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AVP Technology

Company: Lpl Financial Services
Location: Austin
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

At LPL Financial we consider it our mission to take care of our advisors so they can take care of their client. Joining as an Assistant Vice President, Advisory Flexibility team, which is within the Technology business unit, you will be responsible for planning, directing projects to help design, build and maintain the sustainable, scalable capabilities that support delivery of the highest standards of software products, processes. This role will also include responsibility for leading special projects to drive more quality, scope, and scale in the offering and provide technical leadership to other team members.


  • Design, develop, test, tune and implement n-tiered web-based applications

  • Collaborate with other Development teams, Enterprise Architecture and Support teams to design, develop, test and maintain the various platforms and their integration with other systems.

  • Assess opportunities for application and process improvements and prepare documentation outlining platform road map.

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, optimize and enhance existing systems.

  • Work collaboratively with QA, DevOPS teams to adopt CI/CD tool chain and develop automation

  • Communicate with technical and non-technical groups on a regular basis as part of product/project support.

  • Design and develop core services and components with expertise in service-oriented architecture.

  • Design patterns and coding best practices

Technical Qualifications:

  • Tech lead with 5+ years of experience in designing and implementing complex systems, including developing solutions from scratch.

  • Full stack developer with 10+ years of experience designing web/service oriented applications using C#, .NET, Python, SQL server databases

  • Excellent development experience with REST,SOAP based services

  • Excellent understanding of SOA principles and design patterns

  • Excellent understanding and writing of SQL server procedures, Views, functions and designing skills.

  • Excellent understanding of system integration. Great track record of implementing the distributed systems with legacy and modern technical tools.

  • Excellent understanding of NoSQL data bases like DynamoDB.

  • Excellent knowledge in about pub/sub messaging technologies and patterns

  • Experience designing, developing and unit testing data applications using Distributed frameworks like Spark with Scala and Python scripting languages.

  • Experience designing, developing scalable serverless applications.

  • Experience in designing, developing Applications in Cloud preferably AWS.

  • Excellent knowledge in caching and exception handling

  • Excellent 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.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Extensive web/service development experience with the following technologies: .NET, C#, SQL server, Node, MVC, Angular, Nuget, Javascript/JQuery, HMTL, CSS
  • Capable of effectively planning, prioritizing and executing tasks utilizing resources and tools

  • Experience working with C#.NET

  • Experience working performing database development and design in MS SQL Server and Oracle.

  • Experience working with exception handling, caching (Solr or others) and Pub/sub (Kafka,EMS, ActiveMQ or others)

  • Experience working with source control tools like TFS, GIT etc.

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

  • Experience in writing unit tests using any of these technologies VS Tests, Nunit, Junit, Munit, Jasmin/Karma

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.

Keywords: Lpl Financial Services, Austin , AVP Technology, Other , Austin, Texas

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