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Test and Automation - BSP and Drivers - Student - 4 Month Winter Term



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

Worker Sub-Type:

Student (Fixed Term)

Job Description:


The QNX Test Team is looking for a talented Co-op student who will be part of a test team responsible for validating the functionality and performance of device drivers for next-gen hardware peripherals on some of the most advanced hardware platforms available. The student will gain exposure to embedded systems software testing, automated software testing, performance analysis, hardware interfacing, low-level drivers and debugging on different hardware architectures. The student will also have opportunities to develop test automation software.

Location: Ottawa

Length of Term: 4 Months


  • Developing and optimizing automated test cases with continuous improvements in coverage and efficiency
  • Analyzing test results, debugging observed issues, generation of defect reports, verifying fixed issues, updating pre-existing defect reports
  • Creating test reports based on test results for internal and external audiences with high attention to detail.


  • Currently enrolled in computer science, engineering or equivalent at Intermediate level with the Co-op option
  • Courses in communications systems, OS, structured software development and embedded systems.
  • Work experience in software development, software testing of embedded systems is an asset.
  • Knowledge of Python, Perl, C programming and shell scripting
  • Familiar with source versioning, problem reporting and constant integration systems (SVN, JIRA, Jenkins)


  • A passion for quality and a desire to learn about new technologies.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and organizational skills are necessary.


  • 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.

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

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