Network Automation Development Student – 8 Month Fall
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.
We are looking for a software developer to join BlackBerry’s network automation team. You will work closely with the Core Networking teams will have an opportunity to:
Work with exciting technologies
Contribute to all stages of the software development life-cycle
Learn from experienced and knowledgeable team members
Collaborate with team members to improve the operations of BlackBerry networking
To be successful, you should demonstrate skill in creativity and innovation, have an ability to learn new topics quickly, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and possess excellent analytical skills.
Location: Waterloo, ON
Length of Term: 8 Months
Developing automation tools for the networking teams networking teams
Implementing custom network monitoring and reporting
Extending functionality of third party software
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Currently pursuing post secondary education in a related field
Strong knowledge of object oriented software in languages such as Python, PHP or Perl
Good communication skills
Solid understanding of GIT
Knowledge of PostgreSQL or other SQL databases
Experience working in a Linux environment
Understanding of network technologies and devices: routers, switches, firewalls and load balancers
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