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VP, Technical Lead - Full Stack

Job ID: R-023388 Date posted: 05/19/2022 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill Other Locations TX-Austin , CA-Remote , 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 (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 18,000 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 personalized 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.

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 the redesign and delivery of LPL’s advisor-facing client relationship management and digital office product 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.


  • Lead multiple agile development teams providing nurturing leadership and talent development efforts for successful product delivery, application, and platform support.

  • Design, develop, test, tune and implement technical solutions based on business objectives 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.


  • 15+ years of professional SDLC experience in a diverse set of technology disciplines

  • 8+ years in a technical leadership capacity driving design and implementation of complex systems in a full range of standard development platforms.

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

  • Experience with Cloud Infrastructure, preferably AWS

  • Extensive background in a variety of technologies, including .NET, C#, Angular, JSON and REST services, SQL Server & Node, GIT, Jira & Confluence

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field

Core Competencies:

  • Courageous leader who brings your whole self to work, ready to tackle tough conversations, and willing to be vulnerable and lean in on others.

  • Confidence in helping teams navigate the complexities of microservice development and migration, aligning technology outcomes to business needs.

  • Able to communicate with authority and confidence and whiteboard your solutions effectively for a varied audience of stakeholders.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

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

  • You are a learner and a quick study, always curious about new technologies and how they impact LPL and our clients’ businesses.


  • Professional Architect certification of AWS is highly desirable

  • Experience with data platforms on premises and the cloud

  • SPC Certification or similar agile credentials  

  • 5-10 years of financial services experience

  • 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 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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