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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:  Solution Architect, Digital

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Apr 6, 2024

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 157618 - 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 looking for a forward-thinking Digital Solutions Architect to join our Digital IT team. Focused on our Pet Nutrition Division, you will be responsible for defining platform architecture across our Global Digital landscape to ensure scalable solutions across our Martech, AdTech and eComm Tech stacks. 


You will join a team of passionate, talented technologists who collaborate to design and build cutting-edge experience & marketing data solutions to power Hill’s Digital Transformation and deliver measurable business value. If you are intellectually curious, future-focused and solution-oriented, you will fit right into our fast-paced, collaborative environment!

Some of what you will do:

  • Serve as the expert and overall solution design owner of end-to-end customer experience and marketing solutions
  • Take a future-proof approach to the full solutioning process (Ideation, Discovery, and Build), as well as ongoing enhancements and platform expansions 
  • Continuously review Hill’s tech stacks against new market needs to find opportunities to optimize, drive cost efficiencies and performance and elevate the digital user experience
  • Partner with central Enterprise Architecture team to define and govern standards for digital ecosystem 
  • Engage in technical resource planning and level-of-effort estimation to support project scoping, pricing, and planning incl SOW negotiations for internal and external staff augmentation
  • Collaborate & negotiate with business leaders, product managers, technology leads, and domain experts to create, deliver, and refine innovative digital solutions


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 8 years of working experience in IT.  Minimum of 3 years of experience designing and implementing digital and data solutions.
  • Track record of shaping successful business development of digital and other front-office business transformation initiatives 
  • Hands-on experience with martech/marketing data technologies and ability to integrate technologies into solutions and strategies (CRM, CMS, DMP, MDM, CDP, preferably using Adobe, Salesforce, Oracle, or Google tools) 
  • Experience with public cloud offerings (AWS/Azure/Google Cloud Platform) and how to solution designs that are built around these functional technologies areas: cloud compute, data storage, pub/sub, and workflow orchestration.
  • Understanding of API solutions, back end development toolsets (Java/Ruby/Node js/Python) & basic security considerations for Digital ecosystems
  • Understanding of modern frontend frameworks (Reach/Express JS)


Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong leadership skills: ability to influence technical and business teams, build strong relationships, deliver feedback, and motivate cross-functional teams
  • Hands on experience with the following technologies:  API solutions and back end development toolsets (Java/Ruby/Node js/Python), modern frontend frameworks (Reach/Express JS) & exposure to MACH principles
  • Understanding and experience with ETL tools and methodologies (Informatica, Talend, Spark, AWS Glue, GCP Cloud Dataprep, Azure Data, Factory)
  • Proficiency developing and implementing Digital Commerce solutions (Shopify, SAP Commerce, VTEX), managing data integration, and using API methodologies and tools (Mulesoft, Dell Boomi, Custom API, Airflow)
  • Understanding of data management platforms, including relational and non-relational data engines (MS SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Amazon Redshift, MongoDB, Hadoop, Snowflake, Big Query)
  • Exposure to CPG ecommerce marketplace and channels
  • Understanding and exposure/experience to customer(2B & 2C) data, and advanced analytics/machine learning
  • Exposure to SAFe framework in previous implementations / projects 

Compensation and Benefits
Salary Range $120,000.00 - $185,000.00 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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