Amazon Hiring Aggressively in Canada to Develop Silk Web Browser

by Rob Lewis | Technology

Techvibes has learned that Amazon will be hiring agressively in Canada with a number of internal teams expanding their presence in the Vancouver office.

Included in the expansion are two new Amazon teams - Amazon Web Services - Relational Data Services and Amazon Silk- the web browser developed by Amazon for Kindle Fire.

Why Vancouver for a high profile project like Amazon Silk?

The motivation to expand it's development efforts in Vancouver were driven by a couple of factors including the Canada-wide talent pool and the success they've had with the existing Amazon based teams in the city.

To jumpstart the hiring process in Vancouver Amazon will be hosting a social night on Tuesday, July 17th from 7pm to 10pm at V Yaletown (2nd floor of Earls). Register online to attend.

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth's Biggest Selection., Inc., seeks to be Earth's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. and other... more

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Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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