Simulation Model Developer / Analyst
Casual / Part time / Full time based in Brisbane / Perth

About Polymathian

Polymathian is a niche consulting and hosted software development company specialising in operations analysis and optimisation-based decision support tools. Polymathian works in a range of industries including: Mining, Maritime, Rail, Agriculture, Energy and Health, providing operations analysis services and supporting hosted optimisation tools for clients around the world.

We offer the opportunity to play a key role in projects for some of the largest companies in Australia and around the world. We believe in small, project-dedicated teams where every member directly contributes to the end product. At Polymathian you'll have opportunities to play a crucial role in developing software which will be vital in making what could be multi-million dollar capital and operating decisions for our clients.

If you are interested in challenging operations analysis problems, using modern software development tools and frameworks, you will love working in Polymathian. You will work across a wide variety of projects with an expanding team of technical specialists contributing to expansion of our overall service offering.

Position Description

We are expanding our simulation team to support client needs and a growing portfolio of exciting projects. As a Simulation Model Developer/ Analyst you will work with the simulation team and across the Polymathian business to help deliver our projects. You will liaise with clients to understand their operations, collect data and work with the team to design and develop simulation models.

Using the models, you will help to analyse operations, find operational bottlenecks and ways to improve operational performance. You will also assist with the deployment and improvement of the decision support tools that help our clients to optimise their operations.

We want people who have the potential to be amazing developers, analysts and great at engaging with industry to understand and collaboratively solve our client’s operational problems. As a developer and analyst of complex operations, you will take pride in your work. You'll strive to continually delight our clients and exceed their expectations.

Required Experience

  • Fantastic interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with discrete event simulation models and/or software development
  • Willingness to work as part of a team and get involved in the full project lifecycle, including understanding client requirements, data analysis, simulation model development and deployment of hosted simulation tools in an operational environment

Desired Experience

  • Experience with simulation analysis projects
  • Specific experience in Python, SimPy and other associated libraries
  • Experience with common COTS simulation packages such as Anylogic, Arena, Simio and Simul8 is also of interest.
  • Experience and/or formal qualification in applied mathematics or engineering
  • Exposure to modern web development technologies

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Salary commensurate with formal qualifications and level of experience
  • Flexible working environment
  • Access to learning and development programs and conference events

How To Apply

Send your application to Be sure to include:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Any work or projects which support your application

Brisbane / Perth Office

Casual / Part Time / Full Time

Eligible candidates must have full rights to work in Australia