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Analytics Software Engineer C# - Student (DA22-001)
About us

Here with us, Operations Research specialists, software developers and consultants all work together in project teams where we make complex mathematical optimization methods deployable for end users. We develop customized application software on the basis of our OPTANO platform as well as individual planning software. Our clients are successful companies  such as car manufacturers and airlines as well as leading strategy consultancies.

Since our establishment  in 2009, we have become a very renowned company in our field. Our team in Paderborn currently has 35 employees.


As an Analytics Software Engineer C# you will support our team in implementing software projects. You will learn how modern software is developed and will be responsible for your own work package.

You will perform a wide range of tasks which will generally encompass one or more of the following areas:

  • Software system architecture as well as structuring programs and classes
  • The design, creation and implementation of user interfaces
  • Support in the visual processing of data
  • The design and implementation of data logic and presentation levels
  • Displaying individual user processes in software

Basic knowledge in at least one of the above-mentioned areas would be of advantage although on-the-job training will be provided.

As a student you will work closely with our experienced software engineers (you will have direct contact to project managers, consultants and developers in the respective teams). Together you will find solutions which are impressive in quality and efficiency.


You would like to apply your know-how in fascinating practical projects while continuing to pursue your degree course and

  • you are interested in software development
  • software creation and usability fascinates you
  • you see things from a user perspective and can understand the user's needs.

Experience in at least one of the following technologies would be of advantage:

  • Visual Studio, Programing in C#
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) or Windows Forms
  • EntityFramework, Linq2SQL or Linq2Entity
  • Storage and runtime tuning

As a student you will receive ongoing training specifically in the applied technologies. Because you are interested in learning about new technologies and methods, you will constantly be up-to-date with current developments.

Job Benefits

We are a small company and our teams don't just market the term "flat hierarchy" - they actually practice it. We offer you the opportunity to apply your practical know-how and ideas in fascinating and challenging tasks on a daily basis. Our goal is to make OPTANO better - with you at our side. Our excellent work climate and cooperation at eye level are crucial factors for our success. This is why we offer you the following attractive benefits:

  • Flexible working hours and teleworking
  • Compensatory time off for overtime
  • Individual further training programs
  • Smart office premises with state-of-the-art equipment.

For more information about our benefits, go to our Career section.

This is a fixed-term contract and the position is initially part-time. However, as a dynamic, expanding company we would be interested in a long-term working relationship.

In recent years, many students have written their final theses for their Bachelor or Master degrees under our team's guidance. We offer a lot of fascinating tasks and would consider a thesis in our team to be an ideal start to a long-term working relationship.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief.


We look forward to receiving your application! Please use the application button on this page and take a few minutes to read our tips for your application.

For further information, please contact:

Kerstin Bause | OPTANO GmbH | Technologiepark 18 | 33100 Paderborn
Tel. +49 5251 68220-21 |



Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
For the duration of the degree course
Job Location
Technologiepark 18, Paderborn, NRW, 33100, Germany
Working Hours
Part-time; 9.5 - 19 hrs per week
Date posted
1. January 2022
Valid through
16. June 2019
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