“My Job Role Got Terminated”: IIT Graduate Laid Off By Amazon 6 Months After Joining


E-commerce giant Amazon is laying off more than 18,000 workers. The company plans to . lay off around 1,000 workers in India as part of its largest retrenchment exercise globally. Affected by job cuts, an IIT Mandi graduate working in. The firm’s Bengaluru office was retrenched.
Harsh, who works as a software development engineer at an e-commerce giant. Shared the news of the job cut on his LinkedIn profile while looking for a new job. Harsh joined the firm about six months ago and received his resignation notice a few days ago.

In her post, she wrote, “I didn’t want to start my 2023. But as part of the Amazon layoffs, my job role recently ended.”

He added, “Graduated as a BTech CSE major from IIT Mandi. Although my stay at Amazon was short. I am grateful for the opportunity to learn new skills and grow as a software engineer. During these 6 months, I worked on Java. Tech stack based on AWS architecture, as well . As experience with ReactJS, AWS Lambda, EC2, VPC, API Gateway. Workflow Orchestrator and Performance Alarms.”

“I am looking for a job opportunity in full stack/backend/frontend development. I am ready to transfer and can join from first week of February. If you find a suitable job opportunity, please let me know. If you have any suggestions, ready to chat, Harsha wrote.
Harsh worked as an intern at the company for three months in 2021.

“Between the reductions we made in . November and the ones we’re sharing today. We plan to drop over 18,000 roles,” CEO Andy Jassy said in a statement to his staff. The company announced 10,000 layoffs in November.

Jacy said the company’s leadership is “aware that it’s difficult for people to drop this role and. We don’t take these decisions .

“We are working to support those affected and are providing packages that include . A severance payment, transitional health insurance benefits. And external job placement support,” he said

The retailer actually hired with a vengeance during . The pandemic to meet the explosion in delivery demand by. Doubling its global workforce between early 2020 and early 2022, AFP reported.

The group had 1.54 million employees worldwide at the end of September. Not including seasonal workers hired during heightened activity, particularly during the holiday season.

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