AIRO Young Opportunity

03 Apr 2024
Did you ever wonder whether academic research is confined within the university's walls?

About Optrail
Optrail is an optimization and digital technology company founded in 2014 that specializes in the application of Operations Research, Optimization, and Machine Learning in the field of transport and logistics. Optrail has a highly specialized team of Operations Research scientists and software developers, and numerous collaborations with Universities and research institutes. Optrail's flagship product is AMP (Advanced Movement Planner) for train traffic management, a tool capable of reacting to real-time network and operational changes to maximize efficiency by suggesting optimized dispatching decisions and directly carrying them out when running in auto-mode. Optrail has a strong focus on technology transfer from scientific research to the industry, and its team has extensive experience in this area. Optrail has established itself as a leader in the field of Rail Optimization having delivered planning solutions in different regions (US and Europe), traffic contexts (freight and passenger), and applications (main line and urban rail).
At Optrail, we're constantly pushing the boundaries of railway innovation through ongoing research and development of new products. To fuel our growth, we're on the hunt for talented individuals to join our team and help shape the future of the industry!

About the candidate
We are looking for a young candidate to join the Operations Research team with a full-time permanent contract. You will be involved in the research activities, which include:
- The analysis of real-life problems presented by our clients
- The development of solution algorithms
- The interaction with the software development team, to bring the algorithms into
- The support and maintenance of the deployed products
- The analysis of data to improve the algorithms as needed
Required skills
- Ph.D. in Operations Research or working experience in the field of Operations
- Problem-solving skills and an analytical mindset
- Knowledge of Programming Languages (Java, C++)
- Knowledge of optimization Solvers (Cplex, Xpress, Gurobi)
- Solid English and Italian language knowledge
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

If you are interested in joining a small company with big potential, and if you want to be part of a team where scientific research is applied to the real world, you can send your application (CV and cover letter) to

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