Open Source Developer 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 BlackBerry Open Source Programs Office is seeking talented individuals with an eye for details and a passion for software quality. In this role, focusing on the development cycle, you will have the unique opportunity to work at the intersection of our product teams and supporting stakeholders to create and deliver a process to inventory our open source software components. You will help us build our reporting system for third-party software and license compliance initiatives, as we increase our efforts to ‘shift left’ in our secure software development lifecycle.
Location: Waterloo or Mississauga, ON
Length of Term: 4 or 8 Months
What you will do
Work with product teams to understand the composition of software products; facilitate the automation of code and binary scanning
To work with program stakeholders to ensure that tooling being developed integrates with existing reporting tooling and processes
Improve our CI/CD strategy and process for Python, Node.js, Java, C and C++ environments to support generation of open source software inventory listings for BlackBerry products
Who we are looking for
Currently pursuing a degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering or equivalent
Working knowledge of automated build tools, version control systems and artifact repositories such as Jenkins, Git and Docker
Solid understanding of the Software development process including code review and version control
Understanding of common Software design patterns
Working knowledge of microservices, web services and server-side frameworks
Strong oral and written communication skills
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