Security Architect (Cloud, CISSP) – Remote

at Hallmark
Published September 21, 2022
Location Kansas City, MO
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


reqid: 125927

HALLMARK- Because Connecting With Each Other Has Never Been More Important

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.

What we do and how we do it:

At Hallmark our Information Technology (IT) division is vital to helping Hallmark win in the marketplace. We play a leadership role in identifying, developing and managing technology and process solutions; we pro-actively partner with business areas to develop new capabilities, build reliable solutions and efficiently manage the corporation's investment in technology and end-to-end processes.

What your role entails and how you'll contribute:

The Cloud Security Architect is responsible for building & guiding cross-company security initiatives while communicating at many levels of the organization. This role requires both deep and broad technical knowledge across a range of security disciplines. The ideal candidate will be comfortable as the "go to" technical expert on AWS cloud security while simultaneously exhibiting hands-on experience creating solutions in complex environments, developing working proof of concepts, and leveraging deep technical knowledge to build trust and collaboration across the organization

The breadth of responsibility will range from providing service and network architecture, design reviews of new/existing implementations, security reviews of AWS environments, automation of security controls, and threat modeling of solutions.

Basic Qualifications:

* 3 years of technical hands-on experienced designing and implementing cloud technologies
* 10 years of combined Information Technology and Information Security experience.
* AWS certifications (Architect and/or SysOps) or willing to achieve within 6 months of employment.
* Deep understanding of Cloud computing technologies (Ex: EC2 virtual machines, Virtual Networks, Direct Connect, Firewalls, IAM)
* Hands-on experience building multi-AZ/Region cloud environments
* Experience with Network communications (TCP/IP, Routing, DNS)

Preferred Qualifications:

* Ability to collaborate, educate and develop security architectures.
* Knowledge of NIST Cyber Security Framework
* Certifications: CISSP, CISM, Security+, GCP Associate/Professional, CCSK
* Knowledge of Cloud Governance
* Ability to develop automation scripts
* Teraform scripting language
* AWS, Azure, GCP cloud technologies
* Checkpoint products (Dome9/Harmony and CloudGuard)
* Lucid Charts
* WAF technologies (Imperva Incapsula, AWS Shield, etc)
* SIEM and logging technologies
* Proxy technologies

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.

The salary range for this opportunity will be between $86,250-$143,750

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

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