US Department of Commerce Hiring Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Specialists

Cryptoinformers || AUGUST 12, 2019
A job posting suggests that U.S. Department of Commerce is seeking to hire a computer scientist with “specialized” experience in cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies.

Per the post published on USAJobs, an official government jobs portal, the department’s non-regulatory agency, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), plans to hire a person with experience in “setting up blockchain test beds and conducting research and analysis of blockchain technologies, crypto ledgers and crypto contracts.”

The major responsibility is to conduct research and development in "emerging and potentially disruptive" information technologies in the Information Technology Laboratory within the NIST.

A successful candidate should as well have experience in "standards and national and international standards bodies developing identity management, blockchain and identity token interoperability standards."

The opening which closes on Aug. 15, seems to be temporary with one year as a maximum term and offers a salary in the range of $137,849- $166,500 a year.

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