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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:  Information Security OT Engineer

Travel Required?:  No Travel
Date:  Apr 22, 2021
Remote working option during the current situation

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 98625 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States



About Colgate-Palmolive

Do you want to come to work with a smile and leave with one as well? In between those smiles, your day is comprised of connecting with others across the world, full of stimulating discussions, and making impactful contributions.

If this is how you see your career, Colgate is the place to be! Our trustworthy 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. As the brand with the highest household presence in the world, we transcend physical boundaries. We win as a global organization by continually learning and collaborating. The pride in our brand fuels a workplace that encourages creative thinking, fosters experimentation, and promotes authenticity which has contributed to our enduring success. If you are passionate about working for a company that lives by their values, then give your career a reason to smile...every single day.


The Role:

As an Information Security OT (Operational Technology) Engineer you will be part of the growing Global Information Security organization. This position will work closely with the Operational Technology (OT) organization, as well as the extended Global Information Technology Infrastructure and Manufacturing teams across the globe.  This exciting position requires in depth experience and knowledge of both Operational Technology and Cyber Security Technology. 

Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Serve as a technical liaison between the IT and Operations Technology (OT) organizational units to ensure production facilities, operations and systems are following security best practices
  • Lead cyber threat and security incident identification, protection, detection, response and remediation activities impacting the manufacturing operations environment and escalating to management.
  • Define and ensure compliance with security policies, processes and standards to build a comprehensive Operational Technology security program
  • Works with cross-organizational teams to address alert deficiencies
  • Configure, test, document and implement new or upgrades to security processes, controls or products as advised.
  • Participates in investigations to determine root cause of security incidents.
  • Provide operational support, troubleshooting and maintenance of Security related processes, controls or products.


Basic Requirements:


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in OT industry
  • 3+ years of experience with systems engineering of cyber security systems
  • Solid understanding of cybersecurity policies and standards related to ICS/SCADA.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of Cyber Security to OT/ICS/SCADA systems to implement new cyber defense/resiliency techniques. 
  • Knowledge or Experience with endpoint security software 

Preferred Requirements:


  • Experience with Firewalls, Networking and IDS/IPS and Splunk 
  • Experience with AWS or GCP cloud services 
  • Awareness of and experience leveraging industry best practices for network and cloud security 
  • Understanding of attack vectors, vulnerabilities, and how they are leveraged by malicious actors 


Key Proficiencies:


  • Ability to quickly assimilate new technologies, tools, internal/external systems and design frameworks is a mandatory requirement. Strong and broad technology background is greatly preferred.
  • Ability to think with a security mindset. The successful candidate must have a strong IT background with in-depth knowledge of corporate application access control, network routing and packet analysis and cyber threat analysis. 
  • Solid understanding of application architecture, development and secure coding practices.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills including the ability to interact directly with others that do not have a security background and be a security spokesperson throughout the Manufacturing and Supply Chain organizations.



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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