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Tech Lead to IST Products

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At IST Products, we contribute to changing schools and how we learn, every day. We strive for creating a positive impact on society through products and solutions that give more people the chance to learn more.

Now we are looking for an experienced Tech Lead to join our teams in our HQ in Växjö.

About IST Products

IST Products is where our next generation of administration software for schools and childcare is developed. Our products help the students, parents, teachers and managers to spend more time on what’s important, through responsiveness and automation.

We always strive for continuous improvement - of both our processes and products - and we dedicate much of our capacity to do so, each sprint. We encourage an innovative mind-set and distributed responsibilities to trigger commitment in each individual and team, enabling development of you as an individual as well as your profession.

 About the job

A Tech Lead at IST Products is a team based role working part time as a developer, but also having extended responsibilities regarding solution architecture and authority regarding technical decisions in your team.

A Tech Lead works closely with our Architect, and our team Tech Leads, on technical matters ranging from regular product development to softer issues like defining and maintaining technical strategies and guidelines. Typical product development tasks for a Tech Lead could be maintaining a healthy micro service eco-system as features are added, identifying and managing the team’s technical debt and prioritizing technical work.

Your profile

We are looking for a full-stack Tech Lead to join a team leading our frontend development. So while your emphasis will be on front end, backend experience is crucial and required.

To be the right person for this job, you have several years of experience as a developer in both backend and frontend. You are keen on new technologies and work in a structured manner. You will cooperate with a lot of people outside of your team and are therefore a good communicator.

Besides being tech savvy, you understand that aspects of development such as readable and testable code, an ease of operation, and an outstanding UX (including performance considerations), are highly important success factors for any software.

The following skills and experience are required or highly valuable;

  • Solution architecture
  • Java 8+
  • Javascript, Node.js, Vue.js
  • HTML5, CSS
  • Docker, Rancher, Kubernetes
  • SQL, NoSQL
  • REST
  • Linux


We’re looking to recruit one person for this position. Please send us your application as soon as possible.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please don’t hesitate to call or email!


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Things to work with

Our values are:

  • Honest

    We are trustworthy and reliable. We always keep our promises and we never promise more than we can deliver, therefor we can – and want to be – held accountable for our actions and decisions. We value transparency at all times, internally as well as externally. Trust is the foundation to great development.

  • Professional

    We are business oriented and work with customer benefits in focus in everything we do. Our confidence and common sense govern our actions, helping us provide our customers, as well as our colleagues and partners, with qualified solutions to real problems. We are prepared for, and welcome, change which we believe will drive us forward.

  • Creative

    We are passionate about new ideas and we continuously develop, integrate and find use for new technology. Through cooperation and communication we make the most of our resources and find new ways to help schools improve and be more efficient. We understand that interaction and empowered teams will help people grow and the better we are at helping each other, the better the outcome.

How we are and how we act at IST

Every employee at IST is a TwISTer. We are different and unique. This is a great strength – always finding ways of connecting, cooperating and collaborating to bring our different experiences, knowledge and personalities together. We have an open climate, choose dialogue over confrontation and listen before we speak. We believe that a sense of community is most likely to thrive amongst shared goals, within a common culture. Our values are our common ground. They say something about what we find important, what we are proud of and what we strive towards.

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