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HALLMARK CARDS, INC REMOTE/Updated: Sr. Back-End Software Engineer 751719300 in Kansas City, Missouri

Posting End Date: 06/11/2021Number of Openings: 8The Digital Center of Excellence (DCOE) is the organization withinHallmarkTechnology 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 strategiesDeveloping 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 LOBsScaling development capabilities to build for Hallmark's futureAs 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:You're a hands-onSr. Back-End Software Engineerready to jointhe DCOE's Engineering team.Yourprimaryresponsibilities includeapplicationarchitecturedesign and developmentof the DCOE's microservice-based platform. In addition,you'llprovideinsight to cross-functional colleagues (e.g.Architecture,Product, UX, Security) abouttechnicalrequirements and limitationsencountered during development.What you'll be doing:As aSr. Back-End Developer,you'll be combiningtechnology and design toscalable and robust microservices that powerthewebsitesand web applicationsforHallmark'sconsumers.To fulfill your responsibilities,you'llneed to be able toprovidethe following day-to-day duties:Build robust and scalable software in multiple modernobjectoriented and functional languages. We are currently building our microservices stack using Golang.Implement microservices using both asynchronous messaging services and RESTful APIsDesign and implement multi-threaded and multi-processor solutionsWork on integrations with other internal and external teamsParticipate in creating and clarifying User Stories, and in planning SprintsDive into hard problems and successfully deliver great results on scheduleConduct innovative technology research, concept specification and design of individual software componentsWho we think would be a great fit:We are looking for someone who not only loves designing and building great softwarebut is also passionate about getting stuff done. Youare excited by the challenge that comes with delivering innovative solutions for a beloved company and brand going through a digital transformation.Youhave the skills and experience,but you still love to learn - and you want to work with super talented folks to build great products.You are a polyglot who enjoys learning new languages, and choosing the right language to solve the problems at handYouhave a track recordof projects completed on time -you excel at getting things doneYoudesign solutions to integrated systems;you often think in Service-oriented architecture (SOA),microservices, and REST APIsYouenjoy learning bleeding edge technologies,but employcutting edge or other more stable technologiesto deliverbuilt-to-last solutionsYouthink that havingintelligent data modeling conversationswith a data architect sounds like funYouenjoy refactoringcode to reduce code complexitybut understand delivery matters more than perfect codeYouthink in multi-threaded or multi-processor solutionsYouknow design patterns like the back of yourhandand you chose which ones to use based on the task at hand, not just because one is popular at the momentYouare comfortable with performance tuning applications with tools likeJMeteror Apache BenchYouprioritize mitigating security vulnerabilities as apart of your normal development processYouare not afraid