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Reporting Automation Developer Student - 4 Month Winter Term



Software Engineering
Waterloo, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Worker Sub-Type:

Student (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

Today, BlackBerry® is a transformed company. We’re no longer about the smartphone, what we once did for smartphones is what we’re now doing for Enterprise of Things (EoT) – envisioning, enabling and securing new forms of communication that are connecting the business world in extraordinary new ways. We have the most complete and advanced end-to-end solutions to enable EoT, and our ideas lead the way in the hottest markets like cybersecurity, SaaS, neural networks and autonomous vehicles.

Today our software is trusted by the world’s most important organizations, including all of the G7, 16 of the G20, NATO, financial firms, healthcare providers and educational institutions. BlackBerry technology is further embedded in millions of ‘things.’ You can find BlackBerry in smart watches, medical devices, cars, trains, robots, smart meters, TV broadcast equipment, wind turbines, hydroelectric plants, pilot training simulators, mail-sorting machines and, of course, tablets and smartphones just to name a few.

Position Summary

As a student at BlackBerry, you will be an important part of our culture and integral in the success of our business. BlackBerry provides you the opportunity to be amazing! We offer a dynamic work environment where you are encouraged to achieve your highest potential and the opportunity to extend your work term is a distinct possibility.

Working as a Reporting Automation Developer Student, you will be involved in the development of back-end applications. You will work on software for a variety of automation applications. This includes requirements, feasibility, design and development, integration, designer verification, test and deployment support. You will be provided with the unique opportunity to gain experience with software development with an industry leader.

Location: Waterloo, ON

Length of Term: 4 Months

What you will do

Responsibilities include the design, implementation, maintenance and support of back-end software solutions in Service Engineering and Operations.

Who we are looking for

  • Currently pursuing a degree or diploma in the field of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or a related post-secondary program

  • Experience developing object-oriented and web applications, and a general knowledge of how they work

  • Experience working with API’s and relational databases and SQL

  • Practical experience with Python, AngularJS, JavaScript, .NET, and PHP (or ASP.NET)

  • Exposure to real time operating systems and Active Directory \ Access Management

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Resourceful self-starter who can collaborate

Above and beyond

  • Tools: Excel, QlikView, Grafana

  • Systems: GIT, MSSQL\MySQL, VMware, Linux, JIRA

  • Active Directory \ Access Management

  • Python • Front end wizardry - HTML, CSS, and any other relevant "web 2.0 skills” (Bootstrap, AJAX, etc.)

  • Exposure to software design, client-server, and multi-threaded concepts are additional assets

  • Agile development methodology

  • Source control systems – Git/Subversion

  • Workflow design/development skills

Student Life at Blackberry

  • Growth Mindset: employees have access to skills training and professional development courses, mentorship programs as well as unlimited access to our on-demand learning platform.
  • Commitment to Wellness: employees have access to events that support physical, mental and financial wellness. We host wellness sessions, fitness courses, discounts to local gyms and offer a 24/7 Employee Assistant Program (EAP).
  • Highly collaborative teams and a supportive workplace environment, with organization-wide events and a student social committee.
  • Employee Perks: we have snack and beverage programs at all locations. Students also have access to discounts for local stores, transportation, restaurants and activities.

See more about the student program at BlackBerry over on our Instagram @BlackBerryStudentLife

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