Data Scientist / Data Analyst / Data Engineer Consultants - Auticon - 18255

Contract: Permanent, Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per annum (dependent upon skills and experience), Closing Date: We recruit on a rolling basis with flexible start dates


Auticon is a social enterprise whose mission is to provide long-term career opportunities for autistic adults. Since 2011, we have partnered with clients wanting a neurodiverse workplace by providing inclusion and technology solutions that benefit from our autistic DNA. We employ autistic people as IT and Data Consultants, and they deliver high-quality services to our clients.


Auticon provides an inclusive work environment, supportive job coaches, and a low stress job interview process. We offer flexible work schedules, competitive pay, and an autism-friendly workplace. As an auticon employee, you would perform your job remotely or in the client’s office with the support of an auticon job coach. As autism is the cornerstone of our social mission, we do ask applicants for these roles to provide evidence of an autism spectrum condition diagnosis or confirmation that they are considering obtaining a diagnosis.

What might a day in this role look like?

You will join our consulting team which comprises Associates, Consultants and Senior Consultants. You will be a permanent employee of auticon, but most of your day-to-day work will be with one of our clients. You will add skills and expertise to the client’s team or project. Most of our clients are large multinational organisations who require expertise in areas such as data analysis, data visualisation, data engineering, machine learning or AI. You get the chance to work on interesting assignments with our clients, whilst still having all of the support of being an auticon employee. When you are between projects, your employment with us continues and we support you to further develop your skills.

What will I learn?

Personal development with fully funded courses.

What qualifications/skills are required?

  • An autism diagnosis, are in the process of obtaining a diagnosis, or are considering a diagnosis
  • Some relevant work experience OR the practical application of skills which could be obtained through a PhD for example 
  • The ability to commute to central Edinburgh on a regular basis (around 2-3 times per week).  As a responsible employer we are aware of the sensory and emotional impact of longer commutes. We consider a reasonable commute to be no longer than 1.5 hours each way. 
  • Strong Python or R skills, including the use of relevant libraries (NumPy, Pandas etc).
  • Experience in 2 out of the following 3:
    – use of data analysis tools
    – processing large data sets accurately
    – use of relational databases. 

We welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds, including people from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds, people with disabilities, people from diverse educational and socio-economic backgrounds and people who identify as LGBTQIA+.

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