Amazon has shared a post on its job portal for the recruitment of Digital Currency and Blockchain Product Lead. This post suggests that the company is looking for an expert to represent the blockchain front. As per the information given in the post, the person applying for the recruitment should have more than 10 years of experience in the world of product or program management, product marketing, technology or business development. In addition, he/she should have a deep understanding of the digital/cryptocurrency ecosystem and related technologies.
The Amazon listing says (translated) ‘The Payments Acceptance & Experience team is seeking an experienced product lead to develop Amazon’s digital currency and blockchain strategy and product roadmap. You will leverage your expertise in Blockchain, Distributed Ledger, Central Bank Digital Currency and Cryptocurrencies to further develop the capabilities that need to be developed.
With the company looking for a leader with deep knowledge in the world of digital currency and blockchain, it can be largely assumed that Amazon may adopt cryptocurrencies as a form of payment in the future. However, the company has not yet made any official confirmation in this regard. This is only our guess.
In a statement to Business Insider, an Amazon spokesperson said this [कंपनी] “It was inspired by the innovation happening in the cryptocurrency space and is looking to [क्रिप्टोकरेंसी] How might it look on Amazon?
Tech giant Apple has also done something similar. The company had posted a job listing for a Business Development Manager in May this year. According to the company, the person applying will be required to “work in or with alternative payment providers like Digital Wallet, BNPL, Fast Payments, Cryptocurrencies etc.
Elon Musk also said at a conference last week that his electric car maker Tesla is likely to resume accepting bitcoin as payment. Provided that the amount of renewable energy used in bitcoin mining is reasonable.