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AVP, Lead Full Stack Developer

Job ID: R-017388 Date posted: 09/09/2021 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill Other Locations TX-Austin

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 19,000 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 objective 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 inspired Lead Full Stack Developer with a background in development of web applications leveraging technologies including C#, Angular, JavaScript, jQuery, and MS SQL Server. With LPL Financial you will have the opportunity to be part of a team transforming user experiences with self-service features that enable and empower our advisors and Investor Experience.    

The candidate will served as a solution expert, responsible for developing solution and meeting business goals. Technical lead will be guiding a high velocity, multi-functional development team focused on program deliverables.  Activities will include daily oversight of development and enhancement of a single or multiple platforms; design, develop and lead sprint execution. The role will require flexible thinking as the team works to integrate existing business and technology concepts with innovative design to deliver a practical and scalable



  • Design, develop, test and implement technical solutions based on business requirements and strategic direction.

  • Own end to end design for the platform, solution delivery and execution and code quality. 

  • Lead sprint execution with developers.

  • Collaborate with peer teams, technology platform owner, product manager/owner, enterprise architecture and platform support teams to ensure delivery of production into Production.

  • Work collaboratively and effectively with quality assurance engineer teams, DevOps to ensure all SDLC processes are adhered to.

  • Assess opportunities for platform/application and process improvements.

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, optimize and enhance existing systems.

  • Utilize and build RESTful and SOA backend services.

  • Communicate effectively with cross-functional stakeholders and application integration partners.

  • Application resiliency, scalability and performance design.

  • Quick prototyping skills leveraging Visual Studio and/or other tools to create stub services etc.

  • 50/50 individual contributor and team lead

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.


  • Technical Lead with minimum 8+ years of extensive design and implementation of complex systems in Web, .Net stack and web services (REST/SOAP).

  • Full stack developer with 10+ years of experience in web/service oriented application.

  • Understanding of SOA principles and design patterns.

  • Extensive .NET, C#, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3, Bootstrap, Angular 8+, JSON and REST services, SQL Server & Node development experience.

  • Hands on Web (Angular) and C#/ .Net development experience integrating multiple application platforms.

Core Competencies:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Risk management, contingency planning.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Innovative, self-driven and quick learner abreast of latest technologies

  • MS Visual Studio

  • Microsoft TFS

  • Visio

  • Postman

  • SoapUI

  • SQL Server Query Execution Tools

  • Hands on experience in SQL server procedures, views, indexes and performance tuning


  • Experience in writing unit tests using any of these technologies VS Tests, NUnit, JUnit, MUnit, Jasmin/Karma is a plus.

  • Team City, Octopus, Jira

  • Hands on experience implementing self-service portals.

  • Experience developing customer service applications.

  • Development in AI and Chatbot space.

  • Should have a good sense for Code Architecture and Design Principles.

  • Awareness/knowledge with PaaS/IaaS cloud-native applications.

  • Knowledge of estimation, tools and principles

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Knowledge of AWS

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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