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At IST Products we strive for creating a positive impact on society through products and solutions that give more people the chance to learn more. We have a busy time ahead of us, and we’re searching for several people to join us as we take on these new challenges. One of the roles we’re looking for is a Tech Lead with full-stack experience to join our HQ in Växjö. 

Who we are 

IST Group is one of the largest suppliers of solutions and services for schools and pre-schools in the Nordic region with over half of the municipalities in Denmark, Norway and Sweden as customers. We are 450 employees spread over nine offices in four countries. 

Our key objective is to empower the learning process by providing schools with the IT solutions and services needed to make the most of the time, money and resources invested. With everything we do, we aim to deliver the best possible value and experience to our users, parents, teachers, students, and administrators. 

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’ helps the staff, students and parents through responsiveness and automation to enable them to spend more time on what’s important, to Learn More. 

Business Unit Products always strives for continuous improvement, of both our processes and products. We encourage an innovative mind-set and distributed responsibilities to trigger an engagement in each individual and teams, and thereby enabling development of the individual and their 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. 

Who you are 

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 both 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. 

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. 

Competence and experience 

The following skills and experience are required or highly valuable; 

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


If this sounds like the right challenge for you, make sure to apply as soon as possible at We will not consider applications submitted by e-mail. Apply before Friday the 6th of March - but don’t wait, applications are processed continuously. 
If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to send us an e-mail or give us a call. We’re looking forward to hearing from you! 

For more information, get in contact with Hanna Kullsten, HR Manager at or the recruiting manager Tor Händevik, Head of Development at

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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Växjö (HQ)

Ingelstadsvägen 9
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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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