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I'm thinking of a number. It's 5 digits long

There's a 5 between a 7 and a 2.
The second-biggest number is on the far right.
The average digit value is equal to the second-lowest digit.
The smallest digit does not divide the largest digit.
You can write it without knowing binary (tricky clue!).
No digit is neighbored by two smaller digits.
There's a 2 beside a 6.
Most of the digits are odd.

Now tell me what AWESOME job I must be thinking of?

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The job is

Elite TIE Fighter Pilot in The Last Jedi (Star wars)

The number is

75526

And this is

The lego star wars code number for Elite TIE Fighter Pilot. This also fits the title.

Explanation

The first clue is slightly misleading, as the 5 isn't directly in the middle of the 7 and 2. However as we know a 6 is next to a 2, then 7+5+2+6 = 20. The only number which can be added to this to give a whole number average, and have the second smallest digit as the average is 5. 6 must therefore be last , so the only two options are

1. 75526
2. 57526

No digit is neighboured by two smaller digits, so this rules out 2 because 7 is neighboured by two 5s. This leaves 1. and that gave the answer...

There's a 5 between a 7 and a 2.

Theres actually 2

The second-biggest number is on the far right.

The 6 which is second largest

The average digit value is equal to the second-lowest digit.

7+5+5+2+6 = 25. 25/5 = 5, the second smallest digit

The smallest digit does not divide the largest digit.

2 does not divide 7

You can write it without knowing binary (tricky clue!).

No 0s or 1s

No digit is neighbored by two smaller digits.

No two neighbours are smaller than the one in the middle.

There's a 2 beside a 6.

At the end

Most of the digits are odd.

3/5 are odd

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  • $\begingroup$ Close, but not quite. There was a tricky clue in there that I didn't label as tricky. Math grammar. Once you have the right number, it won't take long to find the job! $\endgroup$ – KevinCuredMeat Nov 1 '17 at 21:05
  • $\begingroup$ @KevinCuredMeat hmmmm... unless I have misunderstood a clue I'm pretty sure this is the only possible answer... (Is 0 allowed?) $\endgroup$ – Beastly Gerbil Nov 1 '17 at 21:10
  • $\begingroup$ i believe there is 5 between 7 and 2 could mean 7xx52 or 7x5x2 or ... $\endgroup$ – Oray Nov 1 '17 at 21:11
  • $\begingroup$ @Oray aaah thats the clue I misunderstood... of course... $\endgroup$ – Beastly Gerbil Nov 1 '17 at 21:12
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    $\begingroup$ That's it! I wasn't sure if "top result on Google" merited the "knowledge" tag, but I put it on there to be safe. Nice, fast work! $\endgroup$ – KevinCuredMeat Nov 1 '17 at 21:18

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