Optimization Software Developer


About this role

We’re hiring an Optimization Software Developer for our mining client to join their team. This is an exciting full-time permanent position that will allow the opportunity to put your knowledge to work every day on a variety of high value tasks.


  • Develop new optimization algorithms (mathematical and/or heuristic).
  • Maintain/Improve existing optimization algorithms in existing products.
  • Assist in the improvement of existing optimization algorithms.
  • Create documentation (method/discussion/testing/release/doc notes).
  • Assist in the creation and implementation of detailed specifications and code.
  • Train/Coach other developers on optimization
  • Investigate using Stochastic method for planning software
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor's degree in Operations Research (OR), Optimization, Mathematics or related
  • Operations Research (OR)
  • Linear Programming (LP), Mixed Integer Linear Programming (MILP), Dynamic Programming (DP)
  • Non-linear programming
  • Heuristic, Hyper-heuristic methods
  • Simulated Annealing (SA), Tabu Search (TS), Machine Learning (ML), Perturbation, Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Perturbations, Variable Neighborhood Search (VNS), Large Neighborhood Search (LNS)
  • Stochastic programming
  • Clustering methods
  • Multi-Objective optimization
  • Deep knowledge of math, probability, statistics, and algorithms
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving, and mathematical skills.
  • C#, C++ is a big plus
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • SVN, GIT, or the like
  • Agile
  • Engineering background or experience
  • Must have worked in a team environment
  • R/D experience is a plus


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Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

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Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Certifications (optional)
  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Your consultant, Gultchan Chevket is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

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Gultchan Chevket
Brunel Canada - Toronto

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