Salesforce Developer

Lightful Labs · LONDON, London, City of
Department Lightful Labs
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Job title: Salesforce Developer

Salary: Competitive

Location: London or Bristol, flexible working


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 Values

Our Values are integral to the Lightful culture:

  • 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  


  • 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 ensure client work is delivered on time 

Key Skills Requirements 

  •  3+ years of working in Salesforce development
  •  Certified to a minimum of Platform Developer 1 and nearing Platform Developer 2 certification level or equivalent experience
  •  Proficient understanding of Apex code, Javascript and Visualforce
  • Experienced in Salesforce configuration, maintenance, installation of 3rd party apps
  • Able to own allocated tickets within sprint from development, pull requests and deployment
  • Experienced in peer testing and debugging and providing feedback to other members of the development team
  • Experience in custom development of Experience integrating with other external systems
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, specifically GIT
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and Accessibility principles and how to manage them 
  • Experience participating in Agile Development Life Cycle methodologies
  • Experience in working with Salesforce Communities, NPSP and HEDA packages and non profit processes is an advantage
  • Knowledge of Angular, Lightning Web Components, web markup, including HTML5, CSS is an advantage

Personal Qualities 

  • A creative thinker and problem solver
  • 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


You will be a part of our vibrant culture that fosters personal growth and development. As we expand, you will be given the opportunity to thrive in a close-knit team environment. 


Other benefits include:

  • Amazing office in Second Home Shoreditch, London or Framework, Bristol
  • Free coffee, tea, fruit and treats in the office
  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Free gym, yoga and meditation (At Second Home)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Personal development programme
  • Stock options - every team member shares in the success of Lightful
  • And many many more


Additional Requirement

Eligible to work in the UK without the need of visa support/sponsorship

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  • Location
    LONDON, London, City of
  • Department
    Lightful Labs
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience