Amazon Canada To Create 3000 High Tech Jobs At Vancouver Tech Hub

Amazon bringing 3,000 new tech jobs to VancouverMore

Combined with 1,000 new Amazon jobs announced in November, this will bring the company's total employment across Canada to 9,000.

Justin Trudeau and the President of Amazon Canada just made a live public announcement about the massive expansion of the company's headquarters in downtown Vancouver.

The general manager of web services Jesse Dougherty said the new corporate positions will be focused on e-commerce technology, cloud computing and machine learning. In addition to the 6,000 Canadians that are already employed by Amazon across the country.

Until the new Dunsmuir building opens, on a temporary basis, Amazon will continue to occupy 80% of the 80,000 sq. ft. of space at WeWork's first Vancouver co-working office location at the Bentall III office tower.

Amazon now employs more than 1,000 people in Vancouver who work on the company's retail and AWS products, in addition to human resources technology.

"This is great news for Canadian professionals looking for new challenges and new markets, or students ready to enter the job market", Prime Minister Trudeau said.

The office is slated to open in 2022.

Amazon is expanding in Vancouver again. The company expects to employ 5,000 employs across the three offices.

There are also tens of thousands of small and medium-sized businesses, authors, and entrepreneurs in Canada who are growing their businesses with tools like Marketplace, Fulfillment By Amazon, Kindle Direct Publishing, and AWS. "Canadians share your passion for invention and your commitment to excellence - and that's why we are excited to see Amazon grow here in Vancouver". Candidates interested in applying for open roles at Amazon's Vancouver Tech Hub can do it here. Vancouver also threw its name in the hat, but both cities failed to make the shortlist.

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