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Project & Release Management Team Student - 4 Month Fall Term



Ottawa, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Worker Sub-Type:

Student (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

Location: Ottawa, ON

Length of Team: 4 months, Fall term

BlackBerry® QNX® is a trusted supplier of safe and secure operating systems, hypervisors, frameworks and development tools, and provides expert support and services for building the world’s most critical embedded systems. We are the embedded experts. BlackBerry QNX was born in embedded, and provides time-tested and trusted foundation software, including our deterministic microkernel real-time operating system (RTOS), safety-certified products, middleware and security solutions, all purpose-built for embedded systems.

BlackBerry QNX software is trusted by more than 68% of the Electric Vehicle market by volume, 24 of the top 25 EV manufacturers and is running in more than 235 million + vehicles globally. Our foundation products have been pre-certified to ISO 26262 ASIL D and we offer a broad range of board support packages, professional services, AUTOSAR adaptive support and middleware solutions – from acoustic management, to digital cockpits to advanced driving assistance (ADAS) - to accelerate development and help OEMs meet Start of Production (SOP) dates.


In the Project Management & Release team, the position involves providing support to a team of Technical Project Managers who provide direction to all BlackBerry/QNX product development projects.


The successful candidate will act as a project coordinator, supporting project managers by :

  • Assisting the project manager in the development of project management documents such as project budgets, project schedules, scope statements and project plans
  • Being the liaison between the project team and project clients throughout the project life cycle
  • Helping project managers monitor project progress and the team’s performance and provide updates to project stakeholders
  • Scheduling stakeholder meetings, document and generate reports
  • Fostering cross-team collaboration to help project team members complete project tasks and produce deliverables

The candidate will also participate in special projects for the project management team, designing and implementing project management work aids.

In this role, the student will learn about BlackBerry/QNX and technical project management in depth and with the opportunity to apply that knowledge in active projects. Think of the role as participating in a four month technical project management boot camp!


  • Currently pursuing post-secondary education in a related field
  • Strong interest in project management and the product life cycle
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An eagerness to learn and solve problems
  • Familiarity with QNX, Linux or other UNIX-like operating systems as well as programming experience in C, Python and shell scripting would be a benefit but is not a requirement

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