BlackBerry Limited

Worker Sub-Type:
Student (Fixed Term)

Job Description:


We are a leading real time operating system provider for the embedded marketplace. Our operating system is used extensively in a wide range of embedded systems including automotive telematics for cars, handheld devices, tablets and other products found in the medical, industrial automation, point of sale, and networking markets, to name a few. To address these fast-growing markets, we have several co-op positions in Ottawa available within our R&D and Engineering Services departments for students who are interested in embedded software development. Come work on awesome products with us.

Location: Ottawa, ON

Length of Term: 4 Months


  • Support customer activities through direct interaction with customer engineering
  • Reproduce complex issues on reference and customer provided HW
  • Instrument and debug QNX reference code


One or more of the following are considered to be assets:

  • Currently pursuing post-secondary education in a related field
  • Knowledge of UNIX style OS’s (BSD, Linux)
  • Strong C language skills
  • Customer relation/interaction skills
  • Familiarity with Eclipse based tools is an asset
  • Previous experience with GCC tools set and GDB debugging is an asset

Job Family Group Name:
Business Administration & Operations

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