Machine Learning Software Development Student – 4 or 8 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.
The Machine Learning Software Development Student will assist with work on CylanceGATEWAY product with the focus on server-side development of machine learning models for network traffic analysis and user behavioural analytics. 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, ON
Length of Term: 4 or 8 Months
Researching approaches and designing solutions for ML problems, including data analysis, feature engineering, model selection and evaluation
Designing back-end server software
Developing ML-based services in large scale software systems
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Currently enrolled in a relevant post-secondary institution/program
Experience and/or exposure to data analysis and feature selection/engineering
Experience and/or exposure to ML model creation, training, and evaluation
Experience with software configurations, e.g. (ability to read, write and interpret maintainable code (including process related scripts)
Experience with ML/Data Science platforms such as Pandas, Numpy, sklearn, Pytorch, or Tensorflow a plus
Experience building software that uses TCP, UDP, ICMP, IPv4 a plus
Experience with Cloud infrastructure development and deployment pipeline a plus
Knowledge of revision control software (ex. Git, SVN, GitHub etc) and development lifecycle a plus
Knowledge of containerization technologies (Kubernetes and Docker) is a plus
Exposure to NoSQL databases a plus
Experience with test automation tools & frameworks a plus
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 individual 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
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40