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Principal Algorithms Developer C++
Job location: Chennai / Bangalore, India
About the team
Algorithm Developers at Kinaxis create algorithms to optimize supply chains. Ever wonder how the hundreds of parts in your new smart phone come together from different suppliers all over the world? Kinaxis solves problems like that every day.
Our customers have terabytes of data that needs to be analyzed for the largest supply chains imaginable. Our algorithms move the global economy-- in seconds, not hours, or days.
It’s Big Data with an impact; Data Science on the front lines.
What you will do
- Invent new algorithms to solve challenging supply chain problems
- Take your ideas through full lifecycle: design, implement, test and release
- Balance complexity, execution time and memory footprint to deliver performant solutions
- Collaborate closely with your agile team members and other stakeholders
- Connect with our global consulting team to solve customer issues and gather new requirements
- Shape the future direction of Kinaxis as we move into new markets
What are we looking for
- Bachelors/Masters degree in Engineering with specialization in Computer Science or related discipline
- 12+ years of industry experience with preference in Supply Chain or ERP product development
- A love of data structures and algorithms, and the desire to apply them in the real world
- Good knowledge of C++, including object-oriented design and design patterns, unit testing
- Ability to design high performance code that does in seconds what others do in hours
- A high personal quality bar encompassing best software practices and craft
- Be curious to learn. Be able to do research independently or with minor supervision
- The commitment to help every member of your team perform better
- Background in, or understanding of, operational research (OR), optimization and heuristics algorithms a definite plus
- Prior experience/familiarity/Interest to work in areas of statistical forecasting and regression
Nice to have
- Experience working under agile methodologies such as Scrum
- Experience using tools such as Visual Studio, JIRA, Confluence, Git, Jenkins, Artifactory
- Experience developing and testing data structures and algorithms
- Experience developing for virtual and cloud infrastructure a big plus
What we have to offer
- Challenging Work - We love solving highly complex problems. And as the global leaders in our industry, we never stop innovating—our work is never “done. That’s because across our teams and in all roles, every employee is empowered to bring their best ideas forward and to jump in and solve the problems they’re passionate about.
- Great People - We take our work seriously, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously! It’s in our DNA to celebrate, laugh, and have fun. We are stronger, together, when we are open, honest, and above all, real. Every person is valued here and plays an important role in our shared success.
- Global Impact - As a global team spanning continents, boundaries, and cultures, every day we are inspired by the impact our work has on our colleagues, our customers, our communities, and the world at large.
- Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Diversity, equity and inclusion are more than words to us. They are the guiding principles for building a culture where we celebrate each others’ differences, continuously strive for equality and recognize that inclusion makes us stronger as individuals, a company and a global citizen.
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