Amazon's Virtual Tech Career Fair Aims at Hiring More than 100 People to Work at its Madrid Software Development Center
The most sought after roles are software developers and computer engineers for three main teams: Amazon Business, International Technology and Kindle & Reading Technology. All roles are full-time positions with attractive benefits including pension and medical insurance as well as competitive salary.
Madrid, 29 September 2020 — Amazon today announced plans to hire more than 100 new roles for its Madrid Tech Hub as part of its ongoing expansion. To encourage those interested in finding their next job opportunity, Amazon will hold a Virtual Tech Career Fair on 7 October open to anyone interested to learn more about the work at the hub and current job opportunities.
“As we continue to grow and expand our business in Spain, we are looking for new talent to fill the technical roles who will be in charge of building Amazon´s future technology, from Madrid to the whole world,” said Mariangela Marseglia, VP and Country Manager for Amazon in Italy and Spain. “We’re uniquely positioned to offer a wide range of opportunities to people with the right qualifications and experience. We’re excited to invite job seekers to come and learn more about what it’s like to build their career with Amazon, so we can make history together.”
The Tech Hub is located at Amazon´s Corporate office in Madrid where over 1,000 people from more than 70 different nationalities currently work. The technology teams in the tech hub include: Amazon Business, which focuses on creating solutions and features tailored to the needs of professionals, small and large businesses and institutions; Kindle & reading Technology, which builds new products and services to discover, buy, read and listen to novels, non-fiction and technical books, articles, comic books, and all other forms of reading; and International Technology, which delivers cutting-edge engineering from front-end customer experience to back-end service technology for a wide number of Amazon teams.
The Tech Career Fair event will be fully virtual, from 17:00 to 19:00, and will feature the full range of technical roles at the Madrid tech hub, including a “a day in the life” session, aiming to show what it is like to work at the tech hub. In addition to presentations, the event will feature panel discussions with tech hub executives as well as breakout sessions about some of the innovations that have been developed at the hub. Finally, local leaders will share tips on how to build a successful resume and how to prepare to interview at Amazon.
Those interested can register at https://madridtechcareerfair.splashthat.com/
Successful candidates will benefit from a competitive compensation package which includes company stock, medical and life insurance, pension plan, employee discount, as well as numerous coaching and training opportunities. Amazon has been recognized by Universum in 2018 and 2019 as one of the "Most Attractive Employers in Spain" (4th position in the ranking of IT and Engineering students this year) and #2 in YouGov´s “Workers´Choice 2019 Best Brand” ranking.
In 2020 Amazon is creating 2,000 new permanent jobs, bringing its current workforce in Spain to 9,000 employees. These include roles for workers of all backgrounds and education levels, including entry-level positions in operations, software developers and engineers, business development, data scientists and machine-learning professionals, as well as cloud experts and solution architects working at Amazon Web Services, which has recently announced a new European Region (Spain) to begin operations by end 2022 or early 2023. In addition to the people the company hires, Amazon generates about 82,000 additional indirect jobs including those created by the medium and small size businesses selling on Amazon´s marketplace.
To learn more about Amazon’s jobs in Madrid, visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/locations/madrid-spain
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