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HALLMARK CARDS, INC Front End Software Engineering Manager - REMOTE Opportunity in Kansas City, Missouri

Posting End Date: 01/13/2021Number of Openings: 1HALLMARK - WHEN YOU CARE ENOUGH YOU CAN CHANGE THE WORLDCome joinus.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 toenrich all livesby making a genuine difference in every life, every day, andour business is focused on bringing thevalue and relevance of Diversity and Inclusion to every brand, product and person we touch.Our overarching enterprise DandI Framework and plans demonstrate our belief and value in having a diverse and inclusive workforce.Hallmark's DandI effortswill 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 aworld-class,consumer-focusedcaringplatformthat enablesHallmark'slines of business(LOB)across the enterprise (Crayola, Crown Media, Hallmark Global) to accelerate their direct-to-consumer product strategiesDevelopinga Cloud-first, multi-tenant digital platform that providescapabilities and services, such asa unified Hallmark Profile,Product Recommendations,Global Payment services,etc.Building, securing and operating digital consumerproductsfor Hallmark's LOBsScaling development capabilities to build forHallmark'sfutureAs a member of theDCOEgroup you'll partner with high functioning, high energy teamsof cross-functional disciplines that bringproducts likeHallmark.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:You're a hands-onSoftware Engineering Managerready to join the DCOE's Engineering team. Reporting the Head of Engineering, you'llmanagea team of front-endengineers andcoordinate all activities related todeveloping web sites and applications for the DCOE.Youmust be familiar with the policies, procedures, processand technical issues related to softwaredevelopment.In addition, you'll provide insight to cross-functional colleagues (e.g.Architecture,Product, UX, Security) about technical requirements and limitations encountered during development.What you'll be doing:As aSoftwareEngineering Manager,you'll have the following responsibilities:Recruit, hire, mentor and manage a team of front-end engineersSetattainable goalsforteam members in order for projectsto be finished on timeFacilitatethe agile development process and methodology tocompletetechdeliverableson time and with ahigh-degreeof qualityEnsure appropriate procedures and processes are followed when it comes to software developmentRepresent theEngineering teamin meetingsFoster career growth andcultivatea strong team cultureWork with theHead of Engineeringto improve software processes and team culture, budget planning, and roadmap execution planning, converting ideas and vision into executable tasks and general technology strategy.Work closely with Product to set the technical direction for the business and develop the engineering roadmap.Estimate work effort and allocate engineering resources, enabling multiple simultaneous sprints across three functional products.Drive rapid prototyping cycles from technical requirements, software designs, programming, debugging, and optimization.Establish a solid project framework and excellent development processes.Provide technical leadership and guidance to both your team members and your project peers.Set clear expectations and create a positive work environment based on accounta