Fidelity Investments, an American multinational financial services corporation, is reportedly looking for nine professionals from analytics and data engineering to blockchain solutions architecture and blockchain solutions engineering, for its digital asset wing. As per the reports, the company is appointing a Vice President of Solutions Architecture for blockchain, cryptocurrency, and a Blockchain Software Engineer among other related titles. Some of the aforementioned job offerings have a need for the expertise of cryptography, cryptocurrencies, cybersecurity, and data science.
When looking at some news insights, Fidelity that reportedly planning to roll out Bitcoin trading for institutional clients in the near weeks made a number of hiring in recent months. Recently, Former executive of British investment bank Barclays, Chris Tyrer was on-boarded Fidelity Digital Assets, as well as former Coinbase executive the head of Sales and Marketing Christine Sandler was assigned for the head of Sales and Marketing. As per a study report by Fidelity Investments, 22% of institutional investors already own digital assets, while 47% of respondents are seeing a place for digital assets in their investment portfolios. Furthermore, the survey revealed unclear regulation, volatility, limited track record, and lack of fundamentals were cited as major blockades to investing in digital assets.
Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Fidelity Investments provides Financial Planning and Advice, Retirement Plans, Wealth Management Services, Trading and Brokerage services, along with cryptocurrency, securities execution and clearance, and life insurance.