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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:  Digital Data & Identity Technical Lead

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  May 18, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 158786 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

Who We Are
Colgate-Palmolive Company is a caring, innovative growth company that is reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. Focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, we sell our products in more than 200 countries and territories under brands such as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom’s of Maine, EltaMD, Filorga, Irish Spring, PCA SKIN, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Speed Stick, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Pet Nutrition.

We are recognized for our leadership and innovation in promoting sustainability and community wellbeing, including our achievements in decreasing plastic waste and promoting recyclability, saving water, conserving natural resources and improving children’s oral health.

If you want to work for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile and join our global team!


We are excited to invite applications for the position of Digital Data & Identity Technical Lead within our Global Digital Applications Team. Operating within the world’s leading Oral Care Company, we are leveraging leading cloud based marketing technology to digitally connect. This role will support our Digital Marketing and Advertising Technology organization in deploying best in class technology to optimize and expand digital engagement programs leading to better targeting and engagement with our professionals, customers and consumers.
We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team to help realize our vision. This role will involve planning, business and data analysis, functional and technical design, as well as the implementation of Digital Marketing and Customer Identity and Access Management Technology. The ideal candidate is very customer focused and can work well both independently and within a team.  Candidate needs to be a self-starter- eager to learn and leverage new technologies to build the best digital experience for our customers.


Work visa sponsorship not available for this position


What you’ll do

  • Function as a technology and strategy subject matter expert for Digital Marketing, ensuring the sound build and enhancement of our ecosystems while leading implementations for First Party Data Acquisition, Website Registration, Login, and Single Sign-On for consumers and professionals.
  • Partners with business stakeholders and product teams to define scope, project timing, architecture, user experience, resourcing, and prioritization. 
  • Contribute to architecture designs ensuring they align with best practices
  • Lead a matrixed team of developers  to ensure  project teams are adequately resourced
  • Manage overall project timelines, including identification and communication of critical path items, key milestones and cross-functional dependencies; actively communicate against timeline and plan for critical project tasks and required resources.
  • Manage CIAM Platform Governance to ensure standardized data collection and high levels of performance & reliability  
  • Understand the Company’s consumer and professional environment and how technology is used across multiple platforms, including but not limited to: Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Google Cloud Platform, SAP Customer Data Cloud (Gigya), SAP Commerce andAdobe Experience Manager..
  • Liaise with developers (internal and external) to deliver global product solutions with CIAM integrations.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field or equivalent relevant experience
  • Experience leading and implementing enterprise, global, full-lifecycle (cloud-based) solutions
  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience working in Information Technology 
  • Experience with a Customer Identity & Access Management system (i.e. SAP Customer Data Cloud)
  • Understanding of data management and data governance practices 
  • Understanding of governmental privacy regulations on the collection and use of customer data (such a GDPR and CCPA) and how this impacts customer data management.
  • Clear, concise and user-friendly interpersonal skills to easily transmit your ideas to any audience
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Strong motivational and organizational skills
  • Ability to work on numerous assignments at one time with proven follow-through, attention to detail and dedication to business partnership 
  • Comfortable navigating ambiguity - in business requirements, technology options and project direction
  • Ability to troubleshoot and support product development teams


Preferred Skills

  • Experience with implementing and/or supporting global preference centers and/or DSAR (Data Subject Access Request)
  • Experience with Salesforce Marketing Cloud and/or OneTrust, TrustArc
  • Experience with eCommerce solutions, SAP Commerce Cloud, Shopify, or VTEX
  • Experience with Adobe Experience Manager

Compensation and Benefits
Salary Range $130,400.00 - $171,150.00 USD

Pay is based on multiple non-discriminatory, individualized factors including but not limited to experience, job-related knowledge and education, skills and office/market location. In addition to base salary, salaried employees are eligible for annual discretionary bonuses, profit-sharing and, for Executive-level (salary grade 16 and above) roles only, long-term incentives in the form of Restricted Stock Units and/or Stock Options.

Subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable benefits plans then in effect, all salaried employees are also eligible for a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • Insurance: Employees (and their eligible dependents) are eligible to participate in Company-sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Disability insurance plans.
  • Retirement Plans: Employees are eligible to enroll in Colgate's 401(k) plan, which provides for company matching contributions subject to eligibility requirements
  • Vacation/PTO: Employees receive a minimum of 15 days of vacation/PTO leave annually
  • Paid Holidays: Employees receive a minimum of 13 paid/floating holidays annually
  • Paid Sick Leave: Based on location and consistent with applicable state and local law, employees receive a minimum of 40 hours of paid sick leave on January 1st of each year
  • Paid Parental Leave: Eligible employees may take up to eight weeks of paid parental leave and 12 weeks of unpaid leave (varies for employees with fewer than 12 months of service and is subject to hours worked requirements)

Our Commitment to Sustainability
With the Colgate brand in more homes than any other, we are presented with great opportunities and new challenges as we work to integrate sustainability into all aspects of our business and create positive social impact. We are determined to position ourselves for further growth as we act on our 2025 Sustainability & Social Impact Strategy.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Achieving our purpose starts with our people — ensuring our workforce represents the people and communities we serve —and creating an environment where our people feel they belong; where we can be our authentic selves, feel treated with respect and have the support of leadership to impact the business in a meaningful way.

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.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

For additional Colgate terms and conditions, please click here.


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