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AVP, Developer

Job ID: R-010096 Date posted: 05/20/2020 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill Other Locations TX-Austin

At LPL Financial we consider it our mission to take care of our advisors so they can take care of their client.  Joining as an AVP Developer, Investor Team, which is within the Technology business unit, you will be responsible for planning, directing projects to help design, build and maintain the sustainable, scalable capabilities that support delivery of the highest standards of software products, processes.  This role will also include responsibility for leading special projects to drive more quality, scope, and scale in the offering.

•    Build high quality APIs that are scalable and global at the core 
•    Build custom policies, frameworks/components, Mule flows, error handling, transaction tracing 
•    Setup Mule Exchange catalogue orgs and assets in Anypoint Platform.
•    Create wrapper APIs based on Mule Anypoint Platform Management APIs for automation and integration of other platforms to API Hosting platform 
•    Using Mule Management APIs, build onboarding and access management automations to the API Hosting platform 
•    Setup distributed as well as embedded API gateways with various load balancing topologies 
•    Setup security models and policies for consumers and producers of API and catalog assets 
•    Work across various platforms and the associated stakeholders/business users 
•    Understand and follow company policies surrounding data governance, security, and API development 
•    Assist integrations team in adopting and learning MuleSoft 
•    Work collaboratively with a geographically dispersed team
•    Design, develop, test and implement technical solutions based on business requirements and strategic direction.
•    Collaborate with other Development teams, Enterprise Architecture and Support teams to design, develop, test and maintain the various platforms and their integration with other systems.
•    Assess opportunities for application and process improvements and prepare documentation outlining platform road map.
•    Maintain, troubleshoot, optimize and enhance existing systems.
•    Communicate with technical and non-technical groups on a regular basis as part of product/project support.

Desired Technical Qualifications:
•    Experience in developing large-scale integration and API solutions using MuleSoft 
•    Experience in creating RAML and SWAGGER based API contracts and mocking services 
•    Experience in working with API Management, ARM, Exchange and Access Management modules
•    Experience in creating custom policies and custom connectors 
•    Experience in deploying API / Microservices using various modes including ARM, Containers and Cloud 
•    Development skills/tools: Java EE, Eclipse, Unix Shell Scripting, ANT, Jython/Python, .Net, Powershell 
•    Experience with SDLC development processes (Waterfall, Agile, Lean) and tools (e.g., Jira, Git) 
•    Experience with Service Oriented Architectures 
•    Excellent problem solving & troubleshooting skills
•    Excellent skills of designing and developing the micro APIs and consuming the APIs.
•    Must have experience integrating the system over HTTP, JMS or other distributed technologies.
•    Must have 4 plus years of software development experience with Mule Soft platform. 
•    Must have excellent troubleshooting skills with Mule Run time, Mule Platform API and Mule Gateway tools.
•    Expertise with MS SQL. Should be able to write efficient queries in MS SQL Should be well verse with query troubleshooting and optimization tools available in SQL Server platform.
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills, both technical and non-technical.
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.


•    7-10 years of Enterprise Application Integration development experience.
•    4 + years of MuleSoft development
•    Mulesoft Integration/API pro certification is big plus
•    Mule 4 and PCE 2.0 experience will be a plus
•    Experience working with remote teams and contingent workers/SOW
•    Experience using Agile & Waterfall methodologies.
•    Experience working with Java or Microsoft Technologies like C#, .Net framework tools.
•    Experience working with MS Visio, word and Excel.

About LPL Financial:

LPL Financial is a leader in the retail financial advice market and the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer*. We serve independent financial advisors and financial institutions, providing them with the technology, research, clearing and compliance services, and practice management programs they need to create and grow thriving practices. LPL enables them to provide objective guidance to millions of American families seeking wealth management, retirement planning, financial planning and asset management solutions. LPL and its affiliates have more than 4,200 employees with primary offices in Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego.

*As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2019, based on total revenue.

Our Culture:

If you join LPL, you will join a culture that believes in delivering a world-class client experience and looks to all employees to contribute to that goal by sharing their creativity, experience, and passion for continuous improvement. As a destination of choice, our top priorities are growth and development, social responsibility, and financial health for our employees. 

We offer competitive compensation and industry leading benefits, including a wellness facility with onsite fitness classes, healthy meal choices, and a walk-in clinic. We support employee financial health through a 401k match, ESPP, and employee discounts. Work/life balance is our foundation and is supported through paid holidays, and paid time off (including time to volunteer). We foster a diverse work environment through Employee Resource Groups and diverse strategic partnerships.  

Join the LPL team and help us make a difference by turning life’s aspirations into financial realities. Please log in or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE.

Information on Interviews:

LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an email address and will never conduct an interview online or in a chatroom forum.  During an interview, LPL will not request any form of payment from the applicant, or information regarding an applicant’s bank or credit card.  Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact LPL’s Human Resources Solutions Center at (800) 877-7210.

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