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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:  Sr. Manager, Hill's Digital - DevSecOps

Travel Required?:  Travel - up to 10% of time
Date:  Sep 12, 2023

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 153674 - 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.


We are searching for a candidate to join our Digital & Direct Commerce applications group to lead a team dedicated to operational excellence in the delivery of both digital commerce & non-commerce solutions across our brands. This role will involve defining DevOps and Automated testing strategies across the landscape to ensure performance, security, scalability and maintainability of our solutions while facilitating agile feature development cycles. We are looking for a quick learner who has strong communication skills, a passion for process improvement and ability to balance progress over perfection to deliver against immediate business objectives while evolving our processes, infrastructure and stack to future proof them for stability, scale, agility and quality. The ideal candidate has a deep understanding of software development best practices, cyber security and expertise in architecting and delivering robust CI/CD pipelines across simple and complex platforms. They can comfortably partner with engineering teams, product managers and application management teams to translate complex technical concepts into clear simple terminology to ensure common understanding of priority, requirements and efficient management of DevOps processes and solutions.


What you will do

  • Lead a shared service team providing support to our product teams (Devops, QA, and Application Security)
  • Design and be responsible for the development and maintenance of efficient DevOps processes and technologies that can be used across teams and applications
  • Work with Development, Security & Architecture teams to ensure DevOps strategies are implemented within required timeframes while delivering performance & reliability at scale
  • Ensure DevOps strategies are aligned to business goals and roadmaps
  • Participate in architecture design and implementation of infrastructure monitoring, security, and scaling solutions
  • Work closely with Infosec Security to facilitate securing of deployed environments
  • Champion design and improvement reviews, including identifying and remediating existing technical debt
  • Identify and implement Developer efficiency tools (focusing on freeing up development staff to focus on deliverables)
  • Work with DevOps & development teams to design and implement delivery pipelines
  • Mentor junior members on the team, define work assignments and coach for development and growth
  • Support ongoing development and quality checks for existing projects/applications
  • Leverage and expand use of automated testing tools across applications
  • Identify and develop improvements for test coverage of new and existing code bases
  • Participate in vendor evaluation & selection for key initiatives related to DevOps solution assessments
  • Develop and maintain DevOps standards & related documentation
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices, implementing new takeaways as needed


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or similar degree
  • At least 10 years previous experience in a DevOps or Release Engineer role working closely with Software Engineers
  • Strong written and verbal communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms and translate business needs into technical specifications
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure and services (GCP, AWS, Azure, etc.)
  • Experience with security related infrastructure best practice and application security
  • Familiarity with infrastructure deployments using Infrastructure as Code tools (such as Terraform and Ansible)
  • Experience with test-driven development methodologies
  • Experience working with container-based framework (Kubernetes/Docker)
  • Programmatic experience with Python, Bash, and yaml
  • Experience working with pipelines at scale (Github Actions, Circle CI, or Travis)
  • Experience with administration of code versioning tools such as Git or Bitbucket


Preferred Qualifications

  • Working on Agile/SCRUM development teams
  • Experience working with payment gateways like Stripe, Paymetric, Adyen, Moneris, etc.
  • Experience of using user-centric design and applying User Experience concepts
  • Familiarity with data privacy concepts (GDPR, PCI, HIPAA)
  • Familiarity with threat modeling and other advanced security methodologies
  • Experience leading technical projects through an agile methodology
  • Strong programming, analytical, and problem solving skills


Salary Range $112,000 - $164,850 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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