Amazon is looking to further boost its staff numbers in Scotland with the creation of 100 tech and corporate jobs.
The US giant said the majority of roles are for highly-skilled jobs across a wide range of professions, from software developers and machine learning specialists to applied sciences and product managers. Edinburgh was Amazon’s first research and development centre outside of North America.
“These highly-skilled jobs join our incredibly talented teams in Scotland and provide exciting opportunities for those who want to be at the cutting edge of global technology,” said Graeme Smith, managing director of Amazon Development Centre Scotland. “Our employees benefit hundreds of millions of customers around the world by focusing on personalised shopping recommendations, digital advertising and research and development.”
Amazon has more than 2,500 employees in Scotland spread across the development centre in Edinburgh, fulfilment centres in Dunfermline and Gourock, its Prime Now site in Glasgow, a customer service centre in Edinburgh and delivery stations in Edinburgh, Dundee, Bathgate, Aberdeen, Baillieston and Motherwell.
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