AVP , Quality Engineering Manager
Company: LPL Financial
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Does Transformation, Quality, Shift left, Modernization, and
Innovation inspire you?
Join the LPL family and help us improve Quality and modernize our
products -- creating flexible, scalable, personalized experiences
with quality for our advisors and their clients. We are a team that
values diverse and big thinking and rewards both behaviors and
Excited to learn more? Come be a part of LPL's modernization
strategy and extraordinary growth!
LPL Financial is one of the nation's leading financial services
companies and a publicly traded company under ticker symbol LPLA. -
We support over 18,000 financial professionals -including over
14,000 independent advisors, more than 700 financial institutions,
and over 4,000 institutional clearing and technology subscribers.
We enable advisors to focus on their clients by reducing the
complexity of running their practice and we support their business
by offering enabling technology, comprehensive clearing and
compliance services, practice management programs and training, and
independent research. At LPL, we take care of our advisors, so they
can take care of their clients. And Technology is at the center of
As an AVP, Quality Engineering Manager you 'll serve as a strong
and versatile hands on technical leader. Successful leaders at LPL
communicate well with teams and leaders of the organization, have
active listening skills, ask great questions and provide good
development feedback. - You will build strong and highly functional
partnerships with delivery leadership team and delivery teams. You
have strong team leadership skills, influence without authority,
make and propose needed changes to bring more impact and the
ability to hire, guide, coach and grow exceptional technology
teams. You are a visible leader that thrives on developing and
motivating future technology leaders. You foster an innovation
culture and thirst for technology innovation.
Our ideal candidate is a servant leader who can lead multiple
parallel initiatives - big and small - with attention to detail,
manage outcomes and is passionate about CI/CD/DevOps/Software
Lead a team of Software Development Engineers in Test (SDET 's)
working in Agile model supporting Cash and Asset Management
delivery teams to achieve consistent, predictable, high quality
releases by implementing common practices, tools, metrics,
automation frameworks and oversight and delivering high quality
solutions that meet business objectives in a flexible,
collaborative and rapidly changing environment.
Manage resources across different geographical locations and
Work as a leader/trainer in a large, complex QA organization, with
a demonstrated ability to implement scalable automation
Provide end-to-end, performance testing guidance, oversight and
resourcing for defined, funded initiatives
Drive innovative testing solutions within a complex, Enterprise
Educate team with Security, Accessibility scans / testing,
Provide guidance and strategy on testing AI/ML powered applications
Attract, hire, empower and develop the best engineers
Driving quality metrics to improve customer quality
Drive release efficiency, reduce regression cyle time, and time to
What does your success look like in the first 90 days?
Knowing your partners, building trust with team, dev and product
Understanding architecture, design and business functionality of
applications / products that you support
Understand Organization goals
Perform current state gap analysis and create a strategy to address
the gaps aligned to goals
Working with team to understand their career passion
What are we looking for?
We want strong collaborators who can deliver a world-class client
experience . We are looking for people who are Digital Savvy,
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 / Masters in computer science or related field
8+ years of experience in Quality Engineering and management
C#, or any other object-oriented programming language), execution,
and maintenance of automated test scripts
Demonstrated ability to define drive and communicate strategy and
vision and influence across the organization is essential
Experience with Jenkins, Bamboo, GIT, SVN, Bit bucket, TFS, Code
Linters, Code Scanners, Code Coverage tools, Selenium Web Driver
and grid/ Watir, cucumber, NUNIT/JUNIT/TESTNG, etc.
Hands-on experience with Web services virtualization, mocking and
stubbing, API test automation, UI automation
Experience with creating dashboards/ providing insights on quality
to the larger organization.
Understanding and implementation of CI/CD/Dev Ops practices, lean
Experience with Agile and Kanban Development Practices
Highly organized, creative, motivated, and passionate about
Ability to effectively inspire and influence teams and partners in
delivering technology enabled business solutions that exceed
Experience with Agile Scrum methodology
Experience with driving transformation at scale
Experience with CI/CD/Dev Ops practices, lean methodologies
Hands on Experience with one of the programming languages - Java,
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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