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Solutions Architect - B2B Commerce- (Salesforce B2C) Remote

Date: Jul 19, 2022

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64141

Company: Hallmark


Creating a More Emotionally Connected World Every Day



For more than a century, Hallmark has been bringing people together and improving the relationships that matter most. That’s why millions of people all over the world connect with the Hallmark brand. It has always been a mission so much bigger than any one of us who work here. Today, we need empathetic learners, strategic thinkers, and enthusiastic visionaries with diverse experiences and skills to help us create the rest of Hallmark’s second century as we shift to a more digitally savvy, unified approach that combines the best of brick-and-mortar retail with the efficiency of dot-com spaces. Help us imagine what our next hundred years could look like! 


When you join Hallmark, we will go out of our way to make you feel like part of the team, even in a remote/hybrid work environment. In the day-to-day, we’ll make the best use of the skills and talents you already have. We’ll also give you leadership opportunities and show you multiple potential pathways to future success. 


Our culture of care for our consumers and for one another shows in the way we embrace different backgrounds, identities, and working styles, deliberately seeking out ways to be more inclusive both internally among our work groups and externally through the things we make and sell to our retail partners and consumers. We believe that a broadly inclusive, equitable approach is also our best path to future success. We’re seeking out those who can bring a fresh perspective to our business and would love your input as someone new to our team! We can only change and grow when we intentionally include new perspectives–like yours.  ​​​​​​​






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 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. 





As a principal architect you’ll partner with Product and Delivery Managers to architect and orchestrate building highly scalable and performant applications.  The DCOE Principal Solutions Architect brings strong leadership and development skills including facilitating change, driving design excellence, code quality standards and striving for continuous improvement.  You will be influential in the overarching technology choices for the program and be a guardian of a world-class customer experience.


With emphasis on Hallmark’s B2C customer experiences, you will be providing solutions to advance eCommerce practice leveraging Salesforce Commerce Cloud (SFCC).  Understanding migration and integration strategies with corporate Enterprise solutions such as SAP and fulfillment services to cloud-based platforms will be an important focus for this role. You will have the opportunity to help shape and execute a strategy to build mindshare and broad use of continuous integration, deployment, and process automation within Hallmark.


The ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a proven track record in application/technology migrations. The ability to connect technology with measurable business value is critical to a solutions architect. You should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, products, and technical challenges.


Be great fun to work with. At Hallmark, we like to work hard, but also have fun. In this role, you will love what you do, and instinctively know how to make work fun. You will be dynamic and creative, and willing to take on any challenge and make a big impact.


Enjoy working with other architects, delivery managers, product owners, development & QA Teams. You will have a passion for educating, training, designing, and building solutions for a diverse and challenging set of projects.


Have a strong understanding of large-scale computing solutions. The ideal candidate will have experience working as a principal developer or architect. You will enjoy keeping your existing technical skills honed and developing new ones, so you can make strong contributions to deep architecture discussions. You will regularly take part in deep-dive education and design exercises to create world-class solutions.




The following is required to be considered for this role:

  • BS in Computer Science or related technology or technical fields, or 8 years' equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience as an application architect, including analysis, design, and development experience.
  • Minimum of 6 years experience building REST based APIs and services.
  • Minimum 5 years experience working with Continuous Integration and Deployment tools.
  • Minimum 6 years experience work in an Enterprise environment and processes
  • Minimum 6 years experience working with Enterprise Service Bus and messaging queues
  • Minimum 6 years experience with application security architecture (JWT, APM, Cloud Infrastructure)
  • Experience with end-to-end IT software and systems solution delivery from idea conception, design, development and transition into production operations and maintenance
  • Experience with Agile methodologies
  • Held a prior role with responsibility for high scalable/available systems architecture, security, and systems support in a heterogeneous infrastructure environment.
  • Contracts and SLA review with vendors and platform providers including SaaS, PaaS and IaaS
  • Lead defining and innovating in architecture standard and principals
  • Mentor and develop technology team members
  • Develop leaders and instill accountability and ownership within the team
  • Certified Salesforce B2C Commerce Architect




Your resume and portfolio will stand out if you have:

  • Experience working with Identity and Access Management solutions.
  • Salesforce Marketing Cloud Experience
  • Experience with Microservices architecture
  • Certified Salesforce B2C Commerce Developer
  • Certified Salesforce B2C Commerce Administrator


This is a progressive role that will be filled at the level based on the skills and experience of the selected candidate.  The annual salary  range for this job, is between $78,750 and $156,250, with the ability for annual bonus.  Salary will take into consideration several factors including location and role level.





Now’s your chance to embrace a future with Hallmark- just follow the 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 checks.




Good for You, Good for your Family, Good for the Community

We offer competitive healthcare and PTO, remote work options, flexible schedules, parental leave, support for professional development, and employee assistance programs to care for your total well-being. You can learn more about our benefits here. But we also know the idea of benefits is bigger than that. From volunteering for relevant-skills-based projects to helping children and families and others in need, from partnering with nonprofit groups to inspiring a new generation, Hallmark provides many simple and rewarding ways for you to give back to your community. We applaud and fully support all our employees’ efforts to make their communities better. Whether you’re living near the KC HQ or somewhere else, Hallmarkers have a number of ways to bring our values out into the world every day. We can help you direct your energies and passions toward the things that make life better for all, whether that’s volunteering, project-coordinating, donating, public-art-creating, or otherwise contributing to the neighborhoods that we call home. You can find out more about our approach to community involvement and corporate social responsibility here.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City