iOS Software Developer Student – 4 Month Fall Term
City : Waterloo
Category : Software & Systems
Industry : IT
Employer : BlackBerry
Worker Sub-Type:Student (Fixed Term)
Today, BlackBerry® 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.
As part of the cybersecurity R&D team at BlackBerry, you will be a fully integrated, fully participating member of our talented, growth-mindset oriented team dedicated to providing enhanced visibility and protection against current and future cyberthreats. You will have the opportunity to contribute your ideas, design, code, feedback, and strengths to our innovative solutions.
If challenging yourself to deliver elegant, well thought out solutions to be a part of keeping everyone’s data secure excites you, join us! We develop mobile apps for iOS that, in conjunction with BlackBerry’s servers, manage and secure these devices. We offer an opportunity for well-rounded app development experience working in a structured code base that makes use of app/server communication, iOS OS functionality, and UX supported by an inclusive team and industry best practices.
What you will do
Design and implement software features and fixes in Objective-C and/or Swift
Contribute your software ideas and learn in a safe, inclusive environment
Participate in all parts of the software development cycle
Who we are looking for
Currently enrolled in a Computer Science or Computer Engineering Program
iOS software development experience in Objective-C or Swift
Ability to communicate ideas clearly
Above and beyond
Interest in great user experiences and software best practices
Interest in developing secure software and protecting against cyberthreats
Quality focused and believe in automated testing and writing testable software
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
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40