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We work on complex issues which require solutions that have not yet been found in science nor in practice.

Share your ideas with specialists

We work together closely to achieve optimum results- so that everybody can contribute his/her own strengths and capabilities.

Room for

We believe in supporting your professional and personal growth and development – by providing mentoring, further training opportunities and exciting new tasks.

working conditions

Our goal is to create a working atmosphere which encourages outstanding performance by providing an ideal working environment.

our team

Our company

OPTANO is the technology platform of ORCONOMY GmbH, a successful and dynamic IT start-up in the German city of Paderborn. Our team is made up of OR specialists, software developers, consultants  and lateral thinkers who deploy mathematical optimization methods and make them available to users. We develop precise application software based on our OPTANO platform for successful enterprises such as Daimler or BMW or for leading strategy consultancies. Our aim is to provide professional solutions which stand out in productive operations so that our clients can plan more efficiently and thus gain a competitive edge.

We offer you an attractive benefits package

  • Flexible working hours and teleworking

    We offer flexible working hours, a good work-life balance and the opportunity to work from home.

  • Beverages and fresh fruit

    Water, tea and coffee are readily available and fresh fruit can be found in all our offices.

  • State-of-the-art technology

    All our workspaces are equipped with the most sophisticated hardware and software.

  • Ongoing training opportunities

    Our employees participate in ongoing training schemes to ensure continuous personal and professional growth and development.

  • Funded retirement plans

    We offer our employees the opportunity to join our company-sponsored retirement benefits plan.

  • Cooperation among equals

    We believe in a flat hierarchy.  Management and employees are on first-name terms with one another. We promote an excellent working climate by organizing regular team-building events.

Your opportunities in our team – current vacancies

Operations Research Specialist – TheaterLytics

Apply your optimization know-how in a project funded by the federal state of North-Rhine Westphalia and get the chance to do a PhD degree.

Contract: for the duration of the project
Qualifications: post-graduate
Stundenumfang: full-time
Location: Paderborn
Starting date: immediately

Reference number: AS19-004

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Operations Research Developer

Apply your optimization know-how and experience as a developer in client projects in which you assume a leading role.

Contract: permanent position
Qualifications:  post-graduate
Hours: full-time
Location: Paderborn, Germany
Starting date: immediately

Reference number: AS19-001

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Operations Research Consultant

Apply your scientific optimization know-how in client projects in which you assume a leading role.

Contract: permanent position
Qualifications: post-graduate
Hours: full-time
Location: Paderborn, Germany
Starting date: immediately

Reference number: AS19-003

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C# Software Developer

Apply your experience in development and design in C# in your own projects.

Contract: permanent
Qualifications: qualified and experienced software developer
Hours: full-time
Location: Paderborn, Germany
Starting date: immediately

Reference number: AS19-002


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C# Software Developer (Student/undergraduate assistant)

Assume responsibility for your own work packages on software or algorithm design and implementation from our projects. Acquire skills in modern development techniques.

Contract: This is an under-graduate position and thus considered temporary although a long-term working relationship is desired.
Qualifications: Student
Hours: Part-time,  9.5 – 19 hours per week
Location: Paderborn, Germany
Starting date: immediately

Reference number: DA19-001


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Apply now – Tips for your application

We appreciate your interest in our company. We have put together a few useful tips for you to ensure that your application leaves a good first impression with us.

Onboarding – Your start in our team

Your application was a success and you are now a part of our team. To make sure that your first few weeks run smoothly and are well-structured, we have devised a special onboarding program for you:

  • Mentoring: Each colleague is appointed a mentor who will give you regular feedback on your projects and personal development within the company.
  • Structured check-in: To make sure that nothing essential is overlooked, your mentor will go through a standardized check list with you on your first day.
  • Personal contact: During onboarding, a colleague will be at hand to offer you assistance and clarify any questions.
  • Special onboarding: The onboarding program varies depending on your position. Your personal contact is an expert in his/her field as well as your own and will help you in your professional growth and development. We also have an additional standardized curriculum  for developers in which short lessons help you to find your way around our OPTANO technology platform .
  • A team member from day one: You will start working on team projects immediately. On-the-job training will prepare you well for when you eventually take on your own projects.

We are looking forward to meeting  you!

If you require further information about any of our vacancies or have any questions about your application, please contact:
Antonia Wester l ORCONOMY GmbH l Technologiepark 19 l 33100 Paderborn l
Tel. +49 5251 68220-0 l