Skip to comments.Amazon's San Diego tech hub to open, will create 300 high-tech jobs (California)
Posted on 09/08/2018 12:59:20 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Amazon opened an 85-thousand-square-foot "Tech Hub" in University City Thursday that the tech giant says will create 300 new jobs in the areas of software development, machine learning, cloud computing and digital entertainment.
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Assemblyman Todd Gloria attended the grand opening event.
Amazon's San Diego expansion is the brainchild of Nate Wiger, a UC San Diego graduate who proposed the idea in 2016 while working at Amazon's Irvine office. The expansion will serve as one of Amazon's 17 Tech Hubs in the US and Canada , not including the company's Seattle headquarters.
On Wednesday, Amazon announced the expansion of its San Diego Tech Hub office, located in Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.s Campus Pointe in the University Town Center neighborhood of San Diego.
This expansion will allow the company to more than double its tech workforce in the area. Together with its customer fulfillment facilities, Amazon has created more than 39,000 jobs in California and since 2011 invested over $19 billion in the state, including infrastructure and compensation to its employees....
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Tech jobs for whom ?
An ‘International’ city. complete with crazy drivers-rear enders on the INTERSTATE! High property prices.
“Tech jobs for whom ?”
Amazon was approved for 2,515 visas for foreign-born workers in fiscal year 2017, outpaced by only one other company in the highly competitive H-1B lottery.
Re : Amazon was approved for 2,515 visas for foreign-born workers in fiscal year 2017, outpaced by only one other company in the highly competitive H-1B lottery.
SOP for Bezos and Amazon.
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