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AVP, Team Lead - Mobile App

Job ID: R-015506 Date posted: 07/07/2021 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill

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 is one of the nation's leading financial services companies and a publicly traded company under ticker symbol LPLA.  We support over 18,000 financial professionals—including over 14,000 independent advisors, more than 700 financial institutions, and over 4,000 institutional clearing and technology subscribers. We enable advisors to focus on their clients by reducing the complexity of running their practice and we support their business by offering enabling technology, comprehensive clearing and compliance services, practice management programs and training, and independent research. At LPL, we take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients. And Technology is at the center of our mission.

Job Overview:

At LPL Financial we consider it our mission to take care of our advisors so they can take care of their client.  Joining as an AVP Team Lead – Mobile App, Investor Facing Team, which is within the Technology business unit, you will be responsible for planning, directing projects to help design, build and maintain the sustainable, scalable capabilities that support delivery of the highest standards of software products, processes.  This role will also include responsibility for leading special projects to drive more quality, scope, and scale in the offering and provide technical leadership to other team members.


  • Collaborate with creative and technical teams to deliver first class user-centric experiences

  • Interpret UI/UX design and research for translation into deliverable code and graphic artifacts

  • Proactively explore new technologies through research and applied innovation

  • Actively participate in agile ceremonies as part of project execution

  • Confidently articulate (spoken and written) how a solution answers user needs, business goals, and technical constraints

  • Understand and adhere to best practices for UI deliverables and process

  • Advocate for the end-user experience

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.


  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in computer science.

  • Tech Lead with 8+ years of experience as a leader in designing and implementing complex systems, including developing solutions from scratch.

  • Experience in Flutter/iOS/Swift/Android development

  • Full Stack developer with 5+ years of experience designing interactive web applications, integrating with vendor APIs.

  • Experienced with Security implementation on mobile application(s)

  • Interest and commitment in staying current with best practices and changes in iOS and Swift

  • Extensive web development experience with the following technologies: .NET framework, C#, HTML, JavaScript, MVC, Angular JS, PLSQL, Mule Services, REST integration

Core Competencies:

  • Ability to steer a team of mobile developers in design, implementation per UX standards.

  • Experience using Agile & Waterfall methodologies.

  • Understanding of the principles of animation

  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle including CI/CD

  • Experience with project tracking systems such as JIRA, Confluence, etc.

  • Experience working with source control tools like TFS, GIT etc.

  • Experience with code repository tools

  • Understanding of technical platforms and concepts (i.e. REST, API, CMS, etc.)

  • Strong in mobile frameworks implementation and be an independent contributor


  • Trading app experience

  • Angular Experience

  • Experience in the Finance industry.

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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