Senior Analyst - Technical LeadApply Job ID: R-017396 Date posted: 10/07/2021 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill Other Locations TX-Austin
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!
Excited to learn more? If so, then this could be the role 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.
LPL is currently looking to hire a Senior Analyst, Technical Lead, Enterprise Data Information Services within our Technology organization. The Senior Analyst will assist in gathering requirements, managing product backlogs and assisting customers with meeting their technology needs. The position will perform data mapping and query analysis to assist with report development and maintenance. This position will also involve team coordination around design, development and release activities. The successful candidate should be capable of developing a vision for high quality products and have the drive to ensure that the vision and success criteria are met.
Gather requirements from users; document analysis using business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis
Schedule and lead requirements and design discussions with customers of all levels throughout the company including executives
Assist department leaders with tracking and reporting project status
Assist with projects and initiatives as needed for the department
Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs
Perform query and reporting analysis; document data sources and mappings to support reporting and other data requirements
Be a liaison between the application development team, other technology teams and project and relationship managers
Manage and ensure requirements are met through the entire SDLC process by participating in design discussions, QA, UAT and deployment
Translate business requirements into a solution and analyze tradeoffs between effort and return on value. Socialize these tradeoffs with the project team and stakeholders
Ensure requirements and test cases have appropriate sign offs and solutions are effective.
Actively work to resolve issues when requirements clarification is needed or to facilitate sign off on test cases
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.
Minimum of 5+ years of relevant experience
Agile Scrum/SAFE experience
Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
The candidate should be comfortable functioning in a leadership role with development teams that consist of programmers and analysts both on shore and off shore
Ability to innovate and explore possibilities, ability to match business needs with technology solutions
Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously and demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts
High level of problem-solving skills
Strong critical thinking and decision making skills
Attention to detail and quality assurance
Bachelor's degree preferred
Data development platforms and tools including SQLServer, Oracle, Big Data, Python, Spark, Sqoop
Technical experience with Big Data tools
Experience with financial services industry a plus
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.