Amazon Reports Plan to Create 550 New Jobs at Phoenix Tech Hub

Dec 21, 2021 By MarketDepth

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AmazonHeadquartersAWS 1, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) reported plans to create over 550 corporate and tech jobs in Tempe, Arizona.  These jobs will support Amazon’s growing teams in consumer retail, Amazon Web Services, and Operations.  This includes positions such as software development engineers, senior solution architects, project managers and business analysts.  “Not only do Phoenix and Tempe have an incredible existing talent pipeline, but this is a place where people want to move to as well,” said Doug Welzel, site lead for Amazon’s Phoenix Tech Hub. “We’ve experienced amazing growth over the last few years, creating jobs and economic opportunity for the wider community. We’ve already created more than 5,000 corporate and tech jobs in the Phoenix area and we are excited to continue investing here.”

“It’s investments from companies like Amazon that will continue to help Tempe attract more businesses and tech talent to our city. These types of investments not only create good jobs, but they help to power the economic engine of our community and provide more opportunities for our residents and citizens.”

Corey Woods, Mayor of Tempe

“We are proud of Amazon’s continued investments in Arizona and the more than 32,000 jobs they support,” said Sandra Watson, President and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority. “The latest expansion of Amazon’s Tech Hub in Tempe reflects our highly skilled and growing workforce as well as our premier attractiveness for technology and innovation.”