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Lead Full Stack Developer

Job ID: R-016451 Date posted: 08/16/2021 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill Other Locations TX-Austin , CA-San Diego

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:

We are looking for a Sr. Full Stack Developer who will be part of the Application Delivery Team within the Technology organization that is responsible for providing solutions for advisors and the home office, specifically for the Finance organization.


  • As the Tech Lead, guide the team’s development efforts towards successful project delivery and application maintenance

  • Design, develop, test and implement technical solutions based on on premise and on AWS in  a Containerized / MicroServices Architecture

  • Provide technical leadership to teammates through technical design, code reviews and implementation of best practices, adhering to LPL’s SDLC and RM processes.

  • Collaborate with other Development teams, Enterprise Architecture and Support teams to design, develop, test and maintain the various platforms and their  integration with other systems.

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, optimize and enhance existing systems.

  • Work collaboratively with QA, DevOps teams to adopt CI/CD tool chain and develop automation

  • Communicate with technical and non-technical groups on a regular basis as part of product/project support

  • Work independently with Product Managers and Business Analysts to shape ideas and requirements into solutions following industry standard guidelines.

  • Communicate and present complex products services and features in a simple, intuitive and engaging manner to a variety of stakeholders including senior management.

  • Work in Global Delivery Model with remote teams across different geographies.

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.


  • Tech Lead with 5+ years of experience in designing and implementing complex systems, including developing solutions from scratch
  • 10+ years in hands on designing and implementing complex systems, including developing solutions from scratch.

  • Experience with (SAFE) Agile delivery model.

  • Solid hands-on experience in developing open API development, SOA concepts.

  • Ability to create SOAP and REST based service interfaces to deliver fast, reliable and scalable integration.

  • Experience Integrating with third party systems through building API gateways, Pub-Sub Queues/Topics (SQS/SNS) and AWS tools.

  • Experience with AWS end-to-end cloud development, deployment, fine-tuning for scalability and performance. 

  • Experience using modern application/API containerization and container orchestration technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, Nginx etc.).  

  • Full stack business and integration/data tier development experience with .Net Core (utilizing C# and SQL Server).

  • Any NOSQL DB, data caching, batch process execution and application monitoring experience

  • Experienced with REST, JWT, oAuth and API security

  • Experienced with Test Driven Development (TDD)

Core Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, both technical and non-technical.

  • Strong estimation, foresight, analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong presentation skills and ability to interface with end customers on a regular basis.

  • Self-learner with little or no hand holding and able to gel in fast paced Agile environment balancing the need for ‘speed to market’ with stable systems and software maintained through procedures and documentation.


  • BS in Computer Science or related field

  • Object Oriented Programming and SOLID design experience

  • Cloud experience (AWS or Azure)

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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