Working Student - Mathematical Optimization Modeling & Implementation (m/f/x)


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Munich, Frankfurt, Remote

Quantagonia, a pioneering force in optimization and quantum computing, is seeking a passionate intern in Mathematical Optimization Modeling & Implementation. It's your chance to join and collaborate with our dynamic team of experts in Quantum Computing, HPC, and algorithm development. If you enjoy working on challenging problems while taking responsibility, you've come to the right place!

We have been featured in major publications such as Handelsblatt and the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ). Additionally, Gründerszene ranked us as one of the 10 most promising startups of 2023. If you want to learn more about Quantagonia, visit our website or listen to our latest Startup Insider Podcast.

Please note that you must be an EU citizen for this position or have work authorization for the EU!


  • Understand real-world decision problems and formulate mathematical optimization models (MILP, QUBO) to address them.
  • Assist in the design and implementation of optimization algorithms and contribute to customizing mathematical optimization algorithms to meet specific project requirements.
  • Develop interactive graphical interfaces for showcasing mathematical optimization use cases.


  • Profound understanding of mathematical optimization concepts and algorithms, with a keen interest in expanding your skills in this area. Among others, you are familiar with modeling mixed-integer optimization problems and common algorithms to solve them.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python and C++, coupled with hands-on experience in utilizing mixed-integer solvers like Gurobi, CPLEX, or SCIP.
  • You are currently pursuing a BSc or MSc and enrolled in computer science, mathematics or a related field, preferably with a focus on mathematical optimization/operations research.


  • Enjoy a flexible blend of remote and on-site work, tailored to your needs, keeping you motivated and productive.
  • Receive a fair wage that recognizes your value and contribution.
  • Shape the future with cutting-edge research, tackling exciting challenges, and making a lasting impact.
  • Experience flat hierarchies and an open approach to personal development within the team.
  • Benefit from unbeatable opportunities for personal growth through close connections with founders, industry experts, and top students.
  • Check out the full list of Quantagonia benefits here

About Us

Based in Germany, Quantagonia is at the cutting edge of hybrid quantum and classical computing, helping companies apply it to their businesses to create game-changing strategic advantages. This is your opportunity to have a significant positive impact on a company's growth, build your own skillset, and experience the satisfaction of working at the forefront of a category that will shape the future of society.

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We appreciate your interest to join our growing team.