According to two job posts on LinkedIn, Franklin Templeton is trying to recruit a cryptocurrency trader and researcher.
Both positions will be located in San Mateo, California.
The job description stated, “We are looking for a Crypto Currency Trader to execute trades for several strategies using the largest, most liquid listed and tradable crypto-assets (e.g., BTC, ETH, etc.),”
According to the firm, the cryptocurrency research analyst “will be expected to help develop and manage new products in the Crypto Asset space,”.
“We are looking for an investment Research Analyst – Crypto Currency to provide research coverage for the largest, most liquid listed and tradable crypto-assets (e.g., BTC, ETH, etc.),” the listing stated.
Many large American businesses have entered the Bitcoin market, lending it credibility.
Amazon and Walmart both recently advertised job openings for someone to head their bitcoin initiatives.
Amazon is hiring a “Digital Currency and Blockchain Product Lead” in Seattle, Washington, while Walmart is hiring a “Digital Currency And Cryptocurrency Product Lead” in Bentonville, Arkansas.