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Amazon is hiring more than 1,000 people in India. Here are the positions you can apply for

BI India Bureau | Aug 10, 2017, 11.31AM IST
Amazon is on a hiring spree in India and the e-commerce company is looking to get at least 1,000 people onboard.

Amazon India is mostly looking for software professionals and employees who will fit the bill in research and development for the company's different divisions.

Positions are open for research scientists, data analytics, natural language processing (NLP), artificial intelligence machine learning (AIML) and Android developers.

Vacancies are in different departments such as Amazon.com, Amazon.in, the devices business, and the cloud computing division Amazon Web Services (AWS). The company told TOI that its hiring was limited only by the availability of talent in the required technologies and it was looking to hire as many as possible.

On its website, Amazon states it has 1,245 open positions in India. It has 50,000 people on its rolls in India, which is second largest workforce centre for Amazon after the US.

"The numbers are mind boggling. We are looking at a fully functional tech organisation in India and are hiring varied skills across several job families. India is a big focus area for talent globally," Dale Vaz, director of software development at Amazon India, told TOI.

AWS, Amazon's most profitable business unit, is looking to hire 195 people in India. Among the open positions, 557 are in Bengaluru, 403 in Hyderabad and 149 in Chennai. "We process a lot of data and are always looking for data processing and profiling engineers," Vaz said.

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