Global eCommerce giant Amazon officially opens its new technology hub located in Boston, United States.
The new Tech Hub was inaugurated by Amazon and Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, and developer WS Development. Amazon says that the tech hub has a capacity of nearly 2000 employees.
The Boston Tech Hub includes additional office space, innovation labs, and mixed-use common areas enabling teams to keep thinking and innovating for consumers.
Additionally, Amazon is collaborating with UMass Boston to guarantee students and alumni have the proper tools, training, and knowledge to effectively access jobs in computer-related professions at Amazon and other tech companies.
Senior Vice President and Head Scientist at Amazon Alexa, Rohit Prasad, said, “Our teams in the Boston area are working on exciting innovations for our global customers—from artificial intelligence and machine learning to cloud computing and robotics engineering.”
He further added that they would like to thank the city of Boston and Massachusetts for allowing them to build their future here, and they look forward to continuing to invest and generate employment throughout the Commonwealth.
At the Boston Tech Hub, Amazon presently offers over 1,000 tech and corporate positions available. Interested candidates can apply for the open positions from the official website of amazon.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker said, “From jobs in operations to roles in engineering and machine learning, we are pleased that Amazon continues to create opportunities and expand across Massachusetts.”
Baker also mentioned that Amazon’s Boston Tech Hub and its new location in Boston Seaport would continue to generate excellent employment for the Commonwealth’s exceptional tech talent while also boosting investment in Massachusetts’ innovation economy.
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