currently employs more than 43,200 people around the world. Our employees work in corporate offices, fulfillment centres, customer service centres and software development centres across North America, Europe and Asia. Employees in our UK and Ireland offices contribute in a variety of functions and jobs, including:

Software Development
Our engineers tackle some of the most complex challenges in large-scale computing. Software development engineers, technical program managers, test engineers, and user-interface experts work in small teams company-wide to contribute to the e-commerce platform that's used by:
  • Over 144 million active Amazon customer accounts
  • Over 2.0 million active seller accounts
  • Hundreds of thousands of external developers
Retail Product Management and Merchandising
Our team of product managers, designers, buyers, and merchandisers builds and launches new product categories and stores around the world as it offers customers greater selection, lower prices, more in-stock merchandise and a best-in-class shopping experience.

Information Technology
Our IT team oversees the company's technology environment. These system, database, and networking experts build and operate highly reliable, scalable distributed systems with terabyte-sized databases and infrastructure that can handle a massive number of transactions.

Operations and Customer Service
Our fulfilment centres ship to more than 180 countries worldwide. Our operations teams oversee and operate all aspects of supply chain management, fulfilment, transportation and customer service. People on these teams range from optimisation specialists and business analysts to fulfilment and customer-service managers and associates. Regardless of their role, they are completely focused on meeting individual customer promises every day, around the globe.
Finance and Administration
Financial professionals at operate as business partners within functional teams throughout the company. They have leadership roles in teams such as Retail, Operations, Business Development, and Software Development in addition to more traditional roles in Accounting, Treasury, Investor Relations, etc. Financial professionals help teams evaluate business investments, understand historical performance, and develop forward-looking plans in addition to providing objective perspectives to their business partners.

Human Resources
Our HR function comprises HR Business Partners, Recruiters and Specialists in areas like Learning & Development, HRIS and Compensation & Benefits. The teams engage with business leaders to deliver our goal of finding, developing and retaining the best and brightest people in the market. By partnering with our business leaders and employees, we develop long term career paths inline with Amazon's unique culture.

Our legal team advises business leaders on complex legal issues in a dynamic, high-growth environment. They oversee Amazon's intellectual property and patent efforts, drive public policy initiatives, and resolve all litigation.