Amazon Preparing to Launch a ‘Digital Currency’ Project in Mexico
Job postings describe a walled garden-type digital currency that could roll out in emerging economies.
Sunday's price rise follows an unconfirmed report Amazon is looking to accept bitcoin payments by year's end.
The successful candidate will have expertise in cryptocurrency and central bank digital currencies, according to the job posting.
"The speculation that has ensued around our specific plans for cryptocurrencies is not true," a spokesperson said.
“Experience in Decentralized Finance a plus,” the ad says.
The BlackStar Digital Trading Platform is expected to be completed in the next 90 days.