Huawei cuts jobs at Seattle-area research division as part of larger layoff

(Geekwire Photo)Chinese tech giant Huawei is shedding 41 jobs at its Bellevue, Wash.-based engineering office, according to a notice filed with the state of Washington. Huawei said yesterday that it would lay off more than two-thirds of its 850-person U.S. research arm, known as Futurewei, in response to a trade ban put on the company…

Huawei cuts jobs at Seattle-area research division as part of larger layoff

(Geekwire Photo)Chinese tech giant Huawei is shedding 41 jobs at its Bellevue, Wash.-based engineering office, according to a notice filed with the state of Washington.
Huawei said yesterday that it would lay off more than two-thirds of its 850-person U.S. research arm, known as Futurewei, in response to a trade ban put on the company by the federal government.
The notice describes the layoffs as a “closure.” There are currently 113 Huawei employees on LinkedIn in the Seattle area. We’ve followed up with the company and will update this story when we hear back.
Futurewei, which also has offices in the Bay Are
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