Technical Product OwnerApply Job ID: R-015297 Date posted: 06/16/2021 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill Other Locations 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.
The Technical Product Owner will be responsible for creating and supporting a product vision that is aligned with a variety of stakeholders across the enterprise. The ideal candidate uses their analytical and technical skills to translate the customer vision and the users' requirements into work items that the product team can deliver.
Liaises with the business user/customer as the Product SME
Takes the lead of scrum teams as the Product Owner
Provides vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements
Communicates business requirements by documenting epics and stories
Ensures that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on
Plans and prioritizes product feature backlog and development for the product
Defines product vision, road-map and growth opportunities
Assesses value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy
Provides backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
Works closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
Leads the planning product release plans and set the expectation for delivery of new functionalities
Provides an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
Researches and analyzes market, the users, and the roadmap for the product
Assists with internal and external communication
Keeps 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.
5+ years of experience in platform management or product management
In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles
Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively with all levels of staff and management across multiple partner teams
Financial Services industry experience
Degree in computer science or similar
Working knowledge of SQL (running queries)
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 @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.