Technical Product OwnerApply Job ID: R-018369 Date posted: 10/06/2021 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!
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.
The Technical Product Owner works within the agile process and is the final authority for decisions regarding priority, business value, and functionality for all the work done by the Agile development team. The Product Owner / Analyst possesses an in depth knowledge of goals and desired objectives of the project, as well as analytical skills to assess and articulate what needs to be built.
Analyze business systems and clearly communicates requirements through epics and stories so they are understood.
Create, maintain, prioritize, and sequence the product backlog based on business value or ROI.
Create user stories and acceptance tests from themes and features granular enough for a single sprint.
Ability to manage multiple, simultaneous efforts spanning multiple projects and stakeholders.
Decide which user stories are scheduled into sprints.
Participate in product increment planning, daily stand-up meetings (scrums), reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings.
Review deliverable and demonstrable code after every sprint, and has the authority to accept or reject.
Develop and maintain standards for testing and progress visibility.
Assist as needed with backlog maintenance.
Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
Assist with prioritization and resolution of defects / bugs
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.
5+ Business Analysis/Product Analyst experience
Product management experience within an agile delivery framework
Experience working with Trading Platforms and Trading Activity
Experience with Mobile technology
A track record of innovative thinking and problem solving
Superior skill and ability in multi-tasking and appropriate prioritization
Exemplary collaboration, interpersonal, and presentation skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively with all levels of staff and management across multiple partner teams
Ability to effectively respond to dynamically changing work environment and to positively influence business outcomes
Strong communication skills, both writing and oral, with the ability to present materials to the highest levels in the organization, and the ability to frame complex issues.
Financial services experience
AWS/Cloud project or product experience preferred
SAFe Training or Certifications
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:
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