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Test and Automation, QNX Command-Line-Tools - Student - 4 Month Winter Term



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

Worker Sub-Type:

Student (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

Today, BlackBerry® QNX 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 member of the QNX Core Services Test Team, you will work with experienced testers to verify releases of the “command-line tools” and participate in test automation development as required. Command-line tools includes compilers, linker along with several other tools and libraries that provide core elements of the QNX Operating System.

Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada

Length of Term: 4 months

What you will do:

  • Run automated and manual tests to validate software updates
  • Configure hosts and targets for automated test execution
  • Modify existing or develop new automated tests in C, C++ or python
  • May include exposure to Functional Safety
  • Learn a lot about the QNX operating system and many of its core components

Who we are looking for:

  • Currently pursuing post-secondary education in a related field
  • Experience developing code using C or C++
  • Experience with development of Makefiles
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Understanding of compilers and linkers
  • Familiarity with QNX, Linux or other UNIX-like operating systems
  • Preferred: previous work-place experience
  • An eagerness to learn and solve problems

Above and beyond:

  • Pursuing a career in Software Testing
  • Familiarity or interest in the core elements of an operating system
  • You have researched details regarding the QNX operating system

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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