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Operations Research Analyst

Project Location(s): Chennai, India


SVM is looking for a highly competent Operations Research Analyst. “We are looking for motivated individuals with a recognized background in mathematical optimization to help the team design, develop, validate and deploy decision support tools.
In this role, a strong work ethic and excellent problem-solving skills are equally important as being a team player who enjoys learning and teaching.

Job Experience and Education Requirements

SVM requires applicants to meet the following education requirements and have the job experience as listed below:

  • 1+ years of experience
  • A Master’s or PhD in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, or other related field


Duties of this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Interacting with product manager, business partners and clients to understand business requirements
  • Formulating and developing mathematical models, algorithm designs and simulation to solve complex planning, scheduling and routing problems for the shipping industry
  • Implementing prototypes and evaluating results with real-life data
  • Taking your ideas through full lifecycle: design, implement, test and release
  • Balancing complexity, execution time and memory footprint to deliver performance solutions
  • Helping to establish a viable architecture, as well as data and process workflows required to deploy the optimizers in production
  • Collaborating closely with your agile team members and other stakeholders
  • Studying upcoming techniques and encouraging good practices to bring into the team
  • Demonstrating the ability to be a self-starter and critical thinker
  • Learning new skills as required or provided by the team

Technical Expertise:

SVM requires applicants to have the following experience:

  • Strong theoretical background and some practical experience in various Operations Research techniques such as: Mathematical programming (Linear Programming, Mixed Integer Programming), Heuristic/Metaheuristic algorithms and Stochastic modelling
  • Strong experience of optimization software such as CPLEX, GUROBI, or Xpress
  • Experience prototyping and developing solutions in traditional programming languages (Python, Java, C++)
  • Experience with optimization modeling packages such as PuLP, PYOMO, CVXPY
  • Experience in collaborative software development environment (version tracking with Git, code reviews)
  • Ability to write clean, maintainable, tested and shippable production code
  • Ability to convey rigorous mathematical concepts and considerations to technical and non-technical audience
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and experience working in a collaborative environment is required

SVM Perks & Career Opportunities:

SVM applicants that we successfully hire will gain the following benefits:

  • Opportunity to join a fast-growing, high-performing, funded startup.
  • Competitive Salary + Substantial performance-related bonus.
  • Opportunity to execute an ambitious vision of rethinking the future of mobility.
  • Friendly and high performing team environment

Solverminds is a leading global technology company providing enterprise resource management solutions, consulting and data analytics services to a maritime industry where business meets the technology. The vision of the company is to develop a “Truly” integrated Enterprise Application Suite for the liner shipping company. Deeper domain expertise and advanced technology platforms offer a complete range of technology products for liner operations management, ship management, agency management, and advanced analytics.

Solverminds is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

COVID-19: The health & safety of our team, candidates, and our community are very important to us. Please note, only those applicants with relevant industry experience will be contacted with their application.

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