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Backend and full-stack developers to IST Products

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Are you happy doing what you’re doing? Or do you want to do something that matters, for real? For our society, our children and our future. Then welcome to IST, we change schools!

Business Unit Products within IST Group is looking for a whole bunch of developers to join our teams in our HQ in Växjö.  

About IST Products 

Business Unit Products is the department within the IST Group that produces our next generation of administrative software for the school and childcare domain. Our products’ enables the staff, students and parents to spend more time on what’s important, to Learn More. 

Development within IST Products always strives for continuous improvement, of both our processes and products, and we spend a big part of our capacity to do so, each iteration! We encourage an innovative mind-set and distributed responsibilities to trigger an engagement in each individual and team, and thereby enabling development of the individual and your profession. 

About the job 

You will join the development department and one of our cross functional development teams consisting of developers, testers, a tech lead and a product owner. We believe in self organizing teams which will give you both freedom, responsibility and involvement while developing you team’s systems – making work technically challenging and fun for all! 

We strive for a truly innovative culture and have multiple activities or methods to boost innovation. We are using modern technologies such as Docker, Rancher/Kubernetes, Vue.js, Octopus Deploy and are constantly evaluating our next improvements! 

Your profile 

We look for either newly graduated, junior or more senior developers to work with both backend services and frontend UI systems. 

You enjoy working in a team – as a team – and like us, you really believe in the agile methodologies and processes. 

We believe you have good communication skills and not only like to contribute to your team and the people around you but also to the organization as a whole. As a person you show great responsibility, tend to make things happen and you welcome change. We expect you to enjoy being part of an agile and healthy changing environment. 

Backend profile 

You have experience in Java – or similar languages but are willing to learn. Our tech stack also includes Spring, Hibernate, Junit, Tomcat, Oracle, MongoDB and more.  

We have a micro service architecture so events and REST API’s is a given, and with our web-based nature you are also willing to learn related front-end technologies. 

Full-stack profile 

Besides Java and other things from the backend profile, you enjoy working with web and JavaScript, such as Vue.js. You will need the ability to think from a user perspective and it’s not negative if you have a sense for graphic design. 


Now you know more about us. So, let us get to know you a bit more as well! Send your application via the button below, not later than April 21st. Let us know why you would be the perfect match in terms of experience and competences, but don’t forget to describe who you are. Looking forward to hearing from you soon! Please note that interviews might commence before last day for applying. 

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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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