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AVP Tech, Software Development

Job ID: R-021162 Date posted: 05/05/2022 Primary Location CA-Remote

Are you a team player? Are you curious to learn? Are you interested in working in meaningful projects? Do you want to work with cutting-edge technology? Are you interested in being part of a team that is working to transform and do things differently? If so, LPL Financial is the place for you!

LPL Financial (Nasdaq: LPLA) was founded on the principle that the firm should work for the advisor, and not the other way around. Today, LPL is a leader* in the markets we serve, supporting more than 18,000 financial advisors, 800 institution-based investment programs and 450 independent RIA firms nationwide. We are steadfast in our commitment to the advisor-centered model and the belief that Americans deserve access to personalized guidance from a financial advisor. At LPL, independence means that advisors have the freedom they deserve to choose the business model, services, and technology resources that allow them to run their perfect practice. And they have the freedom to manage their client relationships, because they know their clients best. Simply put, we take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.

Job Overview:

We are looking for an AVP Tech, Software Development r to join our team and help build out the next generation of our platform. In addition to having hands-on experience maintaining legacy applications, designing, and implementing scalable solutions in the cloud from scratch using the latest technologies, the ideal candidate will have leadership experience leading diverse technical teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Setup application architecture and create system integration architecture artifacts

  • Application life-cycle management of web applications

  • Management of analyst and development teams responsible for application delivery

  • Act as one of the key decision makers on what technologies will be used to solve business problems

  • 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

What are we looking for?

We want strong collaborators who can deliver a world-class client experience. We are looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced environment, are client-focused, team oriented, and are able to execute in a way that encourages creativity and continuous improvement.


  • 10+ years of experience with Java, Spring, SQL, and Maven or Gradle

  • 7+ years of experience with Code testing technologies such as Junit

  • 5+ years of experience with HTML5, JavaScript or TypeScript, and CSS

  • 5+ years of experience with build tools such as Jenkins, CircleCI, or Octopus

  • 3+ years of Experience using a cloud hosting provider (e.g. AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud)

Core Competencies:

  • Excellent knowledge of and experience with object-oriented concepts and design patterns

  • Experience working cross-functionally with engineering and business teams

  • Detail-oriented and capable of delivering at a high level of accuracy

  • Experience contributing and operating within an Agile team

  • Good interpersonal and consultative skills

  • 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


  • Candidates are expected to anticipate user and system needs and continuously consider and advocate for usability and measurable performance improvements to increase value as solutions and technologies evolve.

  • Experience with DevOps, including source control, release management, and continuous integration

  • Experience instrumenting real-time solution monitoring and reporting

  • Experience designing and implementing Full stack solutions using industry best practices from start to finish


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.

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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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