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AVP, AWS Engineer with RPA

Job ID: R-023150 Date posted: 05/11/2022 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill

Are you interested in joining a fast paced and expanding Financial Services Firm? Are you looking for a career with RPA (Robotic Process Automation) and Cloud related technologies?

Are you solution-oriented and passionate about delivering results? Do you like thinking outside the box, learning new skills and problem solving?

Excited to learn more? If so, then this could be the role 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 seeking a highly-skilled candidate must have RPA Administration experience in an enterprise environment. Must have experience with one of the RPA platforms (WorkFusion, Automation Anywhere etc.) and working with application development teams. The candidate must have experience with general AWS services along with a good understanding of public and private cloud.

Responsibilities:

  • Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience on RPA (Robotic Process Automation) infrastructure experience, preferably with WorkFusion product experience.

  • Installation and Configuration of any RPA product and manage Infrastructure support.

  • Knowledge on Zookeeper, Marathon, Nginix and Minio.

  • Need basic knowledge on Mongo DB, MYSQL, Postgres SQL, Oracle, along with hands on experience running query if required during Trouble shooting sessions.  

  • SSL Cert knowledge and Installation on various Middleware Products is required.

  • Troubleshoot EC2 related issues using various tools such as Cloudwatch, Dynatrace, etc.

  • Enable Rules on Event Bridge. Execution of the Step Function. Disable rules on the Event Bridge.

  • Monitor Resource Utilization to perform cost analysis

  • Perform Resource Optimization to reduce cost

  • Provide support for RDS performance tuning.

  • Provide support maintenance and database backup.

  • Installation, Configuration, Administration and Performance tuning of Websphere/WebLogic/JBoss/Tomcat/Apache Servers and clusters.

  • Experience in deploying applications in Domain and clustered environments.

  • Apply patches and maintain the WorkFusion/WebLogic/JBoss/Tomcat servers.

  • Experience in performance tuning of JVM heap size, garbage collections, Java stack and Native thread and production performance.

  • Experience in troubleshooting issues like server hang, application deadlock, out of memory and high CPU.

  • Installation/Configuration/Administration of Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition.

  • Hands on admin experience and DAC and Informatica tools.  

  • Support of Application Deployments and patch bug fix (OBIEE and ODI).

  • Installation and configuration of Oracle OFSAA application to support and maintain.

  • Troubleshooting routine product issues independently (Incident Tracking and Resolution).

  • Knowledge of UNIX and LINUX operating systems, storage environments, file systems, and network protocols.

  • Detailed knowledge of UNIX principles, file editing, UNIX commands.

  • Familiarity with Windows, UNIX/LINUX shell scripting.

  • Windows Administration skills required to maintain RPA remote desktop nodes, License update.

  • Knowledge of networking principles including routing, subnets, TCP, IP, VLANs, and UDP.

  • Understanding of backup procedures and storage management.

  • Scripting languages such as Bash, Python, and Powershell.

  • Containerization technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, Amazon ECS.

  • Git, GitHub, and related tools.

  • Application build pipeline tools such as Concourse CI, TeamCity, Jenkins, Code Build.

  • Experience in migration of hosted applications to a cloud environment.

  • Hands-on operational, development, and management experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS).

  • Cloud Technology: ECS, Lambda, and ECR Services.

  • Develop, facilitate and maintain best of breed product support tools including run books, monitoring, and knowledge bases to aid in the product support process.

  • Familiarity with Messaging, Load balancer, BIG-IP.

  • Experience in instrumentation of Monitoring tools and familiar with Dynatrace/Wily/SolarWinds.

  • Live by Agile (particularly Scrum) principles and collaborate with team members using Agile techniques.

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.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree

  • 5+ years of experience with core AWS platform architecture, including areas such as: organizations, Account Design, VPC, Subnet, segmentation strategies, Backup and Disaster Recovery approach and design. Environment and application automation Cloud Formation and third party automation approach/strategy. Network connectivity, Direct Connect and VPN. AWS Cost Management and Optimization.

  • 5+ years hands-on operational, development, and management experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Technologies: ECS, Lambda, and ECR Services Able to interact professionally with customers and colleagues

Core Competencies:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

Preferences:

  • AWS Associate or Professional Certification

  • Nice to have cloud certifications

  • Nice to have experience with Financial suite of products

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 @lplfinancial.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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