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Opportunities in Research and Development in Ottawa

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*Research In Motion Limited® (RIM)®* is a world leader in the mobile
communications market and has a history of developing breakthrough
wireless solutions. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services
and embedded technologies is used by thousands of organizations around
the world and includes the BlackBerry® wireless platform, the RIM
Wireless Handheld^(TM) product line, software development tools and
software/hardware licensing agreements. RIM is seeking driven
individuals who can take our wireless data products to the next level in
the global wireless market. Are you ready to make a difference in the
world of mobile communications with RIM?
Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of the R&D team in Ottawa
at Research In Motion Ltd (RIM). To complete your application, please
review the following information and click 'Apply Online'. Once you've
been routed to the online application, simply follow the instructions.
In order to provide you a better understanding of the positions
currently available within the R&D group, we have compiled an overview
of the career opportunities within this area of the business.
We are looking for application level software developers to become an
integral part of different teams within our R&D organization -Radio
Applications, BlackBerry Consumer Software Research & Development, and
the Product Delivery teams. Preferred languages are C, C++, Java, Flash
and J2ME.
A variety of RIM teams are looking for passionate developers to be part
of our Operating Systems group, Platform group and Product Delivery
teams. These software developers and designers will have the opportunity
to work with the design, implementation, integration and testing of
robust real time software. The OS is the core group at RIM that develops
the kernel, device drivers, memory management, file system and the audio
and video framework for wireless devices.

Opportunities within the middleware team include positions that are
responsible for implementation of the Java Virtual Machine on the target
platform, identifying and implementing software upgrade strategy,
implementing multi-media sync engine between multiple devices, providing
detailed analysis of Middleware implementation and identification and
implementation of improvements, measuring and optimizing the Middleware
performance as well as developing framework(s) in order to help
application software development.
As part of the Consumer Design Group, UI designers/developers we are
seeking individuals who will demonstrate excellence in collaboration,
communication and innovation on next generation interaction models. They
will work closely with the RIM Interaction Design team, and formulate
their views and guidance into product ideas and workflows.
We are looking for Radio Frequency Designers who will be responsible for
the Radio Frequency (RF) design and verification of both 2G and 3G
wireless handhelds. They will also need to have knowledge of knowledge
of handset radio design in GSM, EDGE, WCDMA, GPS and WLAN technologies.
They will define and implement RF/EMI tests, and conduct root-cause
analysis on devices.
We are looking for Hardware System Designers who will be responsible for
system implementation of next generation processors and the interfaces
with all subsystems. They will work closely with the various hardware
and software groups to optimize performance and ensure a common
interface is maintained between all products. They will also design
hardware platforms and support various product teams. This will include
implementing and debugging new technologies or subsystems into RIM products.
Several of our software teams are seeking experienced individuals with
software testing skills to work on exciting new leading-edge products.
This team is responsible for manual product testing on new Blackberry
Working within the development organization, the successful candidates
will be working on cutting edge BlackBerry platforms and high-end test
equipment. These roles will have responsibility for performing and
analyzing protocol and interoperability (IOT) on mobiles across multiple
air and tethered interfaces such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and USB.
The BlackBerry Consumer Application development team is looking for a
Software Development Technical Lead. As a member of the BlackBerry
Consumer Software R&D team, you will be responsible to own and drive
technical vision on exciting consumer media applications. You will be
working closely with other technical leads, software developers,
product, project managers to deliver on key technical concepts and
product visions. The successful candidate must have a strong software
development background, deep understanding of mobile multimedia space,
and insight into system architecture, design, and development estimation.
Management of the Hardware (HW) team deliverables for handheld
projects/programs include schedule management and generation including
tracking and monitoring schedule progress, base lining schedule, feeding
and linking hardware schedule to overall program schedule, and taking
action on issue management to assist primes in resolution of issues and
as appropriate resolve issues independently. Support writing hardware
release notes, initiating hardware declarations, and release notes for
internal teams and customer consumption. They will also interface with
Certification team regarding status and planning, provide support for
Program Review Charts generation and other reports, assist with
preparing ECN/Waivers, support with internal teams related to Quality
Assurance. They will coordinate weekly hardware meetings and support for
various other projects including action logging and weekly minutes,
communication of weekly status to Hardware Director and Program Manager.


If you're driven to take wireless technologies to the next level, it's
time you join the team at RIM. We offer a challenging environment that
fosters creativity and rewards excellence. Employees also have use of
our award winning BlackBerry!

© 2010 Research In Motion Limited. All Rights Reserved. The BlackBerry
and RIM families of related marks, images and symbols are the exclusive
properties of Research In Motion Limited. RIM, BlackBerry, "Always On,
Always Connected" and the "envelope in motion" symbol are registered
with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be pending or
registered in other countries.


: Research & Development

    Primary Location

: Canada-Ontario


: Full-time

    Hire Type*

: Experienced (Regular)


: Available

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