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Sr Analyst

Job ID: R-024629 Date posted: 07/28/2022 Primary Location USA-Remote Other Locations TX-Austin , SC-Fort Mill , 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 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:

Joining as a Senior Business Analyst, Compliance, Legal, and Risk (CLR), which is within the Technology business unit, you will be responsible for analyzing and translating business strategy and objectives into technical requirements. This role will also include providing guidance to the team’s development efforts towards successful product delivery and support throughout the development life cycle. The candidate should be capable of developing a vision for high quality products and have the drive to ensure that the vision and success criteria are met.


  • Liaison with business, product and development teams to review and document functional requirements into actionable, development ready work items.

  • Document, manage requirements, stories and project progress for one to several agile scrum teams.

  • Manages customers’ expectations and ensures technology solutions meet customers’ needs. 

  • Partner with multiple teams to triage and troubleshoot defects and technology related issues.

  • Communicate (both verbally and through appropriate documentation) with technical and non-technical groups on a regular basis as part of product/project support

  • Ensure service level agreements and contingency activities are covered related to system/application availability.

  • Perform query and reporting analysis; document data sources and mappings to support reporting and other data requirements

  • Manage and ensure requirements are met through the entire SDLC process by participating in design discussions, QA, UAT and deployment

What are we looking for?

We want strong collaboratorswho 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.


  • Bachelor’s degree or Master Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or other related field.

  • 5+ experience/in-depth knowledge of business operations and systems requirements processes.

  • 3 + years working in the following Methodologies: Agile, SDLC, SAFe

  • 5+ year of experience as a Product Owner or Manager for a high performing platform management and software development team.

  • 3+ years collecting, organizing, analyzing, and disseminating significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy

Core Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Exemplary collaboration, interpersonal, and presentation skills

  • Superior ability in multi-tasking and appropriate prioritization of tasks and delivery work on time.

  • Ability to effectively respond to dynamically changing work environment

  • Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously and demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity.


  • Experience with financial services industry a plus

  • Ability to interface with customers to gather business needs and to present solutions

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

  • Strong skills in MS Office suite including Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Hands on experience using Jira, Confluence

  • Hands on experience writing SQL Queries and analyzing databases is a plus

  • Experience working with remote teams, vendors and contingent/SOW staff


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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