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Amazon plans to rent three,000 folks devoted to areas like programming, finance, and others

The e-commerce giant will be adding new corporate and technology jobs to its technology center in Boston.

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Amazon is looking for another 3,000 employees in the Boston area to support the Alexa, Amazon Web, Services, Amazon Robotics and Amazon Pharmacy divisions, the company has announced. The hired staff will double the company's wages at its technology center in Boston.

The expansion includes the re-letting of a 17-story, 630,000-square-foot office tower from WS Development on One Boston Wharf Road.

Amazon has seen remarkable growth as it depends on mail shipments that have advanced in times of pandemic when people prefer to shop online and get their package on their doorstep to avoid coronavirus infections.

The 33-acre Boston Seaport Initiative site will include workspaces, innovation labs, and mixed-use common areas for Amazon employees and is expected to be completed by 2024. It will also include retail stores, among other things.

New jobs include technical roles in software development and artificial intelligence, as well as machine learning, as well as non-tech positions in product management, human resources, finance and more.

Since 2010, Amazon has created more than 20,000 jobs in Massachusetts and invested more than $ 6.2 million in the Massachusetts economy. The company currently has more than a million employees, including 800,000 in the United States.

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