BlackBerry Reviews

Updated May 12, 2021

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3.4
54%
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BlackBerry CEO & Executive Chair John Chen
John Chen
743 Ratings
Pros
  • "Very comfortable work environment(in 192 reviews)

  • "Good management team with good work life balance(in 157 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "BlackBerry upper management has unrealistic expectations regarding the solutions available in the market(in 130 reviews)

  • "The senior management wasn't that receptive to change"(in 64 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great workplace

      Dec 23, 2020 - Technical Support Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing workplace culture with friendly colleagues.

      Cons

      Varies based on other's interests.

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Blackberry

      May 12, 2021 - Technical Lead in Waterloo, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It's a very engineering focused company and I enjoyed working there

      Cons

      Company slowly lagging behind the fast pace industry

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Good place to work

      May 9, 2021 - Senior Software Developer in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Company culture is great, diversity.

      Cons

      Could be very unstable depending on time and where the company is at.......

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Really great co-op experience :)

      May 9, 2021 - Student in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great working environment, gives lots of opportunities to grow in the position!

      Cons

      I have no cons to mention, everything was fantastic.

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      good

      Apr 26, 2021 - Support Analyst in Waterloo, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good culture at the company

      Cons

      no job security at the c ompany

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      blackberry

      Apr 17, 2021 - Software Developer in Kitchener, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      work environment and type of work

      Cons

      embedded os can be complicated

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to grow

      Apr 11, 2021 - Specialist in Mississauga, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Learning opportunity, impactful work, competitive pay

      Cons

      Occasionally will have to work long hours

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good place to get experience and work with hard working engineers

      Apr 4, 2021 - Product Manager, Co-op in Waterloo, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      valuable experience, good people, relatively good pay

      Cons

      little WFH policy, too fast pace and miss critical steps, staff shortages

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Has potential

      May 3, 2021 - Software Development Manager in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      cool technology, good people, good experience

      Cons

      bureaucracy of a company 10x its size

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Excellent work environment

      Apr 5, 2021 - Software Developer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work Ambience, flexible, good management.

      Cons

      To be determined, haven't noticed any cons yet

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