Integration Lead

Are you looking to join a dynamic team that works together to promote and conserve the true spirit of the game of golf?

From the USGA Handicap System to national amateur and open championships, to modernizing the delivery of the game’s Rules and supporting sustainable golf course management practices, the United States Golf Association promotes the health of a game that inspires, challenges, and rewards like nothing else can.

The Integration Lead is responsible for the overall design, development, testing and implementation of solutions and mapping business requirements to systems/technical requirements.  This includes custom developed and COTS configuration/solutions.  In addition, the Integration Lead has the technical skills and experience needed to develop cost effective, timely solutions that meet functional and performance requirements while focusing on component reuse.  The ideal Integration Lead candidate has demonstrated the ability to adapt to technology shifts over time.  These skills include the ability to define, influence, and communicate technical direction, to make decisions, to be driven and work autonomously in order to ensure the successful implementation of solutions.  Leading, mentoring, assigning tasks and assisting individual contributors is also a requirement for this position.  The Integration Lead must work collaboratively with other team members across technical disciplines.



Warren, NJ 07059


What You Can Expect:

  • Understand and transform business requirements into scalable/manageable solution architecture and design specifications
  • Develop strong business relationships with business areas responsible
  • Partner with other functions across IT (PM, BA, EA, Security, Operations) to ensure collaboration, consistency, quality and timeliness of solutions
  • Lead and manage developers in the delivery of custom solutions or COTS configurations/customizations that follow USGA standard SDLC process
  • Ensure self and development team adheres to USGA design and development patterns and standards
  • Maintain and enhance integration solutions, including off-hours support of business critical integration solutions
  • Ensure proper response and resolution to issues and errors
  • Provide mentoring on advanced development concepts and technical capabilities to developers
  • Define standards to guide solution decisions in relation to integration for the enterprise
  • Create prototypes and authoring detailed interaction specifications
  • Work closely with other Solution Architecture/Designers to ensure consistency and quality of solutions and knowledge sharing
  • Continuous improvement and exploration of industry standards and technology advances
  • Be a subject matter expert of your technology components, including its architecture, features and functionality, user experience, and connections to other parts of the platform
  • Grow your knowledge of our product portfolio and the associated enabling technology
  • Oversee the work of your assigned technical team members and external vendor
  • Assign tasks and responsibilities, monitor progress, and ensure timely and quality work
  • Assure that the team is utilizing proper architectural and development standards
  • Coach and mentor the technical team members in the architectural and development standards


What You Bring to the USGA:

  • A BA/BS or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of experience with SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) / ESB (Enterprise Service Bus)
  • 3+ years of Team Management Experience (off-shore team management a plus)
  • Hands-on and Hands-off management experience
  • Advanced Experience with TIBCO integration products desired (TIBCO BusinessWorks)
  • Experience with Workflow and Business rule technologies
  • Advanced integration experience with industry standard integration products
  • Advanced experience with Message and Queueing technologies
  • Intermediate knowledge of database platforms
  • Intermediate Experience using Java or a JAVA IDE
  • Intermediate knowledge of SDLC, code management concepts and platforms
  • Advanced knowledge of at least one programming language such as .NET
  • Knowledge of all aspects of enterprise architecture
  • Strong understanding of PaaS, SaaS and CaaS architecture
  • Detailed knowledge of web services (SOAP, REST) and common web-based data-interchange mechanisms (JSON, XML)
  • Experience with Azure or other cloud technologies
  • Current experience working with Microsoft on premise, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and Hybrid environment projects
  • Ability to architect, design and develop using cloud principles
  • Ability to diagnose, research and prototype innovative technology in a cloud environment
  • Must have experience working on individual and group projects
  • Experience in mobile and responsive development a plus (iOS and Android)
  • Understanding of the technical architecture of web applications, mobile and media products
  • Excellent organization skills; creativity and objective-oriented focus
  • Client service experience either in consulting or another field
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • SDLC Tools Sets and Methodologies including Atlassian Suite and VSO (JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo)
  • Knowledge of source code control tools (Subversion, Stash, Git, Github, Team Foundation Server)
  • Extensive experience using Agile and Application Lifecycle Management including experience with paired programming, continuous integration, test driven development
  • Must be a team leader who understands the importance of teamwork, collaboration and open communication
  • Background in technology, design and development of enterprise platforms
  • Excellent organization skills; creativity and objective-oriented focus
  • Experience with golf industry technology is not required but would be a bonus
  • Excellent customer focus skills


To Apply:

Please click on the following link to apply: Integration Lead


About the USGA:

The USGA celebrates, serves and advances the game of golf worldwide.  Founded in 1894, we conduct golf’s premier professional and amateur championships, including the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open.  With The R&A, we govern the sport via a global set of playing, equipment and amateur status rules.  Our operating jurisdiction for these governance functions includes the United States, its territories and Mexico.  The USGA Handicap System is utilized in more than 40 countries and our Course Rating System covers 95 percent of the world’s golf courses, enabling all golfers to play on an equitable basis.  The USGA campus in Liberty Corner, New Jersey, is home to the Association’s Research and Test Center, where science and innovation are fueling a healthy and sustainable game for the future.  The campus is also home to the USGA Golf Museum, where we honor the game by curating the world’s most comprehensive archive of golf artifacts.  To learn more, visit


The United States Golf Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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