Websites & Applications Developer

Mary’s Meals is a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal – that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education. We continue to change the lives of 1.4 million children who will today receive a Mary’s Meal. With 64 million children still out of school and millions more attending classes too hungry to learn, our work has only just begun. We welcome all into the Mary’s Meals family and we believe everyone has something important to contribute to our amazing work.

Mary’s Meals International is delighted to be recruiting for a talented Web Developer to join our growing IT team here in Glasgow. This is an amazing opportunity for you to utilise your talents to create positive change in the world and you will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with our in-house teams, stakeholders and external development partners. Working in an Agile environment, you will have the opportunity to work across a variety of exciting projects and technologies, creating real impact across the global movement.

Delivering technical change and support across our global suite of websites, applications and industry leading SalesForce CRM, you will play a key role in supporting the global family as we strive to become more self sufficient in our digital and IT initiatives. Mary’s Meals have made a long-term commitment to technology as an enabler for future growth and we offer the opportunity to support our movement in a dynamic, inclusive, values driven environment with a real focus on personal development and flexible working.

Reporting to our IT Applications Lead, your key duties will include:  

  • supporting the development and implementation of application roadmaps in line with overall global IT strategy
  • developing and maintaining global websites for National Affiliates based on global Communication team specifications, providing support and challenging to ensure optimal output
  • delivering Global Websites and IT Applications solutions and maintenance
  • acting as second level support for applications and websites
  • collaborating with Business Analysts, testers and product owners on functional specifications for website /application configuration, interfaces & role design
  • working with our 3rd party development partners development and deployment policies
  • performing configuration and development changes and collaborating with 3rd party developers to establish technical vision and future development operation efficiencies; and
  • developing websites and applications that adhere to the requirements of our test strategy, scenarios, test scripts and reporting progress. 

Degree qualified or equivalent, you will bring proven experience of web development with the desire to grow and develop yourself. Experience of utilising object-oriented PHP and working in a test driven environment is essential and you will bring a positive approach to problem solving. Some of the technologies we utilise are; Java, Javascript, multiple CMS, Apex, APIs, HTML5, PHP and CSS/SASS.

You will also bring:

  • CMS development and implementation experience
  • experience in common third-party APIs (Google, Facebook, Salesforce); and
  • experience of delivering functionality to enhance user experience.

Mary’s Meals is a values driven organisation, we believe in the innate goodness of people, respect the dignity of every human being and family life and believe in good stewardship of the resources entrusted to us. In line with our values Mary’s Meals is fully committed to a culture of safeguarding.

To apply please send your CV and a covering note– outlining what attracts you to Mary’s Meals International and this post in particular – to: jobs.MMI@marysmeals.org

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