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JPMorgan seeking job candidate with bitcoin scaling tech knowledge, but asserts it’s doing nothing with actual bitcoin

by Frank Chaparro

June 14, 2019, 11:07AM EDT  ·  2 min read

Quick Take

  • JPMorgan posted a job ad for a blockchain director with experience in bitcoin scaling solutions, including Lightning
  • The firm stated emphatically that it is doing nothing with the actual cryptocurrency

by Frank Chaparro

June 14, 2019, 11:07AM EDT  ·  2 min read

JPMorgan has posted a new job ad looking for a candidate with bitcoin tech know-how, but the investment banking giant is vehemently sticking to its “blockchain, not bitcoin” mantra.

In the job posting for a developer at the director level, the firm said it is looking for someone with experience in bitcoin scaling solutions — such as Lightning — as well as other blockchain-related topics.