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Sr. Front End Software Engineer, LPL Venture Labs

Job ID: R-018699 Date posted: 11/01/2021 Primary Location USA-Remote

Does the idea of designing and implementing exceptional, modern user interfaces within leading edge applications in a startup lab excite you?  As part of the Strategy and New Ventures group, you will be capturing, translating, and actualizing the labs’ UI/UX needs and vision into reality. 

Through leadership of both Technology and Business Owners, you will leverage your experience and technical prowess to bridge requirements and the needs of users and underlying technologies through Agile planning, validation, and implementation of optimal, intuitive, extensible, and aesthetically pleasing interfaces that delight and excel within their technology ecosystem.


What will you do as a Front End Software Engineer?

As in any early-stage startup, the Front End Software Engineering position will wear many hats: from documenting needs, interviewing stakeholders, demonstrating designs, collecting and measuring usability data and feedback, tracking requirements, and directly crafting and implementing user interfaces:

  • Design, develop, test, and implement advanced web-based applications with a focus on UI/UX development

  • Integrate interactive interface components that connect to a system’s service-oriented architecture

  • Build, debug, optimize and improve new and existing web applications and systems

  • Lead conceptual design sessions, including mockups, wireframes, and level of effort estimations

  • Develop solutions according to modern standards and present during code reviews

  • Communicate regularly with technical and non-technical groups to provide solution support

  • Evaluate new design proposals, investigate and recommend solutions and process improvements to deliver interfaces that perform well and scale

  • Assist management in the technical assessment of risks and issues

  • Support the creation and maintenance of technical documentation

Role Requirements:

We are looking for strong collaborators who can deliver a world-class experience and are looking for individuals that thrive in a fast-paced environment, are value-focused, team-oriented, and are able to execute in a way that encourages creativity and continuous improvement.

  • 6+ years of experience in UI design and hands-on development

  • 4+ years of development experience with Angular, React, or similar web framework

  • Experience with HTML5, JavaScript, TypeScript, and CSS

  • Basic knowledge of and experience with object-oriented concepts and design patterns

  • Experience with UX best practices

Core Competencies:

  • Experience working cross-functionally with engineering and business teams

  • Detail-oriented and capable of delivering at a high level of accuracy

  • Experience contributing and operating within an Agile team

  • Good interpersonal and consultative skills

Preferred Requirements:

Candidates are expected to anticipate user and system needs and continuously consider and advocate for usability and measurable performance improvements to increase value as solutions and technologies evolve.

  • Experience with DevOps, including source control, release management, and continuous integration

  • Experience using a cloud hosting provider (e.g. AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud)

  • Experience instrumenting real-time solution monitoring and reporting

  • Familiar with ADA needs

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 @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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