What Kind of Job Positions Does Amazon Have?
As of December 2015, Amazon has over 12,000 jobs available at 136 locations throughout 32 countries worldwide, including positions in customer service, software development, business and merchant development, fulfillment and operations management, and supply chain/transportation management. Amazon offers both technical and non-technical jobs, ranging from solutions architect positions to roles in marketing and PR.
Additional technical roles available include jobs in operations, IT and support engineering; systems, quality and security engineering; business intelligence and research science. Available non-technical roles include positions in buying, planning and instock management; legal; and facilities, maintenance and real estate.
Amazon also offers some work-from-home opportunities, including roles in development coordination, regional management, marketing management and sales.
All Amazon jobs come with a choice of different medical insurance plans. The company matches its employees' 401(k) savings plans and pays for a short-term and long-term disability plan as well as basic life insurance. Amazon employees observe six company holidays each year and earn vacation time as well as six paid personal days annually.
Due to its large size, Amazon sorts its teams into a variety of different categories. For example, the marketing group includes the Advertising Creative Services, Amazon Clicks, Amazon Media Group, Self-Service Advertising and Video Advertising teams, among others.