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Front-end Software Development Student - 4 Winter Term



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

Worker Sub-Type:

Student (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

The Front-end Software Development Student will assist with work on BlackBerry Unified Endpoint Security product suite with the focus on front-end web development of UES console features.

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 or Mississauga, ON

Length of Term: 4 Months


  • Build, test, maintain, and debug large-scale UI applications using for our UES products

  • Work closely with our UI development team to build clean and reusable front-end components and libraries

  • Learn, contribute, and review the best practices in software architecture and UX designs


  • Currently enrolled in a relevant post-secondary institution

  • A strong desire and ability to quickly learn new technologies

  • Strong experience in JavaScript and building React-based applications

  • Knowledge of the software development life cycle and Agile/Scrum methodologies

  • Experience in testing frameworks, such as Cypress and Jest

  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS

  • Experience in using Git

  • Knowledge of other supporting technologies, such as TypeScript, Redux, and GraphQL

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

  • Experience with test automation tools & frameworks (e.g. Boost) 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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