Amazon to hire 1,300 more workers in India in regional recruitment drive

It plans to expand beyond its e-commerce and cloud business into areas such as payments, content, voice-assistance, and food retail.
By: | January 17, 2019

 

Amazon has revealed plans to create 1,300 jobs in India; the highest in the Asia-Pacific.

The e-commerce giant already has more than 60,000 people in India – comprising some 10% of its global workforce.

Across the rest of the Asia-Pacific, there are 467 openings in China, 381 in Japan, 259 in Australia, 174 in Singapore, 70 in South Korea, 13 in New Zealand, and 10 in Hong Kong.

The jobs range across different businesses and roles, and not just technology.

The firm has decided to add more jobs as it plans to expand beyond its e-commerce and cloud business into areas such as payments, content, voice-assistance, food retail and customer support.

“With our constant growth, we are always looking for some exceptional talent across levels in areas of software
development, product and marketing, machine learning, quality assurance, web development, product management,
supply chain, content development, operations, studio & photography and for other positions in the India consumer
business,” a spokesperson told¬†Times of India.