Software Engineer – Operation Research

  • Beirut, Lebanon
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Quiqup we are reimagining the last mile, with a mission to organise and optimise the flow of goods in and across cities. While we employ and manage a fleet of couriers, we are first a tech company: we believe that every problem is an engineering problem, and that our success requires building great software that both delight our clients and streamline our operations.

Job Description

You will work on a broad range of solutions

  • Assignment problem, matching couriers to orders under diverse service level constraints
  • Order stacking, to multiply the utilisation of our fleet
  • Capacity vehicle routing problem, for our moving warehouses
  • Courier shift scheduling and positioning, to optimize the distribution of our fleet
  • And of course, not as isolated systems but as an overarching optimisation problem, in a real time environment

You have a strong background in software engineering and operation research

  • 2+ years in a back end engineering position, ideally solving similar discrete optimisation problems
  • Experience in deploying models in production a strong plus
  • A BSc in applied maths, comp sci or related quantitative field with strong electives in Operations Research
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to apply technical expertise to business problems
  • Proficiency in at least one object oriented and/or functional language, with a preference for Python
  • Proficiency in SQL a strong plus

Qualifications

You are a great problem solver

  • Extremely curious and eager to learn
  • Structured, analytical yet outside the box thinking, able to identify and apply relevant tools and methods from different fields to our specific needs
  • Business oriented, with a genuine interest for the tech industry

It’s a great opportunity

  • Optimisation is at the core of our business model, your impact will resonate throughout the company
  • We are managing our own logistics operations, you will interact directly with the users of your solutions
  • We have an open culture, you will be free to explore and promote your own ideas

Additional Information

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