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VPII IAM Engineering


Other Locations: DC-Remote , SC-Remote , TX-Remote

Job ID: R-026880



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: VP

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Job Description



Job ID R-026880 Date posted 12/02/2022

Job Overview:

Information Security is essential to what we do at LPL, from protecting our employees, our advisors and their clients. As a VPII IAM Engineering, you will be the Subject Matter Expert (SME) leader of a focused IAM engineering team charged with the design, upgrade and service delivery of a comprehensive and modern enterprise IAM program. 

You will have a proven exceptional track record in IAM and you possess a deep understanding across IAM technologies, concepts, policies, processes, best practices, and solutions. You will have experience leading and developing large teams and a proven track record of delivering high quality identity services at scale, on time, and within budget.


  • Foster a culture aligned to the LPL vision and strategy by modeling LPL’s values in all that you do.
  • Set inspirational goals, define clear expected outcomes, and ensure clear accountability for all activities.
  • Provide a structured and consistent approach to performance management of team individual development plans with coaching and feedback provided on a regular and dynamic basis
  • Provide mentorship of your direct reports and help them to seek outgrowth opportunities; continually challenge them to maximize their engagement and productivity
  • Take a leadership role in projects to implement new capabilities, significant upgrades, and product retirement.
  • Lead the research and testing of new IAM products and innovations to support tactical and strategic decision making.
  • Act as a strategic liaison to foster the development of strong internal and external networks and collaborative work across multiple teams to achieve business objectives.

Technical Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for engineering planning, requirements and management of delivery to support a modern enterprise IAM program based on industry standards, best practices and guidelines for the cloud and across the enterprise.
  • Understand business stakeholder needs and design and deliver appropriate solutions that enhance the end customer experience.
  • Partner with the Security Architecture team to set priorities for the architecture and design for a best practice path of successful adoption and implementation across the enterprise.
  • Partner with Enterprise Architecture team in development of reference architectures and secure design patterns for IAM that will be leveraged by the enterprise.
  • Conduct enterprise IAM architecture reviews with multiple internal/external teams and stakeholders to assist in enterprise IAM adoption.
  • Create and managed delivery on an IAM roadmap in collaboration with Security Architecture team that meets LPL enterprise strategic requirements, including but not limited to security for hybrid cloud deployment, policy driven security, SSO, user provisioning/de-provisioning, and federation.
  • Lead and manage delivery of engineering migration(s), example from PING to ForgeRock SaaS solution providing SME and technical guidance on ForgeRock Identity Cloud.
  • Ensure engineering of IAM technical controls and solutions meet or exceed industry best practices and guidelines (e.g., NIST CSF, CSA, CIS, and OWASP).

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 in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS or related technology field.
  • 12+ years of hands-on experience with scoping, sizing, designing, building & implementing enterprise IAM solutions across various technologies on premise and cloud.
  • 8+ years of managing technical staff, providing feedback, coaching, and performance management.
  • Expert level knowledge of authentication/authorization standards, protocols, and frameworks such as FIDO, OpenID, SAML, OAuth, JWT, CA, X.509, MTLS, etc.
  • Deep knowledge in authentication and access including SAML, OIDC/OAuth2 and other federation technologies.
  • Technical expertise and experience with Microsoft MFA, SailPoint, CyberArk, ForgeRock, Okta, Ping, Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, and IDM integration across domains.
  • 5+ years of demonstrated direct experience designing the solution and deploying large-scale enterprise Identity & Access Management solutions using ForgeRock (Identity Cloud) or similar cloud-based IAM platforms.
  • 3+ years of work experience leading and supporting CyberArk PIM Suite/Infrastructure with preferred background in deployment & implementation of Privileged Identity Management using CyberArk solution for large scale customers. At least some experience in Privilege Cloud.
  • 3+ years leading or directly designing, developing and supporting SailPoint IIQ platform(s) at a large organization.
  • Solid understanding of Cloud concepts and hands on knowledge on Azure/AD or other cloud identity environments.
  • Demonstrated knowledge across a broad range of technologies to deliver complex solutions with multiple user personas (e.g. internal and external customer tiers).
  • Strong verbal and writing skills to develop technical documentation and presentations
  • Experience in leading technical architecture and security design discussions
  • Experience managing multiple stakeholder relationships


  • Masters in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS or related field
  • ForgeRock ® Identity Cloud Certified Professional
  • SailPoint IdentityIQ ®  Architect certification
  • CyberArk Guardian Certification
  • CISSP, CCSP or similar comprehensive security certification with cloud components

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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