  • Be able to break code and scan for vulnerabilities and work with the development team to fix code from a security standpoint;

  • Develop, implement, and maintain product security strategy for a range of fast-moving web applications.

  • Provide recommendations to update existing, or create new, processes and procedures to improve security testing practices

  • Manage the plan to periodically evaluate existing applications and implement any remediations for reported vulnerabilities

  • Ability to interact with business stakeholders, system integrators and external support providers


Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong experience developing and maintaining web applications built using Java and Javascript.  Experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell preferred

  • 3+ years designing/architecting secure systems at scale.  Knowledge of cloud computing (AWS, GCP, and/or Azure) preferred

  • Strong experience in software composition analysis, vulnerability management, security standards, and best practices (ex. OWASP). 

  • Experience with application threat modeling or other risk identification techniques

  • Ability to adapt and work effectively with a variety of situations and technologies

  • Strong desire to expand technical knowledge and keep up with security trends




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.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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