Simulation Technical Lead
Full time based in Brisbane

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.

Our simulation capability continues to expand across a growing portfolio of exciting projects. This work is crucial in supporting our clients to make multi-million dollar capital and operating decisions.

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

The position of Simulation Technical Lead is a key member of Polymathian’s Senior Leadership Team. You will play a crucial role in guiding the strategic technical direction for simulation for Polymathian.

Key responsibilities will include developing and implementing key discrete simulation technologies using both commercially available packages and primary programming languages. Importantly, this will be done through the twin lenses of delivering customer value and guiding Polymathian’s continued evolution.

Project work will focus on providing technical leadership and guidance to the simulation team members to ensure successful outcomes for our clients in a consulting environment. This guidance will extend to growing, mentoring and personal development of the team.

The responsibility for capability evolution will include exploring the potential interactions and linkages between simulation and optimsation in client deployed applications.

Required Experience

  • Track record of providing discrete event simulation based advice to clients either with a recognised specialist consultancy or as part of an internal team.
  • Demonstrated innovative approach in using simulation techniques to solve complex problems.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Desired Experience

  • Experience with common COTS simulation packages such as Anylogic, Arena, Simio and Simul8.
  • Experience in Python, (and SimPy), Java and/or C++.

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Salary reflective of the senior role and 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


Brisbane Office

Full Time

Eligible candidates must have full rights to work in Australia