Shell Begins Training Blockchain Analysts In its IT Graduate Program

Facebook, IBM, and JPMorgan are popular names that are either linked to a social network, tech company, or financial institution. What each of these has in common, is that they have ventured into the blockchain industry. Like the latter, Royal Dutch Shell, an oil and gas producer is now training those who seek to become blockchain analysts in its IT graduate program.

Shell Publicizes Training on LinkedIn and Career Page

Shell, the world’s fifth largest oil and gas producer recently publicized a training on LinkedIn. The skills acquisition is also displayed on its careers page and it seeks to develop blockchain analysts in its Information Technology (IT) graduate program. Other positions that are open are data engineer and data analytics engineer.

In the case of the blockchain analysts or potential ones, they will be placed in the company’s Blockchain Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Amsterdam. These people will be working alongside developers in the field to launch potential products in Shell. Some of these will in the areas of supply chain, certification, as well as mobility and energy.

According to the European company:

In this placement, you’ll gain the skills to be a successful Blockchain Analyst with us. It’s a great time to join this new team

Blockchain Analyst’s Role During the IT Graduate Program

Likewise, certain roles are expected of applicants which the Dutch company has outlined. Some of these will include assisting in projects from their ideas to implementation. They will also create valuable use cases for blockchain technology which can be applied in different areas of the business.

Accordingly, those with a background in any of the following areas can apply. They are Information management, game theory, cryptography, mathematics, and computer science. It is also worthy to note that this is not the first time Shell is dipping its feet in the blockchain industry. In November last year, they partnered with other industry leaders to launch a blockchain-based platform for the trade of oil and gas.

Facebook Also Hires Blockchain Experts

Other than Shell, Facebook has also been hiring a number of experts in the community. In December, 13 positions were advertised on its career page and each of these were targeted at the blockchain. BTCNN on February 5 informed that the social media has purchased its first bockchain company, Chainspace.

In the same manner, LinkedIn in its Emerging Jobs Report revealed that Blockchain developer is the most hired job on the platform. The platform also added that the number of searches for experts in the field had grown 33 times from what was obtainable in 2014.

Related posts
BitcoinBitcoin NewsbtcusdBTCUSDCBTCUSDTETFNewsxbtusd

Bitcoin May Never Go Below $50k Once An ETF Is Approved, Declares On-Chain Analyst

Bitcoin may never drop below $50k asserts on-chain analyst Ki-Young Ju. But as usual, there are conditions that follow this possibility. In a tweet, Ju analyzed that Bitcoin could follow the same path that gold took in 2004 when the first…
BitcoinBitcoin NewsbtcusdBTCUSDCBTCUSDTNewsxbtusd

Quarterback Star Tom Brady Breaks Internet After Showing Interest In Bitcoin

Tom Brady, the American athlete who is widely regarded as the “greatest” quarterback in NFL history is the latest celebrity to show interest in the world’s most valued cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Brady who has a massive Twitter following of 1.9 million…
BitcoinBitcoin NewsbtcusdBTCUSDCBTCUSDTNewsxbtusd

Almost $200 Billion Worth Of Bitcoin Is Currently At Risk – Report Warns

A recently published 2021 crypto report by Opimas LLC, a finance-based management consultancy firm, has revealed that approximately 3,480,000 out of the world’s mined 18.5 million Bitcoin, stands vulnerable to attacks as a result of improper safekeeping. The 36-page report…