Mastercard, one of the largest and most recognized companies around the world is currently searching for different crypto and blockchain-related experts. It seems that the firm wants to work on a cryptocurrency wallet. The information was released by Mastercard on its official jobs site

Crypto Wallet Developed By Mastercard

According to the open job listings that the company has, they are searching for the following positions:

  • Director, Product Management – Crypto Currency / Wallets
  • Director, Product Development & Innovation – Blockchain Solutions Architect
  • VP, Product Management – Blockchain / Crypto

The first two positions inform that the experts will be dealing with the creation and development of a crypto wallet solution. Although there are no specific details about the current plans the company has, it is possible to see the company is focused on developing new products, with a crypto wallet being a priority. 

These experts will be working to identify innovative solution concepts and opportunities that have a strategic fit and value to Mastercard customers and partners. 

The first job position reads as follows:

“The Director, Cryptocoin/Wallet Product Management will use his / her payment and crypto-currency expertise in identifying new opportunities, and work with a cross-functional team comprising of Franchise, Compliance, Regulation, Products, Labs, Regions and Technology to develop new products and solutions”

In addition to it, this person will be a “go-to” person for cryptocurrency and wallet education. Through leadership and knowledge in the matter, the selected candidate will be leading the ideation, definition and design of innovative crypto solutions. 

Different companies in the traditional financial world are currently working on different blockchain-based solutions. Other firms such as Facebook, for example, are announced the creation of different crypto services and products, including a crypto wallet and a digital asset. 

JP Morgan Chase, one of the largest investment banks in the world, has also launched its permissioned blockchain network and announced the creation of a cryptocurrency called JPM Coin. With these products and services, JP Morgan becomes a leader among traditional financial institutions. Many of these companies are reluctant to adding support to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. 

Mastercard has also ranked among the top three companies filling blockchain-related patents in the world. There are many improvements that Mastercard could make to their current services to remain a competitive company in the financial market. 

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