Wanted By Amazon; A Digital Currency and Blockchain Product Lead

Wanted By Amazon; A Digital Currency and Blockchain Product Lead

Amazon appears to be expanding into cryptocurrency and  blockchain payments, according to a job posting listing on there website. The Seattle-based position would be a part of the Amazon Payment Acceptance & Experience Team.

An Amazon spokesperson said in a statement to CNBC that it was exploring ways to get involved in cryptocurrency. “We’re inspired by the innovation happening in the cryptocurrency space and are exploring what this could look like on Amazon. We believe the future will be built on new technologies that enable modern, fast, and inexpensive payments, and hope to bring that future to Amazon customers as soon as possible.”

According to the job opening announcement, the Payments Acceptance & Experience Team is seeking an experienced product leader to develop Amazon’s Digital Currency and Blockchain strategy and product roadmap. You will leverage your domain expertise in Blockchain, Distributed Ledger, Central Bank Digital Currencies and Cryptocurrency to develop the case for the capabilities which should be developed, drive overall vision and product strategy, and gain leadership buy-in and investment for new capabilities. You will work closely with teams across Amazon including AWS to develop the roadmap including the customer experience, technical strategy and capabilities as well as the launch strategy.

Amazon Web Solutions already offers a fully managed blockchain service called Amazon Managed Blockchain and joins a growing list of tech companies that are expanding into creative uses for crypto.

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