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Optimization Expert 4

Job ID 819 Date posted 11/21/2017
Location Göteborg Sweden Sweden
Job Description

Optimization Expert 

Jeppesen is looking to further strengthen the research and development team in airline crew and fleet optimization. We are solving some of the hardest and most complex combinatorial optimization problems you can imagine – in one of the most exciting and dynamic industries you can find. Would you be thrilled by knowing that operations of major airlines and millions of travelers depend on your optimized solutions? Then you might be the one we are looking for!

Delivering maximum value to our clients requires creativity, innovation and hard work. We believe there is no alternative to being a leader and a preferred partner. We also believe that everyone can make a difference! 

At Jeppesen in Gothenburg, over 300 employees from over 30 countries develop, implement and support cutting-edge resource optimization systems for airlines and railways. Clients include world-leading companies like Lufthansa, SAS, British Airways, Singapore Airlines, Delta Airlines, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Latam, Deutsche Bahn and Qantas.

Jeppesen has pioneered several new methods and algorithms for solving large, complex optimization problems, and is continuously receiving significant recognition in the industry. We believe that research is key to success and are now intensifying our efforts to develop next generation innovative solutions. We are looking for skilled developers, who just like us, always want to be one step ahead of competition. We offer you an open, challenging and developing climate, flexibility and fun at work, while continuously learning and growing. 

As an Optimization Expert you will work with mathematical modeling, algorithmic development and performance tuning as well as taking part in research, design, implementation, testing and maintenance. You will be working in a highly experienced team, active in all phases of product development. Your tasks will require you to combine strong problem solving skills with optimization theory and solid software engineering. 

The successful candidate is goal-oriented, self-motivated and enjoys problem solving, but still has an eye on the big picture. You must work well in an agile team and be communicative and open. You are eager to take on challenges and see possibilities, where others see obstacles. You should enjoy variety and multi-cultural environments, but most of all you should want to make a difference! 

We offer you

  • Flexible working hours
  • Good personal development possibilities 
  • Open and knowledge-sharing climate
  • Satisfaction from solving some of the most tricky real-life problems for major customers

We require

  • PhD in Optimization/OR or minimum MSc  + 3 years’ experience from developing similar applications 
  • Strong C++ skills with proven track record of industrial product development
  • Strong problem-solving skills

Meriting Experience

  • Airline or Railway applications
  • Simulation packages
  • Statistical analysis
  • Data mining 
  • Machine learning
  • Python


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