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AVP, Technology Product

Job ID: R-018898 Date posted: 11/17/2021 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 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 seeking a software AVP, Technology Product Owner to work with our dream team environment in order to deliver the best software solutions to our innovative and industry-leading products. In the Product Owner role, you will be responsible for setting, prioritizing, and evaluating the work generated by one or more Scrum teams in order to ensure impeccable features and functionality of the product(s).If you are a highly-motivated individual with a genuine interest in technology a passion to deliver cutting-edge products, we have the perfect job for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Product Management to create and maintain a vision, road-map, growth opportunities, and product backlog according to business value or ROI

  • Lead the planning product release plans and set the expectation for delivery of new functionalities

  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals

  • Set direction for Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements 

  • Ensure that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on

  • Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product

  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy

  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories

  • Research and analyze market, the users, and the roadmap for the product

  • Follow our competitors and the industry 

  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends

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.

Requirements:

  • Previous working experience as a Product Owner

  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles 

  • Previous working experience in API management and managing vast test cases and test scenarios

Core Competencies:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Attention to details

Preferences:

  • Previous experience with Decision Engine tools

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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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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