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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:  Information Security OT Network Security Engineer

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jun 9, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 152802 - 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.


Colgate-Palmolive is looking for an Information Security OT Engineer to join its growing Global Information Security organization. The Information Security OT Engineer 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 challenging position requires in depth experience and knowledge of both Operational Technology and Cyber Security Technology. 


What you will do:

  • 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 directed
  • Participates in investigations to determine root cause of security incidents
  • Provide operational support, troubleshooting and maintenance of Security related processes, controls or products


Required qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • At least 2 years experience in OT industry or similar experience
  • At least 3 years experience with systems engineering of cyber security systems
  • Working knowledge of cybersecurity policies and standards related to ICS/SCADA
  • Ability to apply knowledge of Cyber Security to OT/ICS/SCADA system to implement new cyber defense/resiliency techniques
  • Knowledge or experience with endpoint security software 


Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with Firewalls, Networking and IDS/IPS and Splunk 
  • Knowledge or 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 used by malicious actors 



Salary Range $88,800 - $131,250 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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