Senior Operations Research Consultant

We’re looking for an analytical mind, comfortable presenting to customers as well as diving into the mathematics of optimisation.

Skills

You have a Master in a mathematical, scientific or engineering field. Having a PhD in one of these fields or business experience is a definite advantage.

  • You need to have a strong affinity for IT
  • Good programming skills are required (any language, preferably JVM). 
  • You have a passion for operations research. You have knowledge of operations research techniques, more specifically: algorithms, linear and mixed integer programming techniques and/or metaheuristics.
  • As you will work on complex mathematical software, you need to be very analytical, creative, and have strong mathematical ability. 
  • You are a born problem solver and you love complex puzzles! 
  • You are fun to work with and a reliable team player.

Responsabilities

To support the strong growth of Solvice, the Solver Team is looking for an Operations Research Consultant.


Solvers ensure that the solutions proposed by the planning modules are really "optimum". The solvers are designed to meet several objectives at the same time, taking into account a large set of constraints. The underlying techniques are based on mathematical programming combined with a variety of (meta)heuristics.

You will be part of the Solvice Solver Team. The team consists of Operations Research consultants and software developers focusing on delivering world class optimization solutions for various complex planning problems (e.g. scheduling & sequencing, route optimisation, staff rostering, capacity planning, ...).

Your main task will be to act as an expert in customer projects on optimization and operations research related topics. You will analyze the customer’s solver needs. You will design a solver solution and support the consultants in the modeling and implementation. You will also be involved in building prototypes for specific customer problems, as well as developing and maintaining functionality to cover generic requirements. At all times, you will work in close collaboration with your colleagues working on the same projects, Operations Research consultants, and developers.


The Solvice Difference

The best work happens when you feel free to be your best self.

Passion for mathematics

We’re tech savvy, autodidact, hungry for information and love to experiment with new technology- lightning-fast!

‘The new way of working’

We believe in ‘the new way of working’ and give you the necessary freedom, space and responsibility to do what you do best.

Center of Ghent

Our office is located in an inspiring environment in the center of Ghent, in between other start-ups and creatives.

Take ownership

We “get shit done” by taking matters into our own hands and see them through until the end. We are empowered to work across team boundaries on inter-disciplinary projects.

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