Open-source model and how to get involved

This Thursday 23 March 2017, the Computer Science Society of University of Nicosia co-organizes with IEEE UNic, the event The Open-Source Model – How to get Involved.

The main supporters of the event is ACM Cyprus and IEEE Cyprus.

The event will take place at room M208 from 18:00 to 20:00.

The speaker is the Chairman of ACM Cyprus Chapter, Dr. Gjermundrod Kjell Harald.

In this talk the open-source model of software development will be presented. A short history of this community with the key participants (like Richard Stallman and Linus Torvalds) will be overviewed along with various examples of open-source licenses (e.g. GNU General Public License, BSD, etc.). In addition, ways on how you as a student can get involved in the open-source community and what is expected of its members will be discussed.

Coffee and pastries will be available for the participants as well as IEEE “swags”.

U-TX Trainee Positions through the IEEE Action for Industry

by gmichael

TRAINEE POSITIONS (Electrical Engineers/ Computer Engineers / Software Developers)

THE COMPANY

U-TX Technologies LTD is an R&D company providing innovative technological solutions for cellular telecom and asset security markets. U-TX solutions consist of proprietary hardware, firmware and software which provides the building blocks that provisions the creation of unique communication networks – all in accordance with local laws and world-wide standards.

JOB DESCRIPTION

U-TX Technologies in collaboration with IEEE Cyprus Section, under the Action for Industry (AfI) initiative, offers trainee positions for Electrical Engineers, Computer Engineers and Software Developers to recent graduates in order to gain experience in electronic design, wireless telecommunications, hardware/software engineering and software development in a leading company.

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Recent Graduate in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science,
    or other related field.
  • The candidates should have hardware and/or software basic skills.
  • Knowledge of one or more of the areas below will be an advantage:
    • Software:
      • High Level programming (C/C++, Microsoft .NET)
      • Embedded systems programming
      • Wireless Communication systems
      • Signal processing
    • Hardware:
      • Hands-on experience in electronics
      • Electronics circuit design
      • Printed circuit board prototyping / Fault finding
      • Microprocessors coding
      • Wireless Communication systems

SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Passion for Hardware/Software Development and technology in general
  • Hunger to learn and continuously improve
  • Excellent English
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team

EMPLOYMENT TERMS

The candidate must be eligible to participate in Human Resources Development Authority of Cyprus Programmes. For details, click here.

Full-time, 6-month contract which it may be renewed.

Satisfactory salary depending on qualifications.

The position does not include 13th salary.

LOCATION

U-TX Technologies Headquarters, New Port Area, Limassol

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae (CV) via e-mail to Mr. Agathoklis Papadopoulos at agathoklis.papadopoulos@u-tx.com and cc to the Cyprus Section Industry Ambassador, Mrs Maria Efthimiou at maria_efthimiou@ieee.org

Applicants should be members of IEEE. To join IEEE click here.

CVs must be in English language

Application Deadline: 24 Feb 2017

[pdf]: UTX-TraineePositions