Colgate-Palmolive

Data Engineer Graduate

Job description

# 160190 - Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

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!

Graduate Data Engineer, Analytics Team

2 year fixed term contract

We have an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Data Engineer within our Analytics Team at Colgate-Palmolive. Reporting to a Senior Data Engineer.

The role will focus on orchestrating the last-mile data pipelines and delivering data to Data Analysts and Data Scientists for use in dashboards and models respectively, which will drive insights for growth for our business partners. This role will also work with cross-functional teams to gather, wrangle, cleanse, structure, and build data products that support the Commercial Analytics needs (use cases) and the broader organization. Build and maintain the foundational data analytics infrastructure that support and enable Commercial Analytics use cases.

The ideal candidate is:

Self-motivated and can work well both independently and within a team. A self-starter, who is passionate about data & analytics technologies, solutions-focused and will act as a business facing ambassador to drive adoption of our solutions. Has excellent communication skills, is eager to learn, and has a natural curiosity for how Commercial data can be structured and visualized to provide insights for growth.

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Statistics, Engineering, Business or any other relevant qualification
  • Strong communication skills
  • Comfortable to learn new tools and be an ambassador for these tools to business stakeholders, demonstrating the business value
  • Basic proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Java, R etc..
  • Basic proficiency of data visualization techniques & tools such as Google Data Studio, Tableau, DOMO, Sigma etc. is desired. SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.
  • Experience with Data Flow, Data Pipeline and workflow management tools in cloud environments (GCP, AWS etc.)
  • Intermediate knowledge of Excel / Google Sheet (i.e., standard functions – aggregation, pivots, look ups, etc.)
  • Willingness and ability to experiment with new tools and techniques
  • Attention to detail, and penchant for accuracy
  • Ability to collaborate using the Google Suite of tools is an advantage
  • Strong time management, organization skills and self-motivation
  • Comfortable navigating ambiguity - in business requirements, technology options and direction

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 Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject Accommodation Request should you require accommodation.

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