AVP, Tech Lead (AWS)Apply Job ID: R-024702 Date posted: 08/03/2022 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill Other Locations 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.
At LPL Financial we consider it our mission to take care of our advisors so they can take care of their client. Joining as a AVP Technology, Advisory Flexibility 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.
Lead a team of developers to drive the design and development of high-volume, low-latency applications for mission-critical systems delivering with high-availability and performance.
Work with product owners and product managers to translate business problem statements into technical solutions, then help to plan sprints that deliver quality product increments.
Create system design documentations and assist in technical risk /issues.
Provide appropriate mentorship to help foster emerging leaders.
Create roadmap for adopting new technologies and tools which helps the team to align with our enterprise vision.
Communicate with technical and non-technical groups on a regular basis as part of product support.
What are we looking for?
We want strong collaboratorswho 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 in IT software development
5+ years of experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
2+ years of experience working with AWS Glue and step functions.
2+ years of experience working with AWS lambda functions.
4+ years of experience working with python.
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Comfortable asking questions, natural curiosity and drive to learn
Experienced in developing AWS glue based data ingestion pipelines
In depth hands-on knowledge on working with AWS aurora PostgreSQL database
AWS developer/architect certification is preferred
Working experience in an enterprise environment
Working experience with Confluent Kafka will be a plus
Experienced in working with continuous integration/deployment tools
Hands-on experience using Git and related workflows
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.