- Amazon Web Services, Amazon’s cloud division, is the retail giant’s most profitable subsidiary.
- The competition for positions is fierce, with hundreds of applications being submitted for some positions.
- We spoke to a technical recruiter about how candidates can advance.
Amazon Web Services is one of Amazon’s strongest business units, with third-quarter revenue up 39% year over year and growing faster than analysts estimated, CNBC reported.
Even during the pandemic, the company hired “thousands of jobs,” both technical and non-technical, said Nikita Gupta, a technical recruiter at AWS in the US and founder of talent company FAANGPath. “I think their growth is immense.”
Gupta usually hires technical positions, such as software engineers and front-end engineers, but sometimes she hires people for marketing or product management roles. She said something …