Optimization Developer


Dallas, TX

5 - 7 years

Posted 215 days ago

  by    Sandeep Saraf

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Job Summary:

This person will be a senior member of technical staff of the development team. This individual will analyze complex and challenging problems in supply chain, determine the best optimization mechanism, objective function and constraints, and design and develop optimization algorithms. Applications include transportation planning, vehicle routing, dock door scheduling, production planning, production scheduling, inventory optimization, etc.

Essential Functions:

  • Analyzing and documenting business and technical requirements
  • Producing design documents and participating in design reviews
  • Collaborating with other developers to design solutions and debug problems
  • Writing code, unit tests, and build/deployment scripts
  • Participating in code reviews
  • Executing performance/scalability/reliability tests


BS/MS/PhD in Engineering, Computer Science, Supply Chain, Operations Research, Mathematics, Statistics or related discipline


And Skills:

  • Five or more years experience in optimization area
  • Command of core techniques such as Linear Programming, Integer Programming, Dynamic Programming, Stochastic Process, Job Shop Scheduling, Heuristics and Algorithms, etc.
  • Command of MIP modeling. Experience with Cplex.
  • Ability in analyzing complex problems, and creatively design solutions to solve the problems
  • Good communication and writing skills
  • Good programming skills, Java and C++
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain, Production Planning, or Transportation Planning, a plus