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Applications Software Development Student - 4 Month Winter Term



Software Engineering, IT
Multiple locations
Posted on Saturday, September 16, 2023

Worker Sub-Type:

Student (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

The Applications Software Development Student will assist with work on CylanceGATEWAY and BBM Enterprise products with the focus on client-side development.

The successful individual will work with senior team members' oversight and be part of the larger software development team contributing meaningfully to the production software.

Location: Waterloo, Ottawa, ON

Length of Term: 4 Months


  • Embedded development (all major desktop and mobile platforms)

  • Networking stack development

  • Develops, tests, integrates, and documents code. Quickly works towards familiarity of components


  • Currently enrolled in a relevant post-secondary institution

  • Familiar with one or more of Java, Kotlin, C#, Python, JavaScript, TypeScript, and has the capability and enthusiasm to learn more.

  • Experience in mobile app development with Android or iOS is a plus

  • Experience in web development with JavaScript/TypeScript and Node is a plus

  • Programming experience in Java, C#, JavaScript/TypeScript

  • Understanding data structures – Arrays, ArrayLists, Maps and Sets

  • Knowledge of revision control software (ex. Git, SVN, GitHub etc) and development lifecycle a plus

  • Experience with software configurations, e.g. (ability to read, write and interpret maintainable code (including process related scripts)

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple concurrent tasks; learns and contributes to the team and performs well defined tasks

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

  • Strong communication skills and self-motivated

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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