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Sr Development Lead - Advisor Compensation Systems

Job ID: R-010264 Date posted: 12/02/2020 Primary Location TX-Austin Other Locations TX-Austin , NC-Charlotte , TX-Dallas ,TX-Houston

Senior Development Lead for Advisor Compensation Systems

Location: Austin or San Diego (remote during pandemic, then return to office)

Job Description:

The Development Lead, Advisor Compensation Systems is responsible for hands on development and maintenance of advisor compensation systems.  The incumbent also leads large development initiatives, leveraging both on and off shore developers, for the on time and successful implementation of strategic enhancements to critical systems.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


• Develop, in partnership with enterprise architecture and key technology and business partners, critical development initiatives

• Application life-cycle management of commission applications and platforms

• Management of analyst and development teams responsible for commission platforms

• Collaborate with enterprise and solutions architecture to ensure solutions and platforms are designed with capability and supportability

• Develop positive relationships with business partners to better understand their needs, manage expectations, and deliver value-add solutions 

• Provide leadership and guidance in all team development efforts for successful project delivery and application and platform support

• Collaborate with other teams (technical and non-technical) to ensure successful project delivery and adherence to SDLC processes


Qualifications:

• 1 year in a team lead capacity for a distributed group in an enterprise with a high performing technical team

• 5+ years of professional software development experience in a diverse set of technology disciplines

 3+ years of financial services/brokerage firm experience required 

• Working knowledge of multiple investment grade asset classes and the advisory business

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, or a related field

• Proven track record delivering critical technology platforms

• Experience with designing and implementing mission critical systems that manage large-scale data sets

• Experience working with remote teams and offshore vendors


Skills and Knowledge:

• Experience with relational databases and strong functional knowledge of SQL

• Experience with distributed computing platforms and practical development experience in one or more programming languages

• Strong verbal and written communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences

• Experience with DevOps processes

• Experience working within both Agile and Waterfall methodologies

• Broad background of software engineering skills on a variety of technologies, specifically:

  • Database- SQL or preferably Oracle
  • Oracle Forms
  • Java / C ++
  • MS .Net
  • Angular JS
  • Team Foundation Server (TFS)
  • JIRA

Why LPL? 

At LPL, we believe that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. As the nation’s leading independent broker-dealer, we offer an integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and investment advisor services. We provide you with a work environment that encourages your creativity and growth, a leadership team that is supportive and responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no limits, only amazing potential.

We are one team on one mission. We take care of our advisors, so they can

take care of their clients.

Because our company is not too big and not too small, you can seize the opportunity to make real impact. We are committed to supporting workplace equality, and we embrace the different perspectives and backgrounds of our employees.We also care for our communities, and we encourage our employees to do the same. This creates an environment in which you can do your best work.

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We take social responsibility seriously.  Learn more here!

Want to see info on our benefits?  Learn more here.

Why LPL? 

At LPL, we believe that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. As the nation’s leading independent broker-dealer, we offer an integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and investment advisor services. We provide you with a work environment that encourages your creativity and growth, a leadership team that is supportive and responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no limits, only amazing potential.

We are one team on one mission. We take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.

Because our company is not too big and not too small, you can seize the opportunity to make a real impact. We are committed to supporting workplace equality, and we embrace the different perspectives and backgrounds of our employees.We also care for our communities, and we encourage our employees to do the same. This creates an environment in which you can do your best work.

Want to hear from our employees on what it’s like to work at LPL?  Watch this!

We take social responsibility seriously. Learn more here

Want to see info on our benefits?  Learn more here

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 @lpl.com 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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