Visa is hiring a Technical Product Manager for its Fintech division, according to a recent job listing on SmartRecruiters.
American multinational financial services giant Visa is taking the “if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em” strategy when it comes to cryptocurrencies. In order to not be left behind by the promise of high-tps (transactions per second) cryptocurrencies — or Bitcoin (BTC), for that matter — the company is hiring someone to help stay up to date with the nascent technology.
Don’t be fooled into thinking this is a “blockchain-not-crypto” job, either. According to the listing, Visa is looking for candidates that are “passionate about the intersection of payments and cryptocurrency” and are “deeply familiar with permissionless blockchain technology and have a close network of experts in the fast moving cryptocurrency and fintech ecosystem.” Furthermore, the candidate will help Visa develop “new products for Visa to deliver value to fintechs looking to support cryptocurrencies.”
Visa wants this Visa Crypto product manager to create and execute the company’s “product strategy within the cryptocurrency ecosystem” while examining the impact cryptocurrencies will have on payments.
Specifically, the position’s responsibilities are as follows, verbatim:
This should leave little doubt in anyone’s mind that cryptocurrencies are here to stay and legacy financial systems know that they must either adapt or die.
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