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Senior Front End Developer

Job ID: R-017916 Date posted: 10/20/2021 Primary Location 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 (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 19,000 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 objective 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:

We are looking for a Senior Front End Developer to join our team, and help build out the next generation of our platform.  The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience maintaining legacy applications, and creating new applications from scratch using the latest technologies.

Responsibilities:

  • Work independently on a wide array of front-end technologies.

  • Collaborate with team members and stakeholders to deliver a world class user experience.

  • Architect, design, and implement new Front-end applications from scratch.

  • Provide mentorship to other team members.

  • Write and present technical documentation across business units.

  • Support existing applications.

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:

  • Front end developer with 5+ years of experience in designing and implementing Front-end applications.

  • 2+ years of experience with Cloud Infrastructure, preferably AWS. 

  • 1+ years of dev-ops experience.

  • 5+ years of experience working with front-end technologies such as CSS, HTML, Node, Angular 1 and 2+. Able to design and implement front end projects from scratch using industry best practices.

  • 3 years of experience interfacing with REST and SOAP based service.

Core Competencies:

  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies.

  • Extensive web/service development experience with the following technologies: MYSQL, Node, MVC, Angular, Javascript/JQuery, HMTL, CSS

  • Capable of effectively planning, prioritizing and executing tasks utilizing resources and tools

  • Experience working with source control tools such as GIT.

  • Experience working on client scripting tools like Angular JS, Type Script, jQuery, RxJs is a plus

  • Experience in writing unit tests, integration, and end to end tests

  • Strong understanding of SOA principles and design patterns

  • Strong 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.

Preferences:

  • Cloud Architecture certification preferred. 

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 @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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