Amazon's hurrying to set up an office near Boston that could be home to up to 150 people, many of them software engineers. The company's zeroing in on the Kendall Square area of Cambridge, quietly seeking 40,000 square feet.
Amazon seems to be on the fast-track to set up in Cambridge; while the target date for opening is February 1st, members of Amazon's engineering team will be in town the week of January 23rd to conduct interviews. On the software development side, Amazon is looking for engineering managers, software engineers, and quality assurance engineers who will work on Amazon's digital products team, which handles services like Amazon's MP3 store, online video delivery, Kindle e-books, and Amazon's Cloud Drive storage service.
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