Software Development Student – 8 Month Fall Term
City : Mississauga
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.
If you are an “out of the box” thinker who shows initiative and possesses great Java programming skills in an Enterprise context we invite you to join our dynamic and talented team responsible for the continuous evolution of the BlackBerry Infrastructure! We offer an environment that fosters creativity and rewards excellence.
Our applications are mission critical, highly available services aimed at supporting the delivery of information among various components of the global BlackBerry solution in a consistent, secure, and efficient manner.
As a key member of our team you will be empowered to propel our services to the next generation of distributed computing. To accomplish that you will be responsible for developing carrier-grade server components that are globally distributed and capable of high-volume traffic, with high level of performance, availability and scalability. You will participate in all aspects of our software development life cycle using Agile with a focus on test-driven development. Initiative, curiosity, professionalism, and good communication skills are essential in this role.
Location: Mississauga, ON
Length of Term: 8 Months
Design and implementation of various service components
Provide accurate and detailed estimates for the work assigned
Create and execute unit tests
Interact and cooperate with other teams to achieve successful project completion
Update design documentation, configuration or troubleshooting guides
Help investigate, troubleshoot and resolve customers and production issues
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Currently enrolled in a post-secondary program in a related field of study
- Good knowledge of Object-Oriented Development concepts (data structures and algorithms, analysis, design, implementation, testing)
- Strong Core Java knowledge (including unit testing frameworks such as JUnit)
Comfortable with Linux as a development platform
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Proven ability to work both independently and part of a team
Ability to quickly adapt to new technologies and environments and to work with change and ambiguity
Experience with Web Services technologies (i.e. REST, JSON)
Experience with web and application servers (any of Tomcat / Jetty / JBoss, etc.)
Working knowledge of relational DBs (any of PostgreSQL / MariaDB / Oracle) and/or non-relational ones (i.e. Cassandra)
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