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Do you want to create modern, long-lasting code in a large, complex, compute-intense product where you will never run out of new challenges? 

Our product includes a proprietary modeling language, a complete IDE and a deployment platform. As one of our C++ software engineers you will be both building new functionality and helping to modernize our existing code base. You will have the opportunity to work on the various parts of our code, working with different colleagues from many different nationalities. 

Our key goals as product development team are:  

  • continuously improving the user experience 
  • making sure our code is easily maintainable
  • making sure our product can handle the ever-increasing data volume and compute power demands  
  • making sure our product supports today’s integration paradigms and standards such as REST, OpenAPI and OAuth 
  • making optimal use of the innovation power offered by Azure’s cloud services and 
  • applying modern practices and technologies such as full CI/CD, Docker, Kubernetes, infrastructure-as-code and DevOps ways-of-working 

What are the responsibilities of a C++ software engineer at AIMMS?

In this role, you will need to analyze, design, code, refactor, write tests, fix bugs and release code to help us meet the goals listed above. 

What are the role requirements?

  • Skilled in applying software engineering methods, patterns, etc. 
  • Experience in programming 
  • Experience using source code repositories and test/build automation 
  • Enthusiasm for using Docker on Linux and Windows and for using Azure services 
  • Comfortable speaking and writing English (Dutch not needed)

Who excels in this role?

High performers in this role position usually have:

  • Little fear of exploring and changing existing code 
  • Write code that performs well and is very easy to understand 
  • Curiosity to explore and use the abundance of software tools, libraries and methods ‘out there’ to be more productive and innovative 
  • Naturally think ‘we’ rather than ‘I’ with a willingness to support others in achieving their tasks


Advancing the future of decision making

It all started with seeing a large untapped potential for the use of mathematical optimization in 1989. AIMMS is a privately held product-led SaaS company that helps accelerate the adoption of mathematical optimization by making it easy to take robust and high-quality decisions through technology. AIMMS is considered to be one of the five most important algebraic modeling languages. With our unique low-code platform users develop and deploy their own optimization-based Apps, common supply chain challenges are addressed with our ready-to-use Apps. We’re on a mission to grow the sustainable impact our technology has on the future of decision making.

Our dedicated team of AIMMSians works self-organized and hybrid around the globe. Our offices are located in Haarlem (The Netherlands), Seattle (USA) and Singapore. We enjoy a culture of authenticity, open dialogue, trust, talent development and a deep ambition to serve our customers.

AIMMS touches many aspects of daily live

AIMMS makes optimization software. Our leading-edge low-code platform and Apps are used around the world to take better decisions. Through our technology, many aspects of people’s daily lives are touched by AIMMS, from electricity delivered to our homes, supplying groceries, distribution of vaccines, keeping our rail network safe, to emission-reduction policymaking.

We show up with a shared set of values

We live and grow by the importance of open and honest feedback and behavior in line with our core values: Integrity, Care, Open and Ambition.

The way we work together is self-organized

The AIMMS way of working is built on a foundation that combines freedom with responsibility. Empowering you to work towards achieving goals, to take ownership, to be transparent on accountabilities and to reach your full potential.

We support and invest in AIMMSians

  • An attractive salary
    We offer a competitive salary according to your experience based on industry benchmarks
  • Annual performance-based bonus
    We treat and pay all employees equally and we share financial success together
  • Fully paid pension
    We fully cover for your pension scheme, no personal contribution
  • Hybrid way of working
    We offer the possibility to work location independent, take a short-term workcation
    and schedule flexible working hours
  • Permanent labor contract
    We don’t put an end-date on you
  • 6 weeks of holiday per year
    In addition, National bank holidays can be used as diversity days to celebrate
    (religious or non-religious) occasions that are important to you
  • Personal development
    We encourage ongoing development through specific skillset training as well as personal coaching
  • Dutch classes for non-native speakers
    We offer beginner and intermediate courses during work hours and the opportunity
    to practice speaking Dutch at the lunch table
  • Opportunity to buy company shares
    We offer the possibility to get (indirect) co-ownership of AIMMS


Are you interested in this role? Great, then it’s time to shine and apply! One of our recruiters will review your application to see if you meet all basic and some preferred qualifications listed on the job description.


If you meet the qualifications and are selected to move forward, you’ll be contacted to schedule a call to learn more about you and ask some basic questions.

Interviews & Culture fit

In this phase we really want to dive deeper to get to know you. A series of interviews will give you the opportunity to meet with future team members, learn more about the role and our company and ask any questions you have.


In the final stage, the hiring team will assess your potential to succeed in the job and we will ask you to reflect on your impression as well. If you like what you saw and we like what we heard, we’ll officially invite you to join AIMMS!


Please send your resume and a cover letter detailing why you would be a good fit for the position to [email protected] or call Esther at +31 615 285 749. No acquisition please.

AIMMS is an equal opportunity employer
Please tell us if you require any reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process, providing documents in an alternate format, or using specialized equipment.

Screening disclaimer
This position is subject to a security screening procedure, which consists of a criminal background check, a credit check and an educational check. Failure to comply with the screening process or a negative screening result will give AIMMS the right to terminate the work contract.

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