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Internship / Master Thesis : Enhance User Experience using new NFC capabilities on mobile devices

Lausanne | ELCA Informatique
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Date posted Feb 21, 2024
Job category Software Engineering Level of experience 0 to 3 years
Job type Full time Employment type
Work site Lausanne Company
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About ELCA

We are ELCA, one of the largest Swiss IT tribe with over 2,200 experts. We are multicultural with offices in Switzerland, Spain, Italy, France, Vietnam and Mauritius. Since 1968, our team of engineers, business analysts, software architects, designers and consultants provide tailor-made and standardized solutions to support the digital transformation of major public administrations and private companies in Switzerland. Our activity spans across multiples fields of leading-edge technologies such as AI, Machine & Deep learning, BI/BD, RPA, Blockchain, IoT and CyberSecurity.

Your role

NFC is a technology that allows wireless communication between devices in close proximity. It can be used for various purposes, such as access control, ticketing, payment, and more. But what are the limits and possibilities of NFC on our smartphones ? Can we create new and innovative functions and scenarios for NFC that have not been explored before? 

This is the challenge that you will face in this internship: create a NFC app on mobile but also watch devices that enables secure and convenient access control for different scenarios. You will also replace the need for QR codes or other methods of identification and verification, and demonstrate the convenience and security of using NFC on mobile and watch devices for access control. 

You will join our team of mobile developers, with the support of our UX and security experts. You will work in a challenging and highly innovative environment.



  • Analysis & research of current NFC solutions and mobile and watch NFC technologies

  • Understand the key opportunities and challenges of NFC usage on mobile and watch devices

  • Identify & validate the best solution architecture and design for the NFC app

  • Design and develop a NFC app that showcases the innovation and diversity of using NFC on mobile and watch devices

Our offer

  • › A dynamic work and collaborative environment with a highly motivated multi-cultural and international sites team

  • › Attractive prospects for career path & Personal development through training and coaching

  • › The chance to make a difference in peoples’ life by building innovative solutions

  • › Various internal coding events (Hackathon, Brownbags), see our technical blog

  • › Monthly After-Works organized per locations

  • › Good work-life balance (2 days per week from home)

  • › Attractive pension fund with 3 types of Job Category employees’ contributions

  • › Premium and worldwide coverage with Zurich

Your profile

  • Software engineering and programming

  • Mobile and watch development knowledge (iOS or/and Android)

  • Interest in NFC and its applications

  • Interest in Security design

  • Sensibility to User Experience