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BlackBerry Corporation Software Test Student - 4 Month Winter Term in Waterloo, Ontario

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Student (Fixed Term)

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Are you passionate about software quality and have a bias for speed?  Do you believe in aggressive sprints, user stories, continuous integration, regression testing, and traceability matrices?  Do you have a natural curiosity for how things work and what it will take to break them?  Do you dream about edge-cases?  Are you willing to represent the voice of our users through your direct testing efforts?  If you answered yes to these questions, then we should talk – READ ON!

As a Software Test Student for the BlackBerry Mobile Security App team, you will have the opportunity to work on exciting and challenging projects involving BlackBerry Secusmart security applications. Your efforts will help to ensure that the products we release are of the highest possible quality while meeting all requirements defined.

The successful candidate will be actively and primarily involved in testing BlackBerry Secusmart. The candidate should be highly creative, innovative and enjoy a sense of freedom in the work that they accomplish. They should also look for areas for improvement and take the initiative to manage these improvements.

Location: Waterloo, Mississauga, or Ottawa, ON

Length of Term: 4 Months


  • Actively participate in all aspects of the software testing process, collaborating with testers, developers, management, and project stakeholders

  • Design and implement manual test cases for BlackBerry Secusmart Applications

  • Responsible for performing hands-on new feature and functional testing to ensure product functionality is working according to specifications; this will happen on tight timelines while also writing test cases

  • Analyze and reproduce complex problems within our test environments based off test results and customer reported inquiries


  • Currently pursuing a degree in a Bachelors of Computer Science / Engineering program or related discipline

  • Desire to learn about BlackBerry Security Applications and features (multi-platform)

  • Capable of comprehensive analysis of technical issues

  • Innovative thinking, initiative, and collaboration will be required and used regularly

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including strengths in meeting objectives through influence, facilitation, and team building

  • Comfortable and adaptable in a fast-paced and informal environment

  • Demonstrated team player committed to product quality and customer satisfaction


  • Experience with Defect Tracking Tools such as JIRA

  • Experience with test case management tools such as TestRail

  • Experience with Android OS and tools (ADB, terminal, etc)

  • Experience with iOS and tools

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Business Administration & Operations

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We are BlackBerry, a global mobile communications leader who revolutionized the industry with its introduction in 1999. Today, BlackBerry’s products and services, from messaging to enterprise mobility, are relied on by millions of individuals every day to securely and efficiently connect them to the content and people that matter most. At BlackBerry our instinct for innovation is relentless, so as we continue to push the boundaries of mobile experiences, we continue to drive the talent, passion and creativity of our employees.

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