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Senior Developer - Data Analyst

Job ID: R-010788 Date posted: 12/10/2020 Primary Location TX-Austin Other Locations SC-Fort Mill

We are currently looking to hire a Senior Developer - Data Analystwithin the Enterprise Data and Information Services team, which is a part of LPL’s Technology organization. This position is responsible for supporting high profile projects and efforts as a senior data analyst, adhering to an enterprise-wide data governance framework to achieve the required level of consistency, quality, understanding, and protection of data.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform data analysis and profiling using standard toolsets (such as Informatica IDQ or Global ID) as well as manual analysis methods to interpret trends or patterns, identify relationships, understand anomalies, assess data quality, and add context to requirements.
  • Perform data mapping and gap analysis.
  • Document Data Requirements Specifications based on interpretation of Business Requirements, discussions with stakeholders, and overall knowledge of the data.
  • Partner with Data Stewards and Data Owners in the identification and documentation of business metadata, taxonomies, and data classification.
  • Provide guidance to technology teams on the relevant content and structure of service- and message-based data integration methods.
  • Assist with root cause analysis and remediation of production support issues related to data integrity.
  • Focus on continuous improvement of data lifecycle processes, procedures, standards, and usages.
  • Create and maintain Data Feed Specifications which capture the layout and metadata of all incoming and outgoing data feeds.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of data across all domains and entities.
  • Provide clarity for business terminology and relationships to data structures.
  • Assist with root cause analysis and remediation of production support issues related to data integrity.
  • Provide support for metadata initiatives, including, but not limited to: Business Glossary updates, Data Dictionaries for physical table structures, Data Feed Specifications for incoming and outgoing file deliveries, Data Models (Conceptual, Logical and Physical), ans Data Lineage within metadata repository.
  • Focus on continuous improvement of data lifecycle processes, procedures, standards, and usages.

Other Job Duties:

  • Mentor and provide leadership to more junior members of the team.
  • Maintain relationships with interface partners and vendors to assess or communicate impacts specific to upstream or downstream data changes.
  • Create data structure and lineage at the conceptual and logical level depending on experience.


  • 7-10 years’ experience as a Data Analyst, Systems Analyst, or Developer role in a Data Management organization.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong knowledge of SQL or other query languages.
  • Experience with SQL Server, Oracle, Data Lake platforms and Data warehouse
  • Familiar with information and data modeling practices and standards across conceptual, logical, and physical levels.
  • Familiar with database design and development methodologies.
  • Familiar with Data Definition Language (DDL) and Data Manipulation Language (DML) SQL commands.
  • Experience maintaining metadata for complex data environments and ensuring data integrity.
  • Experience developing and maintaining data dictionaries, data catalogs, and business glossaries.
  • Familiar with service-oriented and message-based data integration practices.
  • Highly organized with strong communication, problem-solving, documentation, and presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to be proactive, possess flexible attitude, learn new skills, and manage ambiguity.
  • Experience in financial services.

Additional Requirements:

  • Experienced in both waterfall and agile project methodologies.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.

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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