AVP Trading Software Engineer
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!
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.
At LPL Financial we consider it our mission to take care of our advisors so they can take care of their client. Joining as an AVP Developer, Trading team, which is within the Technology business unit, you will be responsible for planning and directing projects to help design, build and maintain the sustainable, scalable capabilities that support delivery of the highest standards of software products, processes. This role will also include responsibility for leading special projects to drive more quality, scope, and scale in the offering and provide technical leadership to other team members.
Design, develop, test, tune and implement n-tiered web-based applications
Collaborate with other Development teams, Enterprise Architecture and Support teams to design, develop, test and maintain the various platforms and their integration with other systems.
Assess opportunities for application and process improvements and prepare documentation outlining platform road map.
Maintain, troubleshoot, optimize and enhance existing systems.
Work collaboratively with QA, DevOPS teams to adopt CI/CD tool chain and develop automation
Communicate with technical and non-technical groups on a regular basis as part of product/project support.
Design and develop core services and components with expertise in service-oriented architecture.
Design patterns and coding best practices
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.
Bachelors of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other related field from a top 500 international University. Foreign educated candidates where their University is not ranked in the top 500 will require a Master’s degree. Masters preferred.
Senior Developer with 5+ years of experience in designing and implementing complex systems, including developing solutions from scratch.
Development experience with REST, SOAP based services
Excellent understanding of system integration. Great track record of implementing the distributed systems with legacy and modern technical tools.
Excellent knowledge in caching and exception handling
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, both technical and non-technical.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Motivated and driven by achieving long-term business outcomes.
Capable of effectively planning, prioritizing and executing tasks utilizing resources and tools
Experience working with source control tools like TFS, GIT etc.
Experience working with Jira/TFS in a Agile team
Experience working on client scripting tools like Angular JS, Type Script, jQuery, RxJs is a plus
Experience in writing unit tests using any of these technologies VS Tests, Nunit, Junit, Munit, Jasmin/Karma
Highly desirable to have experience working with AWS cloud technologies such as EC2, ELB, VPC, S3, RDS, Dynamo DB, SQS, SNS, Cloud Formation, Route53, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, IAM and Auto Scaling will be a plus.
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 @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.