Amazon

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  • 4 x 8hr days
  • 1,000+ employees
  • Hybrid remote
  • Seattle, United States

Who we are

Amazon is guided by four principles:

  • Customer obsession rather than competitor focus
  • Passion for invention
  • Commitment to operational excellence
  • Long-term thinking.

We are driven by the excitement of building technologies, inventing products, and providing services that change lives. We embrace new ways of doing things, make decisions quickly, and are not afraid to fail. We have the scope and capabilities of a large company, and the spirit and heart of a small one.

Amazon team

Together, Amazonians research and develop new technologies from Amazon Web Services to Alexa on behalf of our customers: shoppers, sellers, content creators, and developers around the world.

Our mission is to be Earth's most customer-centric company. Our actions, goals, projects, programs, and inventions begin and end with the customer top of mind.

Our reduced time tech initiative

We are piloting "Reduced-Time Tech Teams" in various areas of the companies. These teams work 30 hours per week (Mon-Thurs is a common schedule) and receives the same benefits as full-time employees, with compensation proportionate to working 3/4 time.

The program aims to provide real, impactful work with the same promotion and growth opportunities of full-time teams.

This initiative was created with Amazon's diverse workforce in mind and the realization that the traditional full-time schedule may not be a "one size fits all" model. Although this is relatively new for technical job families, the concept of reduced-time employment is not new to Amazon - there are non-tech individuals who currently work a reduced 30 hour per week schedule. What is novel for Amazon is the creation of teams that are entirely comprised of reduced-time employees, including managers.

Our benefits

  • A new part time initiative for some employees
  • Competitive salaries
  • 100% health insurance
  • 20 weeks parental leave
  • The latest equipment
  • Home working stipend
  • And much more

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Amazon overview

Working Week

We’re piloting a part-time team initiative where entire teams will work 30 hours per week (Fridays are off)

  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed
  • Thu
  • 🏖️
    Fri

Our Vacation Policy

Our vacation policy depends on location, experience and number of hours worked. For a reduced time contract, PTO ranges from 7.5 days to more than 15 days

  • 13 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 65 days off per year

Scorecard

Top 5
92 / 100
  • +524 days @ 100% salary
  • +9Open to remote working
  • +8Flexible working hours
  • +5Healthcare coverage
  • +413 days PTO
  • +14And much more...

Remote Working Policy

We offer remote working (but require some time in the office) and are a team of 800000 and mostly based in USA.

Our Team

We're a team of 1.5M across 19 departments:

  • engineering
    61417
  • operations
    22030
  • support
    16462
  • human resources
    16360
  • sales
    15195
  • business development
    10740
  • marketing
    10070
  • information technology
    8086
  • product management
    7417
  • finance
    6299
  • +9 more teams

Expect to be working with

  • Amazon AWS
  • Marketo
  • Pardot
  • Shutterstock
  • greyscale - grey
  • + many more

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equity / options
  • Equipment allowance

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