This opportunity is based in Lausanne

(Internship / Master Thesis) EGovernment portal building blocks


The demand for online services is growing more and more in Switzerland. This is especially true in the field of the administration, where citizens need easily accessible and centralized services. Moreover, the federalism of our country provides a very interesting challenge in this area, because it is important to be able to take into consideration the three levels that are the Confederation, the cantons and the communes.


Activities: you will create and develop a platform, based on Java technologies, that meets the current needs in terms of eGovernment portal. The different elements like user interface, workflow processing, data storage, security as well as communication with third-party systems must be addressed. Flexibility and usability are two important characteristics of this platform. The developed solution will be used as a basis for the future eGovernment platform @ELCA.


What you will learn: requirement engineering, software architecture and design in Java, development in Java and integration of third-party libraries, working in an industry context, working in a team.


Keywords: Java, micro-services, API, databases, eGovernment, data security, usability, B2C, B2B.

In this role

  • Refine the rough requirements for such an eGovernement platform
  • Choose the best suited building blocks for this platform, based on the refined requirements (these building blocks can be for example open-source libraries)
  • Define the architecture of the platform, based on the chosen building blocks
  • Implement a proof-of-concept, based on the architecture and using the chosen building blocks.

What we offer

Join our team as intern and you will find a young, dynamic and culturally diverse working environment.

About your profile

  • Affinity for software architecture and design
  • Development in Java
  • Ability to speak and write well in English
  • Independent, communicative

If you are INTERESTED in applying for this position, please send us your complete application (CV, cover letter, letter of reference, diplomas and certificates).

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