According to a job advertisement posted for Blockchain Head of Product, Amazon is looking for staff with experience in decentralized finance (DeFi). The advertisement also mentions experience in Decentralized Finance is a plus along with a basic knowledge of Hyperledger Fabric and Ethereum.

The ad further stated that the candidate will have a track record delivering excellent products at the required size in emerging spaces. The candidate should be passionate about distributed systems, blockchain and cloud-scale software. It added that ideally you will have experience delivering innovations and products in the blockchain space and especially in Traditional Financial Services or DeFi.

Amazon has been subject to supposition it was searching for staff to build a digital payment token that seems to be part of an emerging-payments initiative to be test-driven in Mexico.

The blockchain product lead is a part of Amazon Managed Blockchain, which lately added support for Ethereum, a public blockchain that is the original home of DeFi. Amazon Managed Blockchain began as the internet huge version of an enterprise blockchain cloud offering. Rather like Microsoft’s Azure blockchain, it’s a way for firms to rapidly spin up permissioned or private blockchains in the cloud.

It is very much clear that DeFi has caught Amazon’s attention. The firm publically mentioned DeFi at three events.

Amazon Managed Blockchain (AMB) is a fully managed service that increases customers’ ability to leverage and create scalable blockchain tech for innovative and current business use cases across DeFi, Financial Services, Supply Chain and more.