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AVP, Product Owner

Job ID: R-020218 Date posted: 01/10/2022 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill Other Locations CA-San Diego

Are you a team player? Are you curious to learn? Are you interested in working on 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!

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 19,000 financial advisors, 800 institution-based investment programs and 450 independent RIA firms nationwide.

Job Overview

The Product Owner helps bring purpose to the Scrum Team and is charged with maximizing the value of the team’s work.

The Product Owner maintains the Product Backlog and works closely with Stakeholders and Customers to cultivate and nurture a community around the product.

The Product Owner is a liaison between the Scrum Team and Stakeholders, and ensures the team is building the right product solutions at the right time. The Product Owner provides “who, what, and why” so that the Scrum Team can answer “how.”

Job Responsibilities?

  • 80% Execution and 20% Strategy
  • Tactical focus of refining the “What”, “Why” and “When” priorities for the team
  • Create vision, execution roadmaps, and timeline for the product
  • Create, prioritize, and clarify Epics and Features in the backlog based on product roadmap, and resolved conflicts with priority
  • Primary story writer who ensures the backlog is clear, facilitates user story refinement and provides support to the BA and team, and articulates what needs to be accomplished
  • Participates in all team ceremonies
  • Partner with Product Manager on product discovery for Features/Stories in the backlog
  • Be a conduit between the Scrum Team and the Business to eliminate interruption
  • Meet with Stakeholders to understand the strategic vision for the Product
  • Communicates with stakeholders, end users, business and IT and manages their expectations
  • Business expert that prioritizes and accepts the work developed by team(s)
  • Balance work on current solutions and future opportunities and decide what will/will not remain in the Product Backlog
  • Assist the Scrum Team with creating Acceptance Criteria and defining the team’s “Definition of Ready” and ‘Definition of Done”
  • Be available to the Scrum Team to answer questions about the Product by attending Scrum Ceremonies
  • Review User Stories to ensure all defined Acceptance Criteria has been met
  • Showcase the Scrum Team’s accomplishments and receive feedback at Demo & Review

What are we looking for?

The ideal candidate for this role has a combination of strong business acumen, a consulting mindset, and software, product, and financial knowledge. They will assist with the development and delivery of product solutions, and ensure creative and continuous improvements to our products, with the goal of exciting our advisors and making it easier for our employees to do their work.

We want strong collaboratorswho can deliver a world-class client experience, 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

  • 5-10+ years of experience in product management, consulting, program & project management, preferably within a financial services or related Fintech firm
  • 5+ years participating, developing, cultivating, and leading strong, high-performing teams in an agile environment
  • 5+ years as a Product Owner
  • 5+ years direct experience working with Agile/Scrum
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner and/or Professional Scrum Product Owner preferred
  • Must be able to comfortably and effectively communicate cross-functionally with multiple technical and non-technical teams
  • Outstanding organizational skills, especially with adapting to change and shifting priorities appropriately
  • Ability to size and scope features and stories, and use quantifiable methods to prioritized work
  • Actual working experience and demonstration of competency as a PO within SAFe, including leading PI planning breakout sessions and PI objectives for a product team is a major plus.
  • Ability to effectively address “cost, performance, and schedule” constraints
  • Translate strategic vision into technical specifications

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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