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Machine Learning Engineering Student - 4 Month Winter Term



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

Worker Sub-Type:

Student (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

Position Summary

BlackBerry QNX has been a leader in embedded systems for over 30 years. We extensively reuse open source software in our products and are seeking an Machine Learning Engineering Student to help us manage open source software in our products. Check out our Twitter feed ( to have a look at the cool things we’re doing.

Location: Ottawa, ON
Length of Term: 4 Months

What you will do:

  • Design and maintain databases to house curated data

  • Develop machine-learning backends to analyze data

  • Develop frontends in JavaScript and python/flask with docker

  • Learn about intellectual property law and functional safety

Who we are looking for:

  • Pursuing post-secondary education in CS/Math/Engineering

  • Solid comprehension of python

  • Experience with SQL and/or noSQL, JavaScript and/or other frontend

  • Linux administration including command-line tools/scripting

Above and beyond:

  • Machine learning including natural language processing experience

  • Comprehension of intellectual property law/licensing principles

  • Static analysis, source code management, and CI/CD tools

  • Microservice tools: docker, docker-compose, docker swarm, kubernetes

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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