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Autism spectrum technology careers

Do you identify as being on the autism spectrum and are looking for a career in technology? Do you have a good eye for details, can concentrate perseveringly, recognize patterns and errors or like to analyze questions logically?

Whether you are an expert or a beginner, if you are interested in IT, then we should get to know each other.

We offer interesting projects in the areas of Quality Assurance & Testing, Analytics, Software Development & Migration as well as Compliance & Reporting. We offer an autism friendly work environment tailored to their your well-being.

Employment opportunities for autistic adults

  • Permanent employment as an IT consultant at auticon
  • Career opportunities at all levels – from junior to expert
  • Fascinating and complex projects
  • Projects that suit your skills and interests
  • Freedom to focus on technical work
  • An autistm friendly work envrionment 
  • Support from job coaches and project managers

Support for autistic employees

For many people, developing their own potential is associated with challenges. We know that for people with autism, certain social interactions, spatial details, or sensory stimuli in the work environment can make successful work difficult. Correspondingly they may find it difficult to gain a foothold in the job market despite their immense professional competence.

We change that: We enable people with autism to work in a profession that does justice to their actual qualifications. With understanding, awareness, and know-how we create an environment that enables our colleagues on the spectrum to have productive and sustainable careers in technology. Specially trained job coaches and project managers support our consultants on their project work.

How job coaches support autistic employees

  • Acts as a point of contact for our consultants, from the recruitment process through to client success
  • Supports our IT consultants with organization preparation for project assignments.
  • Enables accommodations at the client’s workplace
  • Educates the client about autism and the possible needs of the IT consultants
  • Mediates general feedback between client and consultant

… and our project managers

Our experienced project managers lead our consultants in technical and professional matters and support them in their personal development. The focus is always on individual strengths and interests.

The support is always tailored to the consultant’s requirements at the workplace. The aim is to support the consultants as much as necessary and as desired. It is essential that our colleagues learn to recognize and deal with their needs independently.

Technology careers for adults on the autism spectrum

As a constantly growing IT service provider, auticon is always looking for talented and qualified professionals in the following areas:

Quality Assurance & Testing | Analysis of complex software, defect analysis, system, regression and/or integration tests; creation of test cases; test automation; documentation and evaluation of test results

Analytics | Manual or automatic processing, analysis and interpretation of complex mass and transaction data; creation of queries with SQL, MS Access or reporting software; development and creation of models, calculations and reports, data security projects, cybersecurity projects (SIEM)

Software Development & Migration | Analysis, design and implementation of application and software solutions; development and optimization of software, interfaces, databases and user interfaces in various languages, e.g. Java, C, C++, C#, PHP, Perl, JavaScript

Compliance & Reporting | Review and reporting of compliance with internal and legal regulations; analysis, design and improvement of business processes and data; validation of data migrations; research and analysis of sensitive data; design, control and guarantee of protected and integrated systems

Meet (some of) the Team

Martin Neumann, auticon Consultant, sitting at a desk admist several monitors.

“auticon enables me to work the way I want to work: I can fully focus on the quality of my work and don’t have to worry about those factors that may stop me from doing an excellent job. The best thing about working for auticon is that I can do what I’m good at.”

Martin Neumann, auticon consultant
Read more about Martin in the Financial Times.

“We have back-office support from project managers and job coaches. This takes off some of the pressure if a difficult situation arises. The job coaches encourage consultants to take regular time off, which helps to avoid the build up of anxiety or sensory overload. They also assist with prioritising tasks and ensure the workplace environment is comfortable.”

James Neely, auticon consultant
Read more about James in the Guardian

“I like to feel useful. Society is made up of people who make something bigger than themselves. And that means work. That means being able to contribute to a shared idea.”

Tom Cowley, auticon consultant
Find out more about Tom on BBC News