Social networking giant Facebook at its headquarter in Menlo Park, California, has reportedly opened 5 new positions in its Blockchain department. As part of the announcement, the company is now seeking a growth product manager, product manager, software engineer, data scientist, and business operations manager to join its blockchain team.
Moreover, the description of the positions also indicates the potential areas in which the firm may deploy the technology. The company, in its announcement, stated that the Blockchain team is a startup within Facebook and we’re exploring lots of areas of interest across all facets of blockchain technology. Our ultimate goal is to help billions of people with access to things they don’t have now – that could be things like healthcare, equitable financial services, or new ways to save or share information.
The company, recently, opened a senior lawyer position with expertise in both Blockchain and payments, where the person will be accountable for drafting and negotiating a wide array of contracts related to its Blockchain initiatives, together with advising clients on the various legal risks related to the tech. According to the report, the Silicon Valley-based social network giant also looking for a product manager and mixed methods UX researcher to work in its office in Tel Aviv, Israel. The number of recently opened positions for Blockchain department, therefore, exceeds 20.
In a report, it was reported that Facebook’s stance on Cryptocurrency has undergone a major metamorphosis throughout 2018. It was also reported that the company that previously banned Cryptocurrency advertisements is reportedly mulling over to introduce a stablecoin for users on its own messaging service WhatsApp. Back in May 2018, Facebook first announced the formation of its Blockchain team.