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Application Developer

Date: Mar 11, 2019

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64108

Company: Hallmark

     reqid: 24493 


You need a job. You want a career. Working someplace you can be yourself and belong while creating something that makes a difference. Something that makes the world a better place. Perfect timing. Hallmark is looking for someone like you.



Application Developer is comfortable working with both back-end and front-end technologies.  They will create, program and test application software for various end users.  S/he will translate software requirements into workable programming code and maintain/develop programs for use within the business. 


S/he will also have the responsibility of developing and maintaining Hallmark’s computer-based   applications at a level that ensures the successful operation of Hallmark’s business.  The incumbent will, from time to time, work with analysts from other departments within the IT Organization and the business community in the performance of their duties. 



Order Management Services (OMS) is a collaborative, multi-functional department comprised of seven distinct teams combining efforts to deliver agile logistical solutions enabling retail executional excellence. The OMS “Team of Teams” provides a range of fundamental logistical solutions in support of end-to-end processes linked to fixture and product ordering and installation. 


We are responsible for providing support and guidance through the design, development and maintenance of mission critical order management tool and technologies.  OMS plays a key role in helping Hallmark business partners successfully meet their retail execution objectives and its impact is far reaching, both inside the corporation and at retail.  Primary partners include Customer Development, Visual Merchandising, Retail Logistics, Assortment Planning, Marketing, Demand & Inventory Management, Publications, Business Services, Fixtures, Sales, Technology & Business Enablement and Distribution.



  • Identify, create and define the application requirements.
  • Define application solutions appropriate to customer requirements.
  • Test, code and perform unit test plan for programs assigned.
  • Design and build prototypes and designs.
  • Integrate with 3rd party applications.
  • Define physical program units and data structures.
  • Coordinate with the project team and the customers.
  • Develop and deploy solutions like test plans and application guides.
  • Design and develop complex application systems using advanced technology platforms.
  • Participate and assist in application architecture functions.
  • Recognize the needs of customers, and create new applications that answer those needs.
  • Clearly communicate their ideas to teammates and management.
  • Should be adept in computer languages and have good technical know how
  • Implement high quality systems that support business community needs, meet ongoing service based requirements, and mitigate risk within production based environments.
  • Understand and actively participate in communities of practice within Hallmark, the IT Division, and groups from other companies   


Interested? Follow the application instructions below to apply.



You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT. 


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 background checks.



The following is required to be considered for this role:

  • Bachelor's degree OR 4 years of professional work experience.
  • 2+ years of C#, HTML, and ASP.NET programming experience.



Your resume will stand out if you have:

  • Working knowledge of one or more programming skills (COBOL, C#, HTML, JavaScript, .VBA, ASP.NET, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Desktop proficiencies (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communications abilities.
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Highly motivated and able to influence and lead others
  • Analysis and Researching skills
  • Customer Service focus
  • Experience using Agile methodologies (SCRUM)
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Innovation management
  • Follows-through effectively
  • Takes lead on initiatives
  • Learns quickly when facing new problems



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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