Job Opening

Lead Software Developer*

Location: Carlsbad, CA

General Information

  • Salary Range: Salary $96k – $125k


Facilitate organizational change and promote continuous improvement by leading the development and maintenance of essential business application software.

  • Leads the evaluation, design, development, modification and testing of programs for supported functional areas. Support existing applications on a 24×7 basis as a member of an applications on-call support process.
  • Leads business liaisons and technical teams in the evaluation of software to address business process, functional requirements and system goals
  • Contributes to the development and maintenance of policies, standards, and guidelines to ensure that a consistent development framework is applied across the company.
  • Ensures lower level associates adhere to framework .
  • Develop software estimates and maintain project schedules and develop business application software at an expert level.
  • May provide direction to other developers relative to advanced technical topics.
  • Performs code and unit test reviews as required.
  • Coordinates with vendors to resolve any issues in functionality and may serve as a point of escalation. Assists in the evaluation of new technologies and service offerings.
  • Provides technical leadership that allows the team to expand their technical skills and professional development.
  • Leads the creation of the technical components needed for a business case, ROI analysis, specifications and requirement documents
  • Leads system testing efforts, as well as develop and execute test plans and implementation schedules.
  • Promotes organizational learning by developing documentation and providing training.


Position Requires:

  • BS or BA in Computer Science, Business Administration or related field required. Advanced degree preferred
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience directly supporting packaged or custom software applications in a software developer capacity. Position is distinguished from lower positions by a mastered proficiency with software development, system integrations, and ability to solve highly complex technical problems.
  • Proven ability to manage and lead large IT projects.
  • Strong ability to merge business process and technical concepts together to innovate creative solutions.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing business requirements and quickly troubleshoot problems that may arise in software code and propose multiple options.
  • Mastered understanding and use of software development lifecycle methodologies (e.g. Waterfall, Agile, etc.), modeling techniques, such as prototyping, wireframe diagramming, and UML diagramming.
  • Knowledge of specific application architecture, data structure, business process functionality, configuration options and integration methods and the ability to apply this knowledge to address business problems of high complexity.
  • Proficiency in testing software (unit and performance) and associated end-to-end processes, as well as developing test plans to test software code.
  • Ability to interact with associates from multiple disciplines and at various levels in an organization. Ability to build strong relationships within the company and with external partners.
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts both verbally and in written form.
  • Strong leadership and negotiation skills with vendors and technical groups.
  • Proven presentation skills both formal and informal.

Candidates meeting the qualifications listed above are invited to submit their resume along with salary requirements to: (**Please attach resumes in “MS Word Form ONLY” and you must reference just LSD-040518 in the subject line**)

Acushnet Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled. Acushnet Company offers competitive salaries to commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefit package consisting of medical & dental; 401(k) savings plan; tuition assistance; life & disability insurance; vacations/holidays; on site wellness programs / facility; etc. and generous product discounts.