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Senior ETL developer

Location: Missouri

Job ID: R-025113



LPL is an entrepreneurial, transformative financial services company, driving growth and exciting possibilities for our clients, their customers, and our own people. This is where you can dream up new ideas for financial services, deliver solutions on modern platforms, and leverage digital-first technologies – all as we become a cloud-based technology organization. Join us and discover everything you can touch with the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer firm and a Fortune 500 company.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Mid

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  • Curious
  • Team player

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  • Maternity & Paternity Leave

  • 401(k) & ESPP

  • Professional Development

  • Flexibility

  • Health & Wellness Programs

  • Agile Environment and Collaboration

Job Description



Job ID R-025113 Date posted 09/20/2022

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? Excited to learn more? If so, then this could be the role 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:

Our team at LPL is seeking a skilled Senior ETL Developer to design and implement ETL processes for Cloud. You will build ETL pipelines to ingest the data from heterogeneous sources into our system you should have excellent business and communication skills, and be able to work with business owners to understand their data requirements and make data-related decisions using your ETL knowledge and experience. You will be working with a motivated team in a fast paced environment.


  • Design, develop, and implement scalable enterprise data integration solutions using Informatica PowerCenter 10.X, Data Quality, Managed File Transfer (MFT), SSIS, and other integration tools.

  • Design & promote the reuse of common ETL components to leverage existing data assets and ensure data consistency.

  • Design, build and maintain Extract Transform & Load (ETL) processes and design data models.

  • Create unit test plans and support ETL code deployment through system integration and user acceptance testing.

  • Make recommendations, based on data profiling and data analysis, for changes to existing/legacy systems.

  • Perform source data analysis to proactively find and expose data quality problems and prepare for data volume and concurrent usage growth.

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.


  • 8+ years of Database Technology experience in one of more platforms (MSSQL, MySQL)

  • 5+ years Data Warehouse experience (Dimensional Data Model)

  • 5+ years of ETL experience with Informatica

  • 3+ years of experience on  SQL working with large data sets

  • 3 + years of experience with Source Control such as GIT or TFS. CI/CD experience with TeamCity/Octopus.

Core Competencies: (If needed)

  • Knowledge and understanding of relational databases (MSSQL), dimensional data model.

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

  • Solid ETL experience in one or more platforms - Informatica Power Center, Informatica Power Exchange, Informatica Power Connect, Informatica IDQ.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Risk management, contingency planning.

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


  • Experience with Hadoop tools such as MapR, Yarn, Spark, and Hive.

  • Experience with StreamSets.

  • Experience scripting in Perl, JavaScript, and Python.

  • Knowledge of Control-M Enterprise Scheduling.

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

  • Experience in deploying, operating, and managing services in AWS or other cloud environment.

  • ETL: Informatica Power Center 5.0/5.1/6.1/7.1/8.6/9.1/9.6/10.1, Informatica PowerMart 4.5, Data Stage 7.1, Informatica Power Exchange, Informatica Power Connect, Informatica IDQ.

    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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    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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