People’s Bank of China (PBoC) FinTech Institute is Looking for Skilled Blockchain Job Candidates
The era of blockchain has come to stay as it is widely growing among Fintech industries, banks, and many more areas. Also, job openings on the blockchain are on the rise today, and many Fintech and companies search for blockchain talents almost every day.
The latest is a fintech research institute created by the Central Bank of China – the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), seeks more blockchain talents into its firm. The vacancy announcement was published through its official website lagou.com on May 21st. According to the site, there are three listings for recruitment in the firm.
It is necessary to know that the Shenzhen Fintech Research Institute was created in collaboration with China’s Central Bank Digital Currency Institute. Additionally, Shenzhen Fintech Research Institute was also jointly created by these big firms in China: the Shenzhen Local Financial Supervision Bureau and the Futian District People's Government.
The fintech institute is in charge of overseeing financial technology and digital currency-related development projects but supervised by PBoC and the municipal government of Shenzhen.
The job positions or listings are totaled 29. The fintech institute aims to fill the three vacant roles with experienced experts in blockchain technology. The blockchain roles the fintech seeks are blockchain development engineer, a blockchain architect, and a senior technical expert.
The Fintech industry seeks experienced individuals in specific blockchain areas such as smart contracts, consensus algorithms, Peer2-Peer protocols, and distributed systems and storage. It is necessary for individuals who want to apply to have a minimum of three to five years of experience and an undergraduate qualification.
The same requirements are also applicable to the role of blockchain architect in the institute. This prospective blockchain architect must have a great experience, knowledge, and technical know-how on producing large-scale institutional information system architectures.
The other listing as a prospective blockchain engineer, the individual/applicant must be experienced in web programming in the following languages: Java, Python, and Solidity. The individual must also be familiar with big data, cloud computing, and distributed systems, but a year to three years’ experience is desirable.
It is also necessary to know that apart from these job roles, the company is seeking for an individual that can direct its trade-finance products – considered to be an area the People’s Bank of China has been refurbishing with the help of blockchain technology through different navigators since last year. According to the PBoC’s Fintech Research Institute the prospecting director of trade-finance products, “exploring innovative trade finance business models.”
Even though these job openings are not precise on the desired distributed network system will be used for, the fintech company dawdled another company which is a Bay Area Blockchain Trade Finance platform and other major banks in the country in 2018.
Last year, the People’s Bank of China created four openings for professionals in blockchain at the Digital Currency Institute. The bank looked for engineers who can create a secure data platform and chip-processor for cryptocurrency transactions. These recruitment attempts follow the People’s Bank of China moves to employ blockchain professionals to develop the country’s Central Bank currency.