Salesforce Developer at Lightful, Bristol, 3-6 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Bristol, UK
  • Jan 02, 2020
up to 6 Months

Contract Description

Job title: Contract 3m/6m Salesforce Developer
Location: Bristol or London, flexible working

**N.B Recruitment agencies please do not contact us at Lightful, we already have an exclusive agreement with an agency for both contract and perm**

About Lightful
At Lightful, we passionately believe that technology can play a key role in transforming the beyond - profit sector (charities, social enterprises and non profits). By applying the best of technology and latest innovations, we can help people doing good to do even more good.

Our purpose is to strengthen relationships between people who want a better world and the great causes making it happen. Because we believe that through stronger relationships, we can all make more of an impact. We work across multiple areas and partner with a wide variety of inspirational charities and social enterprises.

Lightful is ambitious and growing quickly. We are well backed by a group of passionate, socially minded investors, and have a 50-person team of smart, and equally passionate, individuals.

We now have an opening for a Salesforce Developer to join our rapidly expanding Lightful Labs team. This role, which will involve working closely with Lightful’s senior clients, global foundations and charities, as well as the entire team. The role will be fast paced, varied, and rewarding.

Lightful Beliefs and Values
Our Beliefs and Values are integral to the Lightful culture.

The Lightful Values are:

  • To act with audacity while remembering humility
  • To understand the importance of both listening and leadership
  • To practice generosity whilst showing accountability
  • These all lay on the foundation of respect and integrity

The Lightful beliefs are:

  • We believe technology is key to transforming the sector
    • With simplified technology, we can make it easier for good people to support great causes
  • We believe great causes deserve more help
    • We’re committed to being the partner great causes deserve
  • We believe people should get more from doing good
    • We want people to feel more joy supporting the causes they care about
  • We believe strong relationships are key
    • We want to make relationships between good people and great causes and more meaningful


  • Work on projects to develop new user features, update and constantly refining existing feature sets
  • Build reusable code, components and libraries for future use
  • Ownership of allocated tickets in sprint and including clarification, development and deployment within sprint timelines
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders to review other development work

Key Skills Requirements.

  • 3+ years of Salesforce development
  • Certified to a minimum of Platform Developer 1 and nearing Platform Developer 2 certification
  • Proficient understanding of custom development of Lightning components
  • Proficient understanding of Apex code, Javascript and Visualforce
  • Very experienced in Salesforce configuration, maintenance, installation of 3rd party apps
  • Ability to own allocated tickets in environment within sprint with initial testing, raising Pull
  • Requests, testing, and debugging, as well as managing timelines and producing technical documentation
  • Experience in custom development of Salesforce communities
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, specifically GIT
  • Experience presenting development work that you have completed
  • Knowledge of web markup, including HTML5, CSS is a plus
  • Experience integrating with other external systems
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them
  • Good understanding of Accessibility principles is desirable
  • Experience participating in Agile Development Life Cycle methodologies
  • Experience in working with Salesforce NPSP and HEDA packages and non profit processes is an advantage

Personal qualities

  • A creative thinker and problem solver
  • A keen eye for component design and emerging trends
  • Committed Salesforce developer who actively researches new Salesforce functionality
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise since services may be required on different projects at the same time
  • A self-motivated individual who can work well within a team-oriented environment as well as independently
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to incorporate best practices outlined by the business
  • Excellent team player with a positive, fun and can-do attitude