The cryptocurrency expert will oversee the digital currency retailer’s strategy and roadmap
American retail giant Walmart is looking for a crypto expert to take on the position of digital currency leader, as details on the company’s careers page show.
The envisaged individual will hold the position of Senior Director and will work from Walmart’s headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas.
According to the e-commerce giant, the person is expected to help develop a cryptocurrency roadmap to adapt to developments in the blockchain space. The job advertisement states that the expert “will take the lead to identify technology and customer trends“And try to incorporate this into the product requirements.
The company wants the head of the crypto product to be someone who can take visionary leadership in developing its digital currency strategy, it added in a task summary.
“You have a proven track record of developing innovative solutions to customer problems using new technology and customer insights, “in Walmart’s promotional notes.
In addition to developing a digital currency roadmap, the person is expected to work to identify investments and partnerships in the crypto sector that can advance Walmart’s agenda of providing various payment options to its customers.
Walmart already has a blockchain strategy in place, with the company having started using the underlying technology of the cryptocurrency in its supply chain management. The US retail leader also looked into the use of blockchain in drones to speed up its customer deliveries.
Amazon took a similar move last month when promoting a digital currency and blockchain product to improve the way customers pay for the site.
Amazon and Walmart are two of the largest US retail companies and their efforts to implement cryptocurrency strategies have resulted from the increased adoption of digital assets in payments and online shopping.