San Francisco: Popular Social-networking giant Facebook is in search of executives to work in its secretive Blockchain division and to work on the company's own blockchain applications and cryptocurrency.
Social-networking giant has listed 22 vacancies on its Careers page for the division including openings for lead commercial counsel, product manager, finance analyst, data engineer and threat investigator among others. The listings suggests that Facebook is particularly focused on recruiting experts in marketing, interface design, product management, software engineering, and legal fields concerning Blockchain.
Facebook already has a team of 50 people working discreetly in a secretive corner of its Menlo Park head office, The Next Web reported on Monday. According to the report, "If Facebook‘s blockchain hiring spree continues, its team could be in the hundreds before the end of the year.”
Lately,many companies have been looking to add new streams of revenue to their business models and Blockchain has emerged as a popular choice to enhance the businesses.
Curiously, last week Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted he’s hiring Bitcoin devs for his payments company, Square.
If Facebook‘s blockchain hiring spree continues, its team could be in the hundreds before the end of the year.