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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 an experienced developer 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 

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! 

Who you are 

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

We have a microservices architecture, so knowledge of events and REST APIs are desirable, and with our web-based nature you are also willing to learn related front-end technologies. 

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. 

Competence and experience 

The following skills and experience are required or highly valuable; 

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


If this sound like the right challenge for you, make sure to apply as soon as possible at We will not consider applications submitted by e-mail. 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
352 34 Växjö (HQ) Directions View page

We are the TwISTers

Everyone of us working at IST is a TwISTer. We're 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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