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Software Developer (m/f) - 2017071MET

PSI Metals is the world's largest provider of software solutions in production management for the metals industry. Customer relationships established over the course of decades have contributed to our staff's outstanding technological expertise in metals. The integrated solutions of PSI Metals for the production management, logistics, and supply chain optimization of the metals industry are contributing to improve quality, efficiency, environmental emission, and satisfaction of our customers. Our customers are the world leaders in metals production on all continents.

Job Type: Fulltime
Region: Dusseldorf
Category: PSI Metals

Job Description

PSI Metals is continuously looking for talented professionals to strengthen its team: whether experienced in the industry or recent graduates. For its Düsseldorf office, PSI Metals is looking to welcome Software Developers on board its Competence Center Planning team to develop the world leading standard application for production planning and scheduling in the metals industry.


The Software Developer is responsible for the development of the standard application of PSImetals Planning. This application is the world leading production planning and scheduling solution for the metals industry with references all over the world and functions ranging from sales and operation planning, master planning, and detailed scheduling as well as complex cutting and assignment optimization engines. Besides the development of the standard product, the Software Developer will be integrated into project teams to support the achievement of successful projects.


The Software developer will give support to current activities of PSI Metals according to the actual needs.

In particular:

  • Development of the standard application PSImetals Planning
  • Development of new functionalities to enrich the product
  • Go from project requirements to standard features developments as much as possible
  • Integration of the PSImetals Planning with other applications of PSI Metals
  • Improvement of usability and user experience
  • R&D to develop the next generation of our standard software
  • Support project execution with
  • Understanding the customer’s requirement
  • Developing  required functionalities
  • Creating and performing test cases
  • Supporting system integration if required (pre-processing, post processing)
  • Designing and implementation of optimization models

The activities have to be performed either at PSI Metals office or at PSI Metals customer facilities.

Job Requirements

We are looking for experienced developers as well as recent graduates that are motivated to be part of the development of a standard product pioneer in its field. Typical study disciplines will be civil engineering, machine learning, data science, Information Technology, applied mathematics, mathematics, physics…

In addition to technical skills, qualified candidates will demonstrate strong social skills, proactivity, and independence in their tasks. Knowledge or experience in the metals industry will definitely stand out from the rest.

Our software development is performed primarily in C++, Java, as well as database applications in Oracle using PL/SQL. Python is also commonly used. Experience in these programming languages is an asset.

Knowledge in Operation Research, Optimization techniques and optimization engines are highly appreciated.

The Software Developer will travel on a moderate basis to our customer sites. The communication language is predominantly English while any other languages are an asset.

Best Career Prospective

We offer many development tracks for our employees in the entire product lifecycle of standard software development as well as consulting and project management of large, complex IT projects within the metals industry.

By joining PSI Metals, you are joining a dynamic team working in an international environment. You will be faced with many interesting challenges while working in a stimulating atmosphere.

Candidates with a handicap will be reviewed equally and preferably employed.

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