AWS to hire a 'digital assets specialist' focused on enterprise clients

A new job post from AWS has shown the e-commerce giant is looking to hire a “Principal Digital Assets Specialist” in New York for its global financial services team.

As part of the job ad posted on October 30, Amazon stated that the chosen candidate will interface with senior management of the company’s enterprise AWS clientele to “transform the way they transact digital assets.” This will include crypto, stablecoins, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and central bank digital currencies (CBDCs).

Other details from the job post include plans to drive cloud-based virtual asset price discovery, settlement, as well as custodial solutions on AWS for financial service clients.


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One of the responsibilities of the chosen candidate, as stated in the job ad, involves promoting the value proposition of AWS digital asset solutions in financial services.

In July, the e-commerce giant also advertised another crypto-related job position. At the time, the company was looking to hire a digital currency and blockchain product lead as part of a global expansion focused on virtual assets.

Editor's Note: Updated to correct the date of the job ad. 

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