Amazon expanding in Boston, adding 3,000 new jobs

Amazon expanding in Boston, adding 3,000 new jobs Updated: 8:34 AM EST Jan 26, 2021 Amazon announced Tuesday that the company plans to expand its Boston Tech Hub and create more than 3,000 new corporate and technology jobs during the next several years. The new roles will support teams across […]

Amazon expanding in Boston, adding 3,000 new jobs


Amazon announced Tuesday that the company plans to expand its Boston Tech Hub and create more than 3,000 new corporate and technology jobs during the next several years. The new roles will support teams across the company, including Alexa, Amazon Web Services, Amazon Robotics and Amazon Pharmacy, the company said. “Much of the technology that makes Alexa smarter every day is invented in Boston. Our teams here play a key role in driving Amazon’s innovations — from Alexa to AWS to Amazon Pharmacy — and help us keep delighting customers around the world,” said Rohit Prasad, Vice President & Head Scientist for Alexa at Amazon.The new jobs will include technology roles in software development, Artificial Intelligence and machine learning, along with non-tech corporate roles in product management, HR, finance, and more. The company leased a new 17-story office tower at One Boston Wharf Road to accommodate its growing workforce. One Boston Wharf Road will also feature a community dog park, ground-floor retail space and a new performing arts center with two live performance venues consisting of a 500-seat theater and a 100-seat black box theater.Amazon already employs more than 3,700 people in its Boston Tech Hub.

Amazon announced Tuesday that the company plans to expand its Boston Tech Hub and create more than 3,000 new corporate and technology jobs during the next several years.

The new roles will support teams across the company, including Alexa, Amazon Web Services, Amazon Robotics and Amazon Pharmacy, the company said.

“Much of the technology that makes Alexa smarter every day is invented in Boston. Our teams here play a key role in driving Amazon’s innovations — from Alexa to AWS to Amazon Pharmacy — and help us keep delighting customers around the world,” said Rohit Prasad, Vice President & Head Scientist for Alexa at Amazon.

The new jobs will include technology roles in software development, Artificial Intelligence and machine learning, along with non-tech corporate roles in product management, HR, finance, and more.

The company leased a new 17-story office tower at One Boston Wharf Road to accommodate its growing workforce.

One Boston Wharf Road will also feature a community dog park, ground-floor retail space and a new performing arts center with two live performance venues consisting of a 500-seat theater and a 100-seat black box theater.

Amazon already employs more than 3,700 people in its Boston Tech Hub.

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