Amazon Web Services has eliminated several hundred sales, marketing and tech roles, it said on Wednesday (Apr 3) the latest in a series of job cuts by its parent

The impacted staff include a few hundred each at AWS’ sales, marketing and global services division and the physical stores technology team, the cloud-computing arm of Amazon said.

“We’ve identified a few targeted areas of the organization we need to streamline,” an AWS spokesperson said on mail.

Amazon has over the past months laid off hundreds of staff in divisions, including its Prime Video service, healthcare business and Alexa voice assistant unit, as big technology firms extend their massive job cuts over the past two years into 2024.

More than 57,000 workers have been laid off across 229 firms so far this year, according to tracking website


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