Amazon Boosts Technology, Corporate Hiring

Amazon plans to create 3,500 new tech and corporate jobs across six cities. The company will expand its tech hubs in Dallas, Detroit, Denver, New York (Manhattan), Phoenix, and San Diego.

The company said it will invest more than $1.4 billion in these new offices, which will host teams supporting businesses across the company. Teams in these cities will support various businesses across Amazon, including AWS, Alexa, Amazon Advertising, Amazon Fashion, OpsTech and Amazon Fresh, among others. The company expects to hire for a variety of roles, from cloud infrastructure architects and software engineers to data scientists, product managers, and user experience designers.

Amazon’s tech hub and corporate office expansions include:

  • Dallas, TX: Amazon will expand the existing Dallas Tech Hub at its Galleria location in North Dallas, adding more than 100,000 square feet of space and 600 tech and corporate roles.
  • Detroit, MI: The acquisition of more than 25,000 square feet of office space in Detroit will provide space for an additional 100 jobs.
  • Denver, CO: Amazon’s Denver Tech Hub will grow by an additional 100 jobs with the addition of 20,000 square feet of new office space.
  • New York City, NY: In Manhattan, Amazon plans to create 2,000 new jobs and has acquired the Lord & Taylor Fifth Avenue building, where the company plans to open a new 630,000 square foot office.
  • Phoenix, AZ: The company’s 90,000 square foot Phoenix Tech Hub expansion at 100 Mill will bring more than 500 new jobs to the community.
  • San Diego, CA: In San Diego, an addition of more than 40,000 square feet of office space will allow for the creation of 200 new jobs.

“People from all walks of life come to Amazon to develop their career— from recent graduates looking for a place to turn their ideas into high-impact products, to veterans accessing new jobs in cloud computing thanks to our upskilling programs,” said Beth Galetti, svp/human resources at Amazon. “These 3,500 new jobs will be in cities across the country with strong and diverse talent pools. We look forward to helping these communities grow their emerging tech workforce.”