Many of the major cryptocurrency companies have started to slow hiring and downsizing as revenue fell due to the collapse of the cryptocurrency markets. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t any cryptocurrency jobs remaining in demand, especially as several companies continue to hire.
Read on for a list of roles that are likely to remain in high demand even as we enter another crypto winter.
Blockchain security architect
A blockchain security architect is responsible for developing systems for crypto companies to protect their platforms from fraud and cyber threats.
Blockchain security architects are integral to the administration of cryptographic companies’ operating systems and software. They work with IT and security teams to review projects and establish policies regarding cryptographic security issues, risk mitigation, and best practices for advanced blockchain security.
Additionally, blockchain security architects play an advisory role in designing cryptographic protocols and identifying potential security risks.
Senior Blockchain Engineer
Senior blockchain engineers are responsible for creating and maintaining decentralized protocols and applications. Senior engineers are generally responsible for blockchain projects and lead a team of blockchain developers. Additionally, some play a supporting role with crypto-IT teams and advise management on technical issues.
The role requires a candidate with a background in mathematics, computer science, and engineering. Senior blockchain engineers should have experience in programming languages, scripting languages, algorithm design, or RESTful API design.
Commercial development manager
Business development managers exist to increase a company’s sales. They are responsible for generating leads, managing customer relationships, and creating opportunities for the company to sell products or offer their services.
Business development managers need to know their crypto products and understand their organization’s goals. They should also be familiar with the trends and developments in the field of cryptography. This role also involves working closely with direct sales representatives.
To be a business development manager, you need to be articulate, have a good sense of sales, and know how to negotiate.
Marketing managers are responsible for a company’s marketing efforts. From creating a marketing strategy to creating campaigns, they ensure that a company’s product or service is marketed well.
Marketing managers also estimate demand, monitor trends, and manage marketing budgets dedicated to increasing the sales of their products or services.
To become a marketing manager, you also need to be creative and have excellent analytical skills. Additionally, a marketing manager needs to be attentive to detail and have a good sense of organization.
Content Managers are responsible for developing the content of a cryptographic business and creating its online presence. Their duties may include developing content strategies, managing technical writers, developing an online presence, and creating engaging content that converts.
A content manager should have strong writing and editing skills. They should have previous experience managing a team of writers, graphic designers and video experts.
Additionally, a content manager must be able to create a cross-platform strategy and run it across multiple social channels. They also monitor the performance of articles, blog posts, images, videos, etc. to determine the levels of content engagement.
A cryptography attorney is a licensed professional with training in legal matters related to cryptography. The lawyer must be able to solve common problems such as:
- the legality of tokens;
- how and where to incorporate your crypto business;
- intellectual property issues, including those relating to open source protocols;
- how different regulatory jurisdictions approach blockchain technology;
- And KYC (know your customer) / AML (anti-money laundering) issues.
Cryptocurrency corporate accountants are responsible for maintaining financial records and managing all accounting transactions. They also manage accounts payable, manage invoice and payment processing, create expense reports and make payments to suppliers.
Accountants should have strong analytical and interpersonal skills and be well informed about the cryptocurrency industry.
While a bear market is usually not ideal for job seekers looking to work in cryptocurrencies, there are always opportunities for people with the right skills.
Find out more:
– Kraken will launch a “global recruitment boost” despite a bear market
– Cryptocurrency Job Market: Canceled Coinbase Recruits Get Emotional, Job Ads Fall
– “Highly Profitable” FTX will continue to hire despite a bear market – CEO
– Coinbase “often” asks employees to examine each other – Report
– KuCoin and OKX stick to hiring plans despite slowdown as Coinbase slows hiring
– Cryptocurrency hires are growing in the United States, more women hired but the gender gap “widening”