Paid Diploma/Master Thesis in the field of Web/Telco API Evaluation

  • The Forschungszentrum Telekommunikation Wien (FTW) is a dynamic company with an international atmosphere that carries out application-oriented research in communication technology. Our mission is to fill the gap between science and industry, pursuing a challenging research program in collaboration with both academic and industrial partners.

    Currently we offer:

    Master thesis in the field of Web/Telco API Evaluation

    We are searching for a computer science student with interest/experience in current web and telecommunication technologies as well as usability research. The work will contribute to the applied research project APSINT that aims to combine Telco functionality and Web 2.0 content/services in an efficient, simple, and secure manner. The work focuses on a two-phase user study that evaluates a JavaScript API allowing web developers to integrate Telco services. The position is envisaged as part-time employment starting as soon as possible.

    Your tasks:

    • Improve and simplify/convert an existing JavaScript library into a jQuery plugin
    • Document the library/plugin
    • Participate in preparing and carrying out a lab test (first phase)
    • Setting up a support system and supporting developers during the second phase of the evaluation
    • Analysis of the gathered data and publishing the results

    Required skills:

    • Strong JavaScript skills and proven experience with current Web technologies (HTML5/CSS3)
    • Experience with jQuery a strong plus
    • Experience with user studies/HCI research a plus
    • Good analytical skills and capability of working structured and independently as well as in a team
    • Fluency in English (for documentation tasks and interactions)

    Please send us a short CV (and certificates if applicable) to:

    FTW Forschungszentrum Telekommunikation Wien GmbH
    attn.: DI Marcin Davies
    Donau-City-Strasse 1
    A-1220 Vienna

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