Facebook Looks for Blockchain, Payments-Experienced Lawyer

Facebook has recently posted its job opening for a senior lawyer with experience in legalities relating to blockchain and payments.

It can be recalled that the social media giant hinted at running its own blockchain-based project. Following this, there were reports stating Facebook started hiring blockchain tech specialists. Now it is looking for a lead commercial counsel whose job description reads:

“You will be responsible for drafting and negotiating a wide range of contracts related to the blockchain initiatives, including partnerships to market and expands such products internationally. You will also advise clients on the various legal risks, business strategies and other issues related to commercial transactions and general operations.”

Specifically, Facebook prefers a candidate who has experience in terms of resolving legal issues brought about by the application of blockchain and payment systems. This is on top of having a J.D. degree and years of experience in technology deals, among others.

The senior lawyer to be hired is expected to be part of Facebook’s preparation for the rollout of its own stablecoin cryptocurrency “Facebook Coin.” Looking at the huge possibility of making this crypto attract massive attention, the social network goes on to advance further in blockchain technology.