Amazon is trying to become popular in every possible industry. And, apparently, it is unlikely that the company is going to slow down over the coming years. One of the largest global trading companies is now looking for an engineer that would join the blockchain team.
Amazon is an e-commerce giant
with its registered office in Seattle
. The company is currently looking for a senior software engineer. The new employee would join the "Advertising FinTech team focused on a Blockchain ledger
", as we can find out from the job offer issued by the company. The team, based in Boulder, Colorado,
will be responsible for the transparency of international financial data.
"This is an opportunity to define a technology architectural direction of a greenfield area for Amazon’s advertising business using Blockchain technology."
- informs the announcement.
Blockchain to simplify systems
The company joins many companies that are trying to use blockchain technology to simplify obscure data chains. As of today, it is not known what type of blockchain the company intends to use for advertising. This is not the first time that the company has used blockchain
technology. Earlier, the blockchain team at Amazon Web Services (ASW)
built a proprietary blockchain known as the Quantum Ledgers Database (QLDB)
. It is known since June, that the company is trying to develop a blockchain
system that will manage pension funds.