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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:  ML Ops Engineer

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Jul 20, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 160233 - 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!


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.


In today's dynamic technology environment, it is an exciting time to be a part of the information technology team at Colgate. Our highly technical and innovative team is dedicated to driving growth for Colgate Palmolive in this ever-changing landscape. What role will you play as a member of Colgate's Information Technology team?


As a Development Operations/Machine Learning Operations Engineer, you will focus on monitoring, maintaining, and enhancing the various technology platforms that hundreds of Data Engineers and Data Scientists rely on daily.


The Development Operations Engineer/Machine Learning Operations Engineer will be responsible for working with various Data Scientists, Data Engineers, and other DevOps Engineers across the company. This person will help drive improvements in performance, security, maintainability, and scalability of technology platforms within our Data Science & Engineering group (GitHub, Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes, Apache Airflow, etc.). We are looking for a team player that is oriented to driving agility within the rest of our organization. In this role, you may be asked to research new technologies or platforms related to DevOps and share findings with the rest of the team, and/or provide consultation to other project teams within the organization, evangelizing best practices and security standards. You will work collaboratively in teams and develop meaningful relationships to achieve common goals.


What you'll do:

  • Build, support, and maintain technology platform environments for Data Engineers and Data Scientists (ex. GitHub, Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes, Apache Airflow)
  • Design & develop integrated build pipelines using continuous integration workflows
  • Support the deployment of containers and container orchestration technologies (ex. Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Lead teams to implement Test Automation (Unit, Functional, Regression)
  • Create application performance monitoring processes to proactively identify issues and scale of cloud environments
  • Apply knowledge of current technologies and methodologies with business subject matter to develop technical solutions.
  • Confer with stakeholders to gain an understanding of the situation requiring intervention
  • Translate process into practice through the current Information Technology toolsets.
  • Obtain advice from higher-level Information Technology associates when precedents are unclear
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Comply with all policies and standards


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or a related field
  • At least 2 years professional experience as an DevOps/MLOps Engineer or related role
  • Experience using Git, GitHub, or other version controlled code management tools
  • Working knowledge of Python, Javascript, or Java
  • Working knowledge of command line and shell scripting
  • Working knowledge of databases and SQL (Structured Query Language)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a DevOps or MLOps Engineer role working closely with other programmers (Software Engineers, Data Scientists, etc.)
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure and services (GCP, AWS, etc.)
  • Experience managing infrastructure deployments using Infrastructure as Code tools (Terraform)
  • Experience working with container based framework (Kubernetes & Docker preferred)
  • Experience configuring and using monitoring/trending systems (Prometheus, Grafana, etc.)
  • Experience in network, server, and application-status monitoring
  • Strong command of software-automation production systems (GitHub Actions, Selenium, etc.)
  • Familiarity with code deployment tools
  • Experience with ML Ops platforms such as Google Cloud Vertex AI or AWS Sagemaker
  • Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.


Compensation and Benefits
Salary Range $70 400,00 - $116 550,00 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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