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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:  Data Architect / Sr Data Architect

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jan 7, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 90726 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

The Senior Data Architect in the Supply Chain Analytics Enablement Team is responsible for leading the development, administration and transformation of data models that will enable data based decisions to optimize Supply Chain organization. The incumbent will engage with business leaders to understand business questions and develop an evolving data strategy that will identify, source and interpret data to deliver meaningful analytics solutions. The incumbent will also champion the evolution of the analytics culture & capabilities through individual development and networking to advance analytics in the organization.

Core responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and evolution of the data life-cycle management and strategy (Identify, analyze, scope business requirements and translate) for various types of data (structured, unstructured, metadata, Key Performance Indicators, metrics, snapshots etc).
  • Partner with IT to build, manage and improve a global data repository, enhance current tools, identify external solutions and implement new technologies,
  • Partner with business, SMEs, and other architects to assess the current data landscape, identify challenges from a business perspective
  • Design & optimize data architecture with key measurable goals & roadmaps
  • Stay informed of upcoming technology trends and identify strategic opportunities
  • Communicates effectively with business partners, management, and other areas
  • Ensure data is available, accessible, sustainable and integrated across landscape
  • Define and support governing data standards (formats, hierarchy, etc)
  • Increase analytics utilization through engagement and enhancing user experience
  • Develop ongoing data monitoring protocols - daily checks/alerts, etc
  • Establish Data Catalog/Model methods enabling user to discover data relationships
  • Socialize tool improvements and new tools with users
  • Develop processes for front-end user support (support ticket guidelines, integrate visual cues, community FAQ)


  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • Minimum 9 years of work experience
  • Minimum of 1 year of programming experience is required
  • Experience in Data Mapping and architecture required
  • Experience with database implementations (PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, MongoDB, Cloud)
  • Visualizing and presenting data for partners using: Tableau, Google data studio, Power BI or equivalent

Preferred skills and competencies

  • Master's or PhD in mathematics, computer science, data analytics is helpful
  • Supply Chain and/or Consumer Goods Industry experience preferred
  • Programming languages preferred: C++, Python, Julia, R, Java or equivalent
  • Experience working with cloud data architectures preferred


We believe real innovation comes from teamwork!


Apply and be part of our team!





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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