U.S. based JPMorgan Chase has 34 open blockchain job positions posted on its site.
It’s perhaps a record for any organization in the crypto market. The bank has also been known to hire exciting blockchain talent in its recent past.
Job openings courtesy of Onyx
Most of the employment opportunities, posted for this present month and last, are in the U.S., India and Singapore. A large number of the positions relate directly to Onyx, the division created last October to manage JPM coin, the bank’s wholesale payments token.
Some of the blockchain engineer jobs are centered around incorporating both JPM coin and Liink (formely known as the blockchain-based Interbank Information Network, and which presently counts for in excess of 400 different banks as members) into JPMorgan’s payments architecture.
At the point when Onyx was dispatched, JPMorgan said the new division had around 100 positions.
Big banks enter crypto scene
As of late, major banks have been making commotion about entering the cryptocurrency market. Banks want to establish a foothold in areas such as crypto custody and potentially the trading of digital assets. While JPMorgan has been moderately relaxed on those fronts, it evidently has alot going on in the background on payments.
In contrast to JPMorgan’s 56 “blockchain” quest for new employment results, Goldman Sachs, which has of late disclosed to Reuters it was restarting its crypto trading desk, has only two blockchain/cryptocurrency employment opportunities. Morgan Stanley as well has two blockchain occupations open, and BNY Mellon shows four positions with blockchain and computerized resources in the title.
All these are indications of how far crypto has come and how far it can go.
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