Analytics Developer C++

  • Kinaxis
  • Jan 07, 2018
Full time Information Technology Software

Job Description


Kinaxis® is a leading edge software company located in Ottawa, Canada. Our RapidResponse® on demand software enables manufacturers and brand owners to drive supply chain management (SCM) and sales and operations planning (S&OP) from a single system. Some of our preeminent customers include Cisco, Ford, Qualcomm, and Alcatel-Lucent to name just a few. For more information, visit the Kinaxis web site at or the company’s blog at .

If you are looking to make a difference, enjoy challenging work, and want to contribute to next-generation world class technology, then Kinaxis is the place for you! With the stability of a mature company, combined with the passion and innovation of a start-up, Kinaxis is a GREAT place to work. Our success and growth means we are expanding.


We are currently looking for:


Analytics Developer C++

Location: Ottawa, Ontario


Analytics Developers at Kinaxis create algorithms to optimize supply chains. Ever wonder how the hundreds of parts in your new smart phone come together from different suppliers all over the world? Kinaxis solves problem like that every day.

Our customers have terabytes of data that needs to be analyzed for the largest supply chains imaginable. Our algorithms move the global economy-- in seconds, not hours, or days.

It’s Big Data with an impact; Data Science on the front lines.

Our team is based out of our head office in Ottawa but we will consider candidates located anywhere within Canada. We offer relocation assistance or a possibility of working remotely. 

What You’ll Do

  • Design algorithms to solve business problems
  • Balance complexity, execution time and memory footprint to deliver performant solutions
  • Collaborate closely with your agile team members and other stakeholders
  • Connect with our global consulting team to solve customer issues and gather new requirements
  • Shape  the future direction of Kinaxis as we move into new markets


Technologies We Use

  • C++ for core development, with a little C# and R
  • State of the art in-memory analytics technology
  • Visual Studio, JIRA, Confluence, Git
  • Sophisticated internal testing tools to validate correctness and performance
  • Virtual and cloud infrastructure for development, support and testing


Things You Should Have

  • A love of data and algorithms, and the desire to apply them in the real world
  • Solid background in C++,  including object oriented design
  • Ability to design high performance code that does in seconds what others do in hours
  • The commitment to help every member of your team perform better
  • Post-secondary degree in Computer Science (or related)   ​
  • Experience in: Analytics or iterative algorithms
  • Optimization algorithms or statistical packages
  • Background in, or understanding of, supply chain management

If you want to be part a team that supports you, motivates you, improves constantly, and makes a difference, let’s talk.

Psst…  want the inside track on getting an analytics job with Kinaxis? Take our online coding test —the top candidates will automatically get an interview: 

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