Amazon to Hire 3,500 Workers

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CBJ — Amazon.com has announced it plans to hire 3,500 people in Ontario and British Columbia as part of the company’s ongoing expansion plans.

It’s estimated about 3,000 of the jobs will be based in the Greater Vancouver Area with another 500 in the Greater Toronto Area.

The new corporate and tech jobs will include software development engineers, user experience designers, speech scientists working to make Alexa smarter, cloud computing solutions architects, and sales and marketing executives.

Amazon already has a strong footprint here in Canada. There are also plans to build another three fulfillment centres in Hamilton, Ajax and Halifax, bringing the national total to 16.

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