EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Amazon

Company/Organisation:
Amazon

Geographic Location

Country: Spain
Region: Comunidad de Madrid
Location of affected unit(s): Madrid

Company

Sector: Professional services
Other professional, scientific and technical activities
74.90 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities n.e.c.
Number Employed: 9000
Group: Amazon

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 29-09-2020
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

US e-commerce company Amazon has announced the hiring of 100 professionals for its software development centre in Madrid (tech hub) this October. The new employees will work as computer developers and will have a 'competitive benefits package' with company shares, health insurance, life insurance, pension plan, discounts and training, according to the company.

This Amazon tech Hub in Azca (Madrid) has 1,000 employees and four areas: Amazon Business, Shopping Experience, Emerging Businesses and Book Depository.

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