Our People

As a knowledge-intensive organization, operating in a highly-competitive environment, IST places a strong emphasis on the qualities, skills, personality characteristics and potential of its people.

We have adopted an open-door policy, a balanced matrix organization structure, while we incorporate knowledge-management and ideation-management practices, in order to enhance our Research & Development process, as well as our innovation capabilities.

Moreover, IST is characterized by a friendly, casual culture, which places an emphasis on collaboration, team-building, knowledge dissemination as well as efficiency and effectiveness.

Average (mean) age of our people (as at 31 December 2021): 34 years

An Array of Incentives


We invest heavily in the frequent and on-going training of all our people, through participation in seminars, forums, crash-courses, subscriptions to specialty journals, as well as memberships in special interest groups and associations.

We strive to offer our people a strong set of tools for career development, so as to help them realize their potential.

A Highly Skilled Team


We currently employ a significant number of full-time individuals, each with significant experience in his / her field of expertise.

All of our people have graduated from recognized academic institutions and have multi-year hands-on field experience.

Furthermore, all of our people can communicate fluently in at least one foreign language.

Current academic level statistics (as at 31 December 2021):

  • Master's & PhD Degree (University, Technical University, Polytechnic, College): 32% of employees

  • Bachelor's Degree & Postgraduate Diploma (University, Technical University, College): 62% of employees

  • Vocational education (IEK, KEK) & Undergraduate Diploma / Advanced Diploma (University, College): 6% of employees

A Versatile and Diverse Employee Mix


We make a constant effort to ensure staffing levels are maintained with the proper employee mix.

Current employee mix statistics (as at 31 December 2021):

  • Software Developers / Engineers (Senior, Medior, Junior): 71% of employees

  • Project Managers / Business Analysts / IT Specialists: 21% of employees

  • Management / Marketing / Business Development / Administration / Financial Services / HR: 8% of employees

A Flexible Workplace Policy


Depending on the job description, job requirements and other variables, our people may be able to choose the type of work model they prefer to utilize (on-site, remote, hybrid).

Current work model statistics (as at 31 December 2021):

  • On-site: 15% of employees

  • Remote: 30% of employees

  • Hybrid: 55% of employees

An Agile Structure


We have adopted a matrix management structure, which allows team members to share information more readily across task boundaries, while bolstering an agile and flexible operating model.

The matrix structure allows for specialization that can increase depth of knowledge and allows for professional development and career progression to be managed.

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