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IT Analyst I - Software Engineer

Date: Sep 21, 2021

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64108

Company: Hallmark

Posting End Date: 09/29/2021
Job Band / Grade: PROF.EX
Number of Openings: 1






Come join us. You’ll add value to one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and be part of our company with a life-affirming purpose to inspire meaningful connections. Our products, content and experiences aim to enrich all lives by making a genuine difference in every life, every day, and our business is focused on bringing the value and relevance of Diversity and Inclusion to every brand, product and person we touch.  Our overarching enterprise D&I Framework and plans demonstrate our belief and value in having a diverse and inclusive workforceHallmark’s D&I efforts will continue to represent ongoing progress and reinforce our commitment, as will our intentional focus on bringing more diverse talent into our business and onto our teams. Hallmark has been recognized as one of Forbes and Statista 2020 Best employers for Diversity, Women and New Graduates.


Who we are… 

The Digital Center of Excellence (DCOE) is the organization within Hallmark Technology that is responsible for: 

  • Building a world-class, consumer-focused caring platform that enables Hallmark’s lines of business (LOB) across the enterprise (Crayola, Crown Media, Hallmark Global) to accelerate their direct-to-consumer product strategies  
  • Developing a Cloud-first, multi-tenant digital platform that provides capabilities and services, such as a unified Hallmark Profile, Product Recommendations, Global Payment services, etc.  
  • Building, securing and operating digital consumer products for Hallmark’s LOBs 
  • Scaling development capabilities to build for Hallmark’s future 


As a member of the DCOE group you'll partner with high functioning, high energy teams of cross-functional disciplines that bring products like Hallmark.com and our Hallmark Gold Crown Omnichannel network to life for our consumers. With a consumer-first focus this group delivers impactful digital solutions that have a direct impact on consumer brand engagement and retention in the digital space, which results in revenue growth and brand relevance. 

 What we’re looking for: 

This IT Analyst role will be part of the global product development team developing and supporting all of the applications in the Product Development portfolio. This analyst will work with the existing team to identify potential capabilities required by our business partners and product owners and identify a potential solution via configuration of standard tools or through development of code. He/she will work to integrate Product Development applications with other Hallmark systems as required and will resolve issues as they arise. This analyst may also lead small projects or work with other project teams as needed.


This is a PROGRESSIVE role that will be filled at the level based on the skills and experience of the selected candidate.  ALSO this role can be a REMOTE/VIRTUAL Work Opportunity. 



  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related fields, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of professional programming experience
  • 2+ years of professional programming experience with Java 1+ years of professional programming experience with Service-oriented architecture (SOA), microservices, and REST APIs
  • 1+ years of experience with three or more of the following languages/frameworks:
    • React
    • Angular
    • Bootstrap
    • HTML/CSS
    • JavaScript
    •  jQuery


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience building web applications using React or Angular Experience developing applications in both Java and C#/.NET tech stacks
  • Experience developing with JavaScript APIs Experience with IDEs, including but not limited to Eclipse and Visual Studio Experience with Spring framework, including Spring Boot Experience with dependency management and build tools such as Maven, Ant, NuGet etc.
  • Experience with version control systems, such as Git Experience with web APIs, including REST APIs, API management practices, and associated standards such as OData and OAuth Experience with SQL and NoSQL datastores including but not limited to Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2, and Apache SOLR
  • Experience with agile software development methodology Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD) Experience with unit testing and mocking frameworks, including REST APIs, API management practices, and associated standards such as OData and OAuth Experience with SQL and NoSQL datastores including but not limited to Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2, and Apache SOLR



In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and checks.













At Hallmark, we help people feel connected to what matters. That’s true of our employees, just as it is our consumers. Providing benefits that support the lives and wellbeing of Hallmarkers is among the most important investments the company makes.

Hallmark benefits are designed to give you choices. Wherever you are in life, we want you to find the benefits that are right for you and your loved ones. Explore the Hallmark Benefits Guide to learn more.

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.


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