AVP - Senior SDWAN Network Engineer at LPL Financial (2023)

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Location:Fort Mill, South Carolina; Austin, Texas; San Diego, California

Other locations:TX-Austin, CA-Remote, CA-San Diego

Job ID:R-029085

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LPL is an entrepreneurial, transformational financial services company that drives growth and provides exciting opportunities for our clients, their clients and our own employees. Here you can dream up new ideas for financial services, implement solutions on modern platforms, and take advantage of digital-first technologies, all as we evolve to a cloud-based technology organization. Join us and find out all there is to do with the largest independent stockbroker in the US and a Fortune 500 company.

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  • Communicator
  • proactive
  • entrepreneur
  • collaborative
  • Curious
  • team player

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Senior Vice President, Technology

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Distinguished Architect

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We've created a fantastic environment at LPL, but we're not done yet. Join us in an exciting transformation as we embrace our in-house fintech and define the future of wealth management technology.

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  • maternity and paternity leave

  • 401(k) and ESPP

  • Professional development

  • flexibility

  • health and wellness programs

  • Agile environment and collaboration

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job identificationR-029085 Release date30.03.2023

You are a team player. Are you curious to learn? Are you interested in significant projects? Would you like to work with the latest technology? Are you interested in being part of a team that works to transform and do things differently? Then LPL Financial is the place for you!

LPL Financial (Nasdaq: LPLA) was formed on the principle that the firm should work for the adviser, not the other way around. Today, LPL is a leader* in the markets we serve, supporting more than 18,000 financial advisors, 800 institutional investment programs, and 450 independent RIA firms across the country. We support our advisor-centric model and believe that Americans deserve access to personalized advice from a financial advisor. At LPL, independence means that consultants have the freedom they deserve to choose the business model, services and technological resources that allow them to carry out their perfect practice. And they have the freedom to manage their customer relationships because they know their customers best. Simply put, we take care of our consultants so they can take care of their clients.

Job Overview:

LPL is seeking a Senior Network Engineer and this individual will be responsible for the design, engineering, and operations of campus local area and wide area networks in a multi-data center environment. The role relates directly to providing scalable, robust, and secure network solutions to LPLs, our consultants, and their clients.


  • Design and development of local campus and data center network solutions

  • Configuration and implementation of cloud-based and on-premises network technologies

  • Design, Deployment and Management of Wide Area Networks of MPLS, DIA and SDWAN

  • Solve complex problems and identify the root cause of problems and drive continuous improvement of the platform

  • Participate in a waiting time change

What are we searching for

we wantstrong employees who can deliver a first class customer experience. We are looking for people who are successful in afast moving environment, are customer oriented, team oriented, and are capable of executing encouraginglycreativityYcontinuous improvement.


  • Extensive experience with Viptela SDWAN

  • Minimum five years of experience supporting data center core networks andSetup/Troubleshootingof Cisco switches and routers

  • Experience in configuration and development of campus wireless networks.

  • Security hardening and controls for network devices

  • Expert knowledge of dynamic routing protocols such as OSPF and BGP

  • Experience using network monitoring and logging tools such as SolarWinds, LiveNX, ELK to perform regular network performance and compliance analysis

  • Experience in network optimization, reporting and long-term planning

Basic skills:

  • Ability to generate and read packet captures for wired and wireless networks for advanced troubleshooting and optimization of network traffic

  • Develop network standards in accordance with technology and industry best practices.

  • Demonstrated ability to meet established deadlines and manage multiple projects.

  • Hands-on experience and engineering-level experience with Cisco switches such as the Nexus 9000, 7000, 5000, and 2000 switches

  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, both oral and written, with the ability to articulate others with business acumen and educate others on complex technology.

  • Experience in the design, architecture, planning and implementation of routing, switching and data center solutions and strategies in multi-vendor environments.


  • Recent certification as a Cisco Certified Design Professional and/or Cisco Certified Network Professional is preferred, but not required

  • Experience with ACI and/or DNAC/SDA is a plus

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or comparable professional experience

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Salary range:

$102,280 to $153,420/year

The salary range depends on a number of factors, including the applicant's skills, experience, and workplace.

Why LLP?

At LPL, we believe that objective financial advice 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 advisory services. We offer you a work environment that fosters your creativity and growth, a leadership team that supports and responds to you, and the opportunity to forge a career that knows no boundaries, just incredible potential.

AreA team on a mission.We take care of our consultants so they can take care of their clients.

Because our company is neither too big nor too small, you can seize the opportunity to make a real difference. We are committed to supportingEquality in the workplace and taking into account the different perspectives and backgrounds of our employees.We also care about our communities and encourage our employees to do the same. This creates an environment in which you can do your best work.

Would you like to hear from our employees what it is like to work at LPL?check it out!

We take social responsibility seriously.learn more here

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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 for this position. For directors only. EOE.

Information about job interviews:

LPL only communicates with a job applicant directly from a@lplfinancial.comemail address and will never conduct an interview online or in any chat room forum. During an interview, LPL will not request any form of payment or bank or credit card information from the applicant. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact LPL's Human Resources Solutions Center at (800) 877-7210.

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