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VP, Full Stack Technology Leader

Job ID: R-016265 Date posted: 07/16/2021 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 on 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:

With LPL Financial you will have the opportunity to be part of a team obsessed with creating a transformational user experience for our advisors. We are seeking an inspired technology leader to drive delivery of LPL’s advisor-facing client relationship management and digital office solutions, including the design and implementation of advisor API solutions.

Joining as a Vice President on the Digital Advisory Enablement team, which is within the Technology business unit, you will be responsible for guiding a high velocity, multi-functional development team focused on delivering industry-leading digital solutions to our Advisors.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, test, tune and implement technical solutions based on business requirements and strategic direction.

  • Own end-to-end design for the platform, solution delivery, execution and code quality. 

  • Lead sprint execution with developers.

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

  • Work collaboratively and effectively with QA and  DevOps to ensure all SDLC processes are adhered to

  • Assess opportunities for platform/application and process improvements and prepare documentation outlining platform roadmap.

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, optimize and enhance existing systems.

  • Utilize and build RESTful and SOA backend services.

  • Communicate effectively with cross-functional stakeholders and application integration partners.

  • Application resiliency, scalability and performance design.

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.

Requirements:

  • Technical Lead with minimum 5+ years of extensive design and implementation of complex systems in a full range of standard development platforms (.Net, SQL, Angular, C#, Web APIs)

  • Full stack developer with 10+ years of experience in web/service oriented applications.

  • Understanding of SOA principles and design patterns.

  • Extensive .NET, C#, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3, Bootstrap, Angular, JSON and REST services, SQL Server & Node development experience.

  • Hands on experience in SQL server procedures, views, indexes and performance tuning.

  • Highly competent in Jira, TeamCity and Octopus

  • Hands-on experience with MuleSoft, and/or other API Management tools

Core Competencies:

  • Excellent understanding of system integration.

  • Great track record of implementing distributed systems with legacy and modern technical tools.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

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

  • Innovative, self-driven and quick learner abreast of latest technologies

Preferences:

  • Experience in writing unit tests using any of these technologies: VS Tests, NUnit, JUnit, MUnit, Jasmin/Karma is a plus.

  • Should have a good sense for Code Architecture and Design Principles.

  • Awareness/knowledge with PaaS/IaaS cloud-native applications.

  • Knowledge of estimation, tools and principles

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 @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.

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