Fast growing crypto business creates 10,000 jobs – Times of India


BENGALURU: There are more than 10,000 active job openings currently in the cryptocurrency segment in India, according to data obtained from specialist staffing firm Xpheno. Mumbai, Bengaluru and Gurgaon are the hotspots for such jobs, accounting collectively for 60% of the openings.
The most important skills required in the segment are blockchain specialists, machine learning specialists, security engineer, RippleX developer, and front- and back-end developers. RippleX is a global payment platform that enables developers and users to send and receive payments across any currency and network.

The cryptocurrency job market has surged alongside investments in the digital asset, which has started to capture the attention of larger companies including Amazon and Apple. In India, a number of crypto exchanges are doing well, with millions of people investing in crypto currencies through them.
CoinDCX, India’s first crypto unicorn, said it is hiring people in the technology space who can strengthen its product, enhance security and build platforms. “The skills which we focus on are Node.js, cyber security, blockchain, AWS, Java, PHP, Python and data structures,” said Mudita Chauhan, head of human resources.
Prasadh M S, technology specialist at Xpheno, said the average salary packages for some of the niche and specialist skills are witnessing handsome hikes as the war for talent is heating up. The biggest hirers are banking and financial services firms, digital wallets & payment gateway companies, the MNC captive centres, and the traditional software services companies.


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