American multinational financial services giant company Visa is hiring project managers to work with its crypto team. The latest job posting of Visa mentions that it is looking for a full-time technical product manager post that is having relevant knowledge about blockchain and cryptocurrency, to work at Palo in Visa Fintech firm.
The Visa Company does not want to be behind by the promise of high-transaction per second (tps) cryptocurrencies or Bitcoin (BTC), and because of this, the company wants to hire someone who will stay updated with the emerging technology.
The job opening was listed on San Francisco based SmartRecruiters firms to find the manager for Visa Fintech.
Responsibilities of Product Manager
- Manage the product strategy and roadmap for the company’s cryptocurrency based challenges.
- Think and execute opportunities to develop products that leverage Visa core competencies.
- Define the scope of the product and features, should be able to restate or modify as per the latest development to reach the deadlines.
- Motivate and deliver market comments and should share knowledge across the entire team and implement leadership.
- Stay updated and touch with the cutting edge technology mostly with open source projects and should try his best to support the IP portfolio of Visa.
The qualification required for the manager role and other blockchain position is the candidate should have completed the graduation from a top tier university and should have advanced and deep knowledge about cryptography, cryptocurrency space.
The crypto team of Visa is the part of Fintech Product Group and is going to work with the Visa research team in collaboration to develop innovative products that will add more value to Visa and other fintech companies.
The CEO of VISA, AI Kelly mentioned in an interview that he did not think over the Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies opponents because they were more of commodities rather than tools for payment, right now it’s much of commodity than a payment system.
Through the comments of AI Kelly, it was sure that Visa was flexible to think over the cryptocurrency and blockchain based technology, if cryptocurrency is becoming more dominant as a payment vehicle. The blockchain technology has grown in recent times, and now it’s worth for the company to look into it.
The move of the Company to build a crypto team is due to the increase in products of fintech which is trying to make the cryptocurrency payments less expensive, more comfortable and quick. For example, the Bitcoin Lightning network has progressed a lot; several startups are developing various crypto payment systems which include cards and point of sale terminals.
In the previous year, Visa Company had executed a digital identity system based on blockchain for Visa’s B2B Connect cross-border related payments platform.
The decision of the Visa Company to enter into the ecosystem of crypto is an effort to stay ahead in the developing technology of blockchain.