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Software Testing Development Student - 4 Month Winter Term



Ottawa, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, September 16, 2023

Worker Sub-Type:

Student (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

On the Engineering Services Testing team, the co-op position involves designing, implementing and executing automated and manual testing of QNX software. In this role, the student will learn about QNX device platform software in depth and apply that knowledge to develop the test infrastructure.

Location: Ottawa, Farrar

Length of Term: 4 months


  • Requirement analysis

  • Automated and manual test case planning and design

  • Log defects found in JIRA

  • Investigate issues found, report on the quality and performance of new software builds

  • Verify fixes and implement software systems to automate as much of these tasks as possible.

  • Work directly with software developers and testers at QNX and BlackBerry who are industry experts on embedded systems and implementations

  • Network testing


  • Currently pursuing post-secondary education in a related field

  • Familiarity with QNX, Linux or other UNIX-like operating systems

  • Programming experience in C, Python and shell scripting

  • Basic network knowledge

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • An eagerness to learn and solve problems

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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