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Hallmark Sr. Network Systems Engineer in Kansas City, Missouri

Sr. Network Systems Engineer

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Date: Sep 15, 2020


Kansas City, MO, US, 64108

Company: Hallmark

reqid: 68907


Do you want to work for one of the world's most trusted and recognized brands? Hallmark is a company rooted in connecting people. We care for our employees, our communities, and our world. A career at Hallmark means you get to make a big impact and create something that can make a genuine difference. We’re looking for people who want to continue to carry our vision forward.

Hallmark IT operates at the center of the company’s marketplace performance and business transformation efforts. We work to innovate differentiating consumer experiences, create and capture more business value for the organization and enable a modern workforce. Driving toward new capabilities, end-to-end solutions and optimized architectures, Hallmarkers in IT are relationship managers, technical experts and innovators.


The Sr Network Systems Engineer provides consulting support and guidance in support of Hallmark’s business globally and as part of the overall Hallmark enterprise. This role primarily focused on the the integration of business and technology for Hallmark Cards, Inc. Our ideal candidate has a strong and diverse set of technical skills, is energized by solving hard technical problems, and can effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical partners. To be effective in this role, the successful candidate will be able to clearly communicate complex solutions to diverse audiences, demonstrate their ability to apply a simple technical resolution to a relatively complex business problem, and operate both independently and as part of a matrix based team.


Our role is to use technology to solve Hallmark’s most pressing business problems thus enabling the business to succeed in the marketplace. Our scope to support this effort within Hallmark is a global mission. We play a leadership role in identifying, developing and managing the processes and technology solutions required for Hallmark to win in the marketplace. We proactively partner with business areas throughout the company to develop new capabilities, build reliable solutions and efficiently manage the corporation’s investment in technology.


The Sr Network Systems Engineer role is accountable for the consulting, design and implementation of the technology solutions that will enable connectivity and communication across our global portfolio of businesses.

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 checks.


The following is required to be considered for this role:

  • 7+ years of professional work experience as a network engineer or architect in a diverse enterprise network

  • CCNP, CCDP, or CISSP required


Your resume and portfolio/application will stand out if you have:

  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience across multiple network domains including Data Center, WAN, LAN, Wireless, and / or Voice & Video

  • Basic understanding of automation

  • Familiarity with DevOps principles

  • Practical understanding of ITIL processes

  • Good communication skills – both written and verbal

  • A self-starter

  • Trustworthy

  • Preferred Certification(s): CCIE / CCDE or CCArch

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS or related field

  • Success at a lead or senior level in a network engineer or architect role

  • Practical knowledge of DevOps principles and methodologies and programming solutions including but not limited to Agile, Scrum, Python, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, API's, etc

  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience with network automation and orchestration, AI and ML

  • Excellent problem solving skills; high learning agility and curiosity

  • Strong personal leadership, including a great team player and positive attitude; high sense of personal accountability


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.

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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