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Amazon to create 3,500 jobs at Canadian tech hubs


SEATTLE — Amazon announced Monday it will create 3,500 new corporate and technology jobs at its Canadian tech hubs in Vancouver and Toronto in the coming years. The new positions will support business teams across the company, including AWS, Alexa, Amazon advertising, and retail and operations technology. The jobs being created as part of today’s announcement include software development engineers, user experience designers, speech scientists working to make Alexa smarter, cloud computing solutions architects, and sales and marketing executives. The bulk of the new jobs — 3,000 — will be created in Vancouver, where Amazon is expanding its office footprint...