Visa's head of cryptocurrency, Cuy Sheffield, said on Twitter that Visa has an "ambitious crypto product roadmap" and is seeking senior software engineers to help mainstream blockchain networks and stablecoin payments. told.
Visa Looking for Engineers to Work in Cryptocurrency
Sheffield said in a statement on Twitter:
“We have an ambitious crypto product roadmap at Visa and have opened several applications for senior software engineers to help us drive mainstream adoption of public blockchain networks and stablecoin payments.
We are particularly interested in the experience of using Github Copilot and other AI-powered engineering tools to write and debug smart contracts.”
We have an ambitious crypto product roadmap @Visa and just opened a few reqs for senior software engineers to help us drive mainstream adoption of public blockchain networks and stablecoin payments. https://t.co/UQRJNcOJtB
— Cuy Sheffield (@cuysheffield) April 24, 2023
Sheffield's statement was welcomed by Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire, and Allaire responded on Twitter:
“We like to see Visa turn to public blockchain networks and payment stablecoins.”
Visa and Circle have been collaborating since December 2020, when Visa announced that it would allow its partners to transact in USDC over the Ethereum Blockchain.
One of the leading payment networks in the crypto space along with Visa, Mastercard and PayPal.
Cuy Sheffield, who serves as the head of crypto at Visa, leads the company's vision and strategy to support digital currencies. He joined Visa in 2013 and held various roles in business development, vendor partnerships and trial shares.
*Not investment advice.