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Project and Consulting Specialist (Germany)

Company

GAMS is an established software company with a long track record in the field of mathematical optimization and sells products and services to more than 120 countries. We care about algebraic modeling and optimization and strive to provide the best possible optimization software and the best services for our customers. Our customers express and solve their optimization problems using our algebraic modeling language “GAMS” to come up with optimal solutions to their complex decision problems in a wide range of industries and applications (energy systems modeling, macroeconomic analysis, environmental studies, production planning, and much more). Using our deployment solutions, MIRO and Engine, customers can seamlessly host optimization models in the cloud and make them accessible via a web browser. We are a friendly and culturally diverse group of dedicated people from different countries who love creating quality software and helping customers formulate, and solve their complex optimization problems and deploy solutions for them. As a GAMS team member, you will benefit from a flexible and family-friendly work environment with a flat hierarchy and lots of opportunities to learn and discuss your ideas with some of the brightest minds in the field.

The Role

We are in the process of extending our technical consulting services. In the role of a project and consulting specialist, you will actively participate in the acquisition as well as the processing of projects and consulting assignments. Your long-term tasks include the development of sustainable strategies to establish our technical consulting services on the market. As a project and consulting specialist, you should have project experience, solid knowledge of mathematical programming, strong communication skills, and a proactive attitude.

Responsibilities

  • Identification of project opportunities and technical consulting opportunities
  • Acquisition of projects and technical consulting contracts
  • Implementation of projects and technical consulting services. This includes
    • Collaboration with customers in extended support to understand their problem in detail and help to translate their needs into mathematical models
    • Engage in projects with commercial customers where you develop full-fledged optimization applications
    • Provide training on the usage of GAMS products through online and in person workshops
  • Contribution to the strategic development of the GAMS project and consulting division

Your Profile

Requirements

  • Solid scientific and technical background, e.g., Master or Ph.D. in Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, or a similar discipline.
  • Computational experience in linear programming and mixed-integer programming
  • Experience in project work
  • Ability to interact with technical customers in a professional and confident way
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in German and English

Beneficial Skills

  • Knowledge of GAMS (or any other modeling language)
  • Python, R
  • Git, GitLab

Location

You will work closely together with our team of analysts based in Braunschweig, Germany. Working on-site in our Braunschweig Office will be beneficial, but remote work is also possible.

If you are interested in this job at GAMS, then please send an email to jobs-eu@gams.com with a link to your LinkedIn profile (or another conclusive social media or online profile). Due to GDPR regulations, do not email us your personal information. If that is needed we will tell you how to transfer your data in a secure way.