E-Commerce site Amazon has invited job applications for various posts across the country. According to the reports, Amazon India is looking for the candidates to fill 1300 vacant posts. At this time, the E-Commerce giant will hire the candidates all around the country and India has the highest number of vacancies i.e.1300, which thrice to China’s 467 openings. Only Germany has as many as openings as India, excluding the USA. While Japan has 381 jobs, Australia has 250 and Singapore has174 job openings.
The reports say that through this recruitment drive, Amazon is looking forward to expand its e-commerce and cloud business (AWS) into areas including Payments, Content (Prime Video), Voice Assistant (Alexa), Food Retail and Consumer Support. Last year, the company had hired over 60,000 candidates, 10% of its global strength.
The India opening for Amazon India will be for Chennai, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad.
Announcing the big number of job openings, a company official said that with constant growth, Amazon is looking to hire some exceptional talent across different levels and different categories. Sharing the details, the spokesperson said, software development, product & marketing, machine learning, quality assurance, web development, product management, supply chain, content development, operations, studio & photography are the respective areas in which company is looking forward to hire the candidates to enhance India business. “We have created thousands of skilled and semi-skilled jobs in India over the past decade,” Amazon representative said.
It is believed, recruiting more people in India would be supportive for Amazon to push its case in the FDI Policy discussion with the Centre, by Industry Experts.