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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:  Systems Architect, Global Marketing

Travel Required ?:  Travel - up to 10% of time

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 87878 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

Global Information Technology’s Global Application and America’s Marketing group invite applicants for the System Architect within our group. This role will support our marketing technology platform. The focus for this position will be on supporting Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS), VPC, EC2, LightSail, API Gateway, Oracle and Open VPN for Cloud based hosted environments.


Key Responsibilities:

  • AWS Infrastructure setup Web Server, App Server and PDS Server
  • EC2 instances, RDS instance - MySQL, VPC, S3, IAM, Route53
  • S3 API implementation for accessing S3 bucket data files
  • Hands on experience in a Linux environment with Apache Tomcat on Amazon AWS
  • Tomcat 7 and Apache 2.4 setup on EC2 instances
  • Worked closely with a team to integrate designs, components, and ideas together
  • Hands on experience with SSO technologies/standards 
  • Installing certificates on Linux boxes Application server and CA certs on Apache 2.4 web servers
  • Support application development in Ruby on Rails
  • Communicate with clients for APs and IDPs implementation
  • Document knowledge and share best practices
  • Proactively gain a level of technical expertise through internally and externally available learning opportunities as applicable as well as self-study
  • Liaise with software vendors to deliver global solutions


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field or equivalent relevant experience
  • 5 years experience in analysis, architecture, design and development of distributed J2EE applications and components and 8 years of experience in IT
  • Experience with architecture, technology innovations, standards, management and consulting experience in medium to large enterprise organizations
  • Expertise in object-oriented technologies and complete product life cycle
  • Thorough knowledge of complete System Development Life Cycle SDLC
  • Capable of analyzing the business requirements, software requirement specifications, functional design documents to formulate test plans, test strategies, and test scenarios
  • Ability to apply agile methodology and sprint development to manage project implementations and backlogs 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as customer relationship building skills
  • Adapt to and work effectively with a variety of engagements and in challenging situations
  • Desire to participate in and help build and strengthen a team-oriented environment.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to collaborate using the Google Suite of tools
  • 2 years experience of Javascript or Google Apps script experience
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Apache 2.4

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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