Senior Software Developer - Optimization Focus


Senior Software Developer - Optimization Focus


Operations – Software Factory
Contract type
Full Time
Working time


Aviation. It connects our world, brings people together, provides opportunities, accelerates economic growth, and is just so very cool!

Come work for NAVBLUE, a leading services company wholly owned by Airbus, dedicated to Flight Operations & Air Traffic Management solutions and services for airlines, airports, and Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs). We combine aircraft manufacturer expertise, flight operations know-how, and agile development to enhance operational efficiency, optimize resources, and increase productivity for a safe and sustainable aviation future. Our global teams deliver a reliable, optimum, and customized user experience to more than 500 customers worldwide.

At NAVBLUE we have a fantastic opportunity for exceptional software developers to join our optimization, AI and ML group, working on complex algorithm software. We provide excellent work-life balance and a great work environment, while offering the opportunity to work on exceptionally challenging and fun software.

We are passionate about optimizing airline operations. You are passionate about optimization algorithms. Together, oh the possibilities! As an optimization focused developer, not only will you work on complex algorithm products; but will help define the skills and tech stack for Software Development around:

  • Operations Research, Optimization Techniques and Linear Programming
  • Logistics Management
  • Efficient Data Management & Data Patterns Identification
  • Data Modeling & Machine Learning

Our agile teams can be flexible, so there is always an opportunity to work on new and existing technologies, as well as new or existing solutions, bringing your experience to a variety of challenges.



  • Take ownership of designated services and components
    • Participate in and lead design meetings.
    • Provide analysis and estimates for work required within the area of responsibility.
    • Review code committed by others into the assigned area of ownership.
    • Actively involved in new development and defect fixing within the assigned code area.
  • Provide technical direction for services and products within an area of expertise.
  • Participate in learning via code reviews, team learning activities and design reviews.
  • Ensure code quality by following standards, best practices and implementing test suites
  • Propose design and coding standards and support the implementation of features according to such designs and specifications.
  • Participate in the creation and estimating of stories and features.
  • Maintain/create documentation for applications, tools, or systems as required.
  • Communicate ideas and plans verbally or in writing.
  • Coach / mentor junior members of the team. 
  • Support agile development concepts and participate in our SAFe process.
  • Strive to improve, at both a team and personal level.
  • Actively participate in all team activities with a positive encouraging attitude.


Required Skills/Experience: 

  • Proven talent for algorithms and optimization problem solving
  • Must work effectively with others in a team environment.
  • Excellent object-oriented programming skills. (C#, C++ or other) 


Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of and practical experience with applying mathematical optimization techniques, such as constraint programming, linear, integer, or mixed integer programming.
  • Experience in working with an optimization solver such as Google OR-tools, Gurobi, Cplex, or similar.


Nice to Haves:

  • Hands-on experience working with AWS infrastructure. Certification in this field is a bonus.
  • Experience with Data Analytics, Machine Learning or AI tools and platforms.  
  • Knowledge of Agile Methodologies, SAFe is a plus.
  • Knowledge of the Aviation Industry.



  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a related field (e.g. Operations research, (applied) mathematics, computer science, or similar)
  • Operation Research, AI and other post-graduate studies is a plus 


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