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


Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

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  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Gultchan Chevket
Brunel Canada - Toronto

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