Hinted by its recent job opening, which seeks to hire a “financial service specialist”, Amazon has once again jumped on the bandwagon of cryptocurrencies.
Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing service division of E-Commerce giant Amazon, is looking to offer cryptocurrency settlements and custody solutions. It is looking for an expert in cloud-based crypto-asset underwriting, transaction processing, and custody.
“Working hand in hand with our sales teams, solution architects, ISVs, and systems integrators you will help deliver the solutions that move customers towards end-to-end digital asset underwriting, transaction processing, and custody in the cloud,” the job description read.
In addition, the new hires would work with executives from major global financial institutions and innovative fintech, along with supporting them in various aspects such as crypto pricing, settlement, and custody.
The applicants would need to have hands-on knowledge of digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, CBDCs, stablecoins, security tokens, NFTs, and more.
Amazon has been recruiting for digital assets for a long time. In July, the company was looking for personnel with expertise in virtual currencies and CBDC and who could plan a roadmap for digital currency/blockchain strategies and products. In June, It was also looking for people with experience in the DeFi (decentralized finance) sector.