Amazon this Monday announced the opening of 100,000 new jobs in the US and Canada to fill corporate and technology positions. among them “Blockchain Architects”with the aim of keeping pace with and satisfying consumer demand. This was expressed through the Ecos365 medium.
Retail giant “Amazon” announced the fourth wave of recruitment of the year, adding 100,000 new employees in the US and Canada to its work team in order to maintain the rate of growth to meet the expectations of the company’s directors. According to the website, Amazon Inc has opened a job search for 100,000 corporate and technology jobs.
Most positions are full-time, but there are also part-time positions. The company is looking for employees and in some positions it is possible to work from home and from any country as the jobs are 100% remote.
Alicia Boler Davis, vice president of global customer compliance for the company said:
“The company is currently still evaluating the seasonal job needs for the winter holidays in addition to the 100,000 occupied jobs,” he also said that Amazon is committed to automation, adding, “We will continue to implement technology where appropriate for safety reasons and where we run our overall operations can improve, ”he added.
As noted by Infotechnology, The company is primarily focused on AWS’s business, cloud computing and storage. as far as the country is concerned. The main reason for this is the search for IT talent, although there are also positions in positions that cover other specialist areas.
It is shown on LinkedIn that the most sought-after positions are those of software architecture (especially SAP and cloud) and security architecture. Behind this are the big data profiles and management positions for the software architecture.
Among the positions are:
Amazon Web Services (AWS) architect
Customer service in Portuguese
Engineer and software developer
Cyber security consultant
Cybersecurity and security architecture
The company also offers business-oriented jobs. This is the case with the Public Sector Development Partner who would be responsible for finding “strategic alliances” between the government and the ASW, and the same position is available in Sales Focus.
As the company noted in its statement on Monday, the roles will be distributed in one hundred of its new warehouses and operating facilities due to open in the region later this month. New jobs offer benefits and hiring rewards of up to $ 1,000 in select cities, as well as access to training programs. Interested parties can apply via the Amazon Jobs page.
The Seattle-based company announced 33,000 new jobs for corporate and technology employees in its previous statement in September. This year, Amazon grew 40% and hired more than 175,000 people. The company employs a total of 876,800 people.
Amazon against COVID-19
It is true that the outbreak of the pandemic hit multiple sectors of the economy and kept international markets in check, but there are also segments that have experienced an unprecedented boom in this critical context. One of them is electronic commerce, many inevitable and convenient cases in this situation of isolation.
According to the company, demand from the e-commerce segment has remained strong even after the restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“This was another very unusual quarter and I couldn’t be more proud and grateful to our employees around the world. Unsurprisingly, we spent more than $ 4 billion in the quarter on additional COVID-19 costs to keep our employees safe and to continue delivering products to customers during times of high demand. We bought personal protective equipment, improved the cleanliness of our facilities, pioneered security processes, added new family care support benefits, and paid a special thank you bonus of over $ 500 million to frontline employees and delivery partners. Said the company’s founder, Jeff Bezos.
The blockchain and Amazon
Thanks to Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Amazon Managed Blockchain (AMB), two solutions for disruptive technologies of the blockchain network, Amazon is a leader in the use of new technologies.
AWS offers more than 175 products and services in As a Services (BaaS). everything available in the cloud. This platform offers distributed general ledger data.
This powerful, immutable, and cryptographically verifiable database offers everything from infrastructure technologies like computers, storage, and databases to emerging technologies like machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), data seas, and the Internet of Things (IoT). According to Amazon, the blockchain can bring existing applications to the cloud faster, easier, and more profitably, eliminating the need for costly consulting implementations.
On the other hand, Amazon Managed Blockchain (AMB) is a fully managed service that allows clients to configure blockchain networks in their organizations using popular open source frameworks such as Ethereum Blockchains and Hyperledger Fabric. .
The company recently announced that Amazon Managed Blockchain now supports Hyperledger Fabric v 1.4 for new networks. Aside from stability improvements and bug fixes, this version improves the Java and Node.js client SDKs for easier string code development and deployment, supports Java string code, and has additional metrics for monitoring network activity, including allowing customers to use CouchDb as a status database by querying larger data from the string code using query and storage formats using JSON.