Company: LPL Financial
Location: National City
Posted on: November 22, 2021
LPL Technology is seeking a VP of Engineering/Software
Development for owning end to end solutions delivery for a
high-profile and complex digital platform. This is a strategic
leadership role reporting to the SVP of Technology.
Are you a highly motivated professional that thrives on working
with innovative and cutting-edge technology with a passion for
building and leading engineering teams? If so, this is the role for
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.
This role will provide technical leadership partnering with
Business and Product teams for implementing a digital platform that
streamlines, accelerates, and delights prospects during
business-as-usual and large event transitions (M&As) in their
journey to becoming LPL advisors.
Experience leading multiple development teams across various value
streams providing nurturing leadership and talent development
efforts for successful project delivery, application, and platform
Build cross-functional rapport with other leaders in the tech and
prod organizations for help navigating through dependencies, risk
mitigation or triaging issues to resolution.
Have a deep, hands-on understanding of cloud architecture and
design, with an emphasis on secure, distributed hybrid cloud
Very strong understanding of enterprise integration patterns, with
an emphasis on distributed, asynchronous highly available and
Have a deep understanding of API design, the difference between
platform design and application design, and the tooling to create
modern, public-facing monetized APIs.
Strong Object-oriented Principles in a common OOP language such as
Java, .Net, Python, or Ruby. Capable of coding when required. Stand
up proof of concept projects is a regular activity.
The ability to partner, influence and shape technology
modernization decisions and outcomes throughout the enterprise.
Understanding of SecDevOps practices and tooling, with an emphasis
on implementing continuous deliver within a highly regulated
Ability to drive solutions across multiple aspects and considered a
SME, including UI/UX through to backend platforms and integrations
to other platforms.
Contribute to the development lifecycle, including platform/system
and database architecture, and QA processes in a scaled Agile
framework (SAFe) methodology.
Strong verbal and written communication skills with executive
What are we looking for?
We want strong collaborators and people who thrive in a fast-paced
environment, are client-focused, team oriented , and can execute in
a way that encourages creativity and continuous improvement .
15+ years of professional SDLC experience in a diverse set of
10+ years in a technical management capacity for a large,
distributed group in an enterprise with a high performing technical
10+ years of financial services/brokerage firm experience (highly
2+ years working with and managing remote teams (onshore &
offshore) including vendor relationships.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related
Broad background on a variety of technologies, including:
CRM (Salesforce, Dynamics, etc.)
Case Management (ServiceNow, Dynamics, etc.)
Jira & Confluence
Professional Architect certification of AWS and/or Azure is highly
Recruiting and onboarding of Financial Advisors.
Application architecture and solution design.
UI/UX design and development.
Aha, Miro & Smartsheet.
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
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 @lp
lfinancial.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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