Big Data Platform Developer (Co-op)

Huawei Technologies Canada Co., Ltd.

Company Description

About Huawei

With 194,000 employees and operating in more than 170 countries and regions, Huawei is a leading global creator and provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. Integrated solutions span across four key domains – telecom networks, IT, smart devices, and cloud services. Huawei is committed to bringing digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world.

About Huawei Canada

Huawei Canada focuses on fundamental research and development aimed at solving complex technical problems in emerging technologies like 5G, AI, Human Computer Interaction and Autonomous Driving. With ongoing research initiatives with 10 Universities across Canada and strategic collaboration agreements with several Universities, we support Canada’s rich research community.  In 2020, Huawei Canada ranked among the Top 20 corporate R&D investors in the country with a huge 40% increase in R&D investment year over year. Huawei Canada was established in 2008 and now has a total workforce of 1,200 in our six research centers across Canada.

“Huawei will continue to be an important contributor to Canada’s knowledge-based economy,” “Openness and diversity are Canada’s great strengths. They help attract global talent and business. Huawei Canada’s R&D spending creates jobs, trains talents, supports fundamental research, and accelerates knowledge-to-impact in Canada. We are proud of all of that.”

Changtian Cai, President, Huawei Canada R&D.

Why work with Huawei Canada?

You will have the opportunity to work on real-world problems that impact people across the globe.  Many of our researchers are actively involved in publishing conference and journal papers, inventing patents and solving challenging technical problems. With cutting edge tools, access to highly specialized leaders and researchers, and significant funding, you will be well supported to fulfil your potential and pursue your professional dreams.


Job Description

Join our Big Data R&D team!

We are looking for talented, enthusiastic individuals to join our Computing Product Lab, based in Markham, Ontario. The Lab’s mission is to leverage innovative programming technologies to build a global leading data analytics platform, tackling areas such as: data virtualization, data intelligence, cluster scheduling, and smart transportation to support the business success of the data domain.

An opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and solve deep technical problems. Join our Big Data Team to build innovative data analytics platform in environment with passionate software developers. Our Lab leverage cutting edge technologies in Big Data Analytics, Data governance, Large Cluster scheduling and Machine Learning. If you are interested in exploring and building while solving complex technical problems with handling large datasets, this is the role for you.

As a R&D Engineer, you will develop a deep understanding of current and new technologies in the industry and across the globe, take ownership while having freedom to explore and innovate, and have a strong presence in the industry with collaborative opportunities.

  • Analyze the software requirements and software elements for system design.
  • Contribute to software development at the product or platform level.
  • Contribute to design and code writing for a specific cross-sub-system or codes of key algorithms.
  • Participate in different open source and standard meetings to present solutions



  • Currently enrolled in a university and registered with school’s co-op program
  • Concrete programming ability in Core Java. And proficiency in languages such as Python, Perl, etc., and understanding of object-oriented design principles. 
  • Knowledge with Distributed systems, databases, data structures
  • Must demonstrate strong communication skills.
  • Strong collaboration skills to partner effectively with teams throughout the organization.

Additional Information

Huawei Canada is committed to providing valuable co-op opportunities to both undergraduate and graduate students. Working with us provides you the opportunities to network with the world leading professionals, to integrate theoretical knowledge with practical skills, and most importantly, to experience the cutting-edge technology before everyone else. We have internships throughout the year for you to choose from, co-op work term (4, 8, 12, 16months) may begin in September, January, and May. Join us and together we will pave the way towards a better connected world.

We appreciate all applicants’ interest to our position, but as to the high volume of applications, only those selected candidates will be contacted. Thank you!

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