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Software Development Student - 8 Month Winter Term

Blackberry

Blackberry

Software Engineering
Waterloo, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, September 16, 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

The Software Developer Student will be based in Waterloo and work on the Enterprise Software Development team on the leading edge of Unified Endpoint Security. The successful individual will work with senior team members and be part of exciting new projects in the BlackBerry Spark product suite.

Location: Waterloo, ON

Length of Term: 8 Months

What you will do

  • Implementation of features and bug-fixes in a client-server architecture

  • Unit testing and test automation

  • Participation in daily scrums, sprint planning meetings and demos to product owners

Who we are looking for

  • Currently enrolled in a relevant post-secondary program

  • Familiar with one of more of Java, C#, React/Javascript, and the capability and enthusiasm to learn the rest

  • Ability to take initiative and work well individually and as part of a team

Additional Assets

  • Previous test automation experience would be an asset

  • Interest in security would be considered an asset

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

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40