Auckland City, AucklandOptimisation Analyst DeveloperThe airline industry faces pressures like few others highly regulated, deeply competitive, ultra-
visible and with incredibly tight margins. Worldwide over 800,000 pilots and crew must be perfectly aligned with flight schedules in ways that balance on-
time performance, cost, compliance and crew satisfaction. That is where merlot.aero comes in. We unleash insights for high performance crews through powerful optimization and mobile automation software.
A New Zealand success story, merlot.aero ensures 1.5 million perfect flights a year (and growing). We have a team of 116 strong, an amazing central Ponsonby location, and exciting plans for investment in growth and innovation.
ABOUT THE ROLE : We are looking for a dynamic and creative Analyst Developer join our Auckland Optimisation team. You will have a lot of autonomy and be responsible for the hands-
on development of a variety of optimisation products (PBS / Rostering / Recovery / Workforce optimisation). You will also drive solution generation, analysis and liaising with established clients in relation to Pairings and Roster optimisation.
You will have the ability to be involved in the benchmarking process and analysis for potential new clients.WHAT YOU'LL DO : Hands on development within the areas of the Merlot Aero applications that relate to optimisation, in particular : the various optimisation products (though primarily PBS and Roster optimisation)the supporting configuration and reporting infrastructuredata transfer and validationPerform unit testing and quality assurance as required on product areas related to optimisation.
The performing of monthly Rostering and Pairing bureau processes, including configuration adjustments, solution generation and results analysis, and client liaisonEvaluate configuration changes to support improved quality solutionsDetailed and accurate investigation and analysis of optimisation results (benchmark and bureau)Proactively identifying areas for improvement in relation to : Client optimisation configuration and business processProduct and optimisation functionalityABOUT YOU : Relevant Operations Research or Computer Science degree or equivalentKnowledge of software development and structureMin 3+ years of C++ or C# development experienceMin 1 year Python experienceUnderstanding of Pairing and Rostering conceptsProblem solving and sound judgment in relation to technical mattersOpen minded, a quick learner, and passionate about learning the airline industryAutomatic testing experienceOutstanding collaboration skills, and ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlinesLevel of flexibility while working in a dynamic, collaborative environmentExcellent written and verbal communication skillsBONUS POINTSExperience in airline or transit industriesExperience across more than 1 optimisation product / Operations Research approachExperience in scheduling automation softwareJOINING OUR TEAMInnovative New Zealand software success story headquartered from fantastic central Ponsonby locationTeam events and lunchesGreat culture with strong values