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AVP, Technical Lead

Job ID: R-014245 Date posted: 05/26/2021 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill Other Locations TX-Austin

Do you have a passion for cloud technologies?  Do you enjoy designing and implementing complex software?  Would like to work in a development environment that embraces greenfield development? Are you passionate about innovation?

Excited to learn more? If so, then this could be the role 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:

We are looking for an inspired Technical Lead with a background of developing cloud-native web applications leveraging the following technologies: .Net Core (C#), Angular, Relational Database Management Systems (RDMS), and Document Store NoSQL. The candidate will guide a high velocity, product-focused development team.  This role requires keen attention to detail and software craftsmanship.  The ideal candidate will possess the required technical skill and also the ability to mentor the development team.


  • Design resilient, scalable software architecture

  • Collaborate with product stakeholders to translate business problem statements into technical solutions

  • Agile sprint planning

  • Perform technical assessment of risks/issues, and document recommendations

  • Coach development team in developing technical documentation as prescribed by SDLC guidelines

  • Coordinate with Enterprise Architecture, Data, Infrastructure, and Business team leaders to ensure that the solution design optimizes speed to market and aligns to prioritized business outcomes

  • Communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical groups to support products

  • Oversee the software development activities

What are we looking for?

We want strong collaborators who can deliver a world-class client experience. We are looking for people who are Digital Savvy, 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.


  • 1-3+ years of demonstrated leadership experience

  • 3+ years of AWS experience: AWS containers and server-less

  • 8+ years of experience with a combination of the following technologies: .Net/.core, Angular, RDMS, DocumentStore NoSQL

  • 3+ years CSS, Responsive Design

  • Experience with DevOps including TeamCity or similar, Octopus or similar, and Azure DevOps

Core Competencies:

  • Highly developed analytical and problem solving skills

  • Advanced knowledge of software architecture and development practices

  • Knowledge of code refactoring, unit testing

  • Excellent knowledge of OOP concepts, data modeling, design patterns

  • Experience with Agile development processes

  • Excellent communication skills


  • Tech leadership experience

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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