With the growing interest of Filipinos towards cryptocurrencies and blockchain gaming, this could open doors for international crypto-related companies to take interest in hiring Filipinos. Is it possible for us to see more Filipinos working in the web3 space ? In this article, we discuss and breakdown companies that will potentially be open to our kababayans.
Coinbase is an American company that serves as one of the major centralized exchanges and digital wallets in America. The company is serving more than 89 million accounts in more than 100 countries.
Coinbase has posted a position for a Country Director for the Philippines, which was a news item of BitPinas, last February 16, 2022. The role is to be the face of Coinbase Philippines in media coverages and representing the whole local organization in the Philippines during their Southeast Asian meetings.
Aside from a Country Director, based on Coinbase’s website and LinkedIn, they are looking for the following in the Philippines:
- Analyst for NFT Support Operations
- Customer Support Supervisor
- Reporting Analyst (WFM)
- Sr. Support Analyst
- Community Ops
- Transaction Analyst
- Cold Storage Operations
- IT Service Desk Engineer.
The company seems to be creating a team in the Philippines to cater to the Filipino and international clients of Coinbase.
Based on Coinbase’s LinkedIn, there are active Filipinos employed in the company, making Coinbase actively operational in the country.
Binance is the world’s leading blockchain and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider with a financial product suite that includes the largest digital asset exchange by volume. Trusted by millions worldwide, the Binance platform is dedicated to increasing the freedom of money for users, and features an unmatched portfolio of crypto products and offerings, including: trading and finance, education, data and research, social good, investment and incubation, decentralization and infrastructure solutions, and more.
BitPinas had written about Binance looking for a Country Director in the Philippines. As of LinkedIn, the post is still open for Filipinos.
Other positions that are available are:
- QA Engineer (Functional Testing)
- QA Engineer (Automation)
- Dispute Analyst – P2P
- DevOps Engineer (C2C)
- AI BOT Operation Expert
- Recruiter / Talent Acquisition Specialist (Corporate)
- Customer Service Specialist (English)
- Technical Support Engineer / SL3 Application Owner (C2C)
- QA Engineer (C2C)
- AI BOT Project Manager
- HR Talent Acquisition Internship
- Financial Controller, Director – The Philippines
- Netsuite Administrator
- Java Developer (Philippines)
- Accounting Manager
Based on the positions they are looking for, it seems that they are going to hire more Filipinos in the Philippines and will need Filipino service to cater to their international clients.
Crypto.com was founded in 2016, Crypto.com today serves over 10 million customers with the world’s fastest growing crypto app, along with the Crypto.com Visa Card—the world’s largest crypto card program—the Crypto.com Exchange and Crypto.com DeFi Wallet. Recently launched, Crypto.com NFT is the premier platform for collecting and trading NFTs, carefully curated from the worlds of art, design, entertainment and sports. In blog 060 of Luis Buenaventura, Country Manager of YGG Pilipinas, he has shared his experience with the Visa card offered by Crypto.com.
Upon checking LinkedIn, Crypto.com is looking for a General Manager in the Philippines to oversee all staff, budgets, and operations of the local business unit. Responsibilities include formulating overall strategy, managing people and establishing policies. This role requires close cooperation with other departments in the Group to ensure the successful launch of all Crypto.com products in the region and accelerate the world’s transition to cryptocurrency.
Meta, formerly Facebook, is venturing into the Metaverse with attempts to connect people through augmented reality and creating spaces for people to interact and transact. Facebook subsidiary Novi has a virtual currency exchange license in the Philippines.
There are 5 openings found under Meta. Here are the available positions:
- Media Partnerships Lead, Indonesia & Greater China Region
- Client Solutions Manager, eCommerce & Retail
- Client Solutions Manager,Philippines
- Facilities Manager – Manila
- Public Policy Associate Manager, Philippines
Matrixport, based in Singapore, is a one-stop digital assets financial services platform where users can invest, trade, and leverage crypto assets. With $10 billion in assets under management and custody, it provides a one-stop crypto financial services with over $5 billion in average monthly trading volumes.
Matrixport’s LinkedIn account is looking for a Country Manager as well. But so far, there are no Filipinos working for Matrixport based on their profile.
With global business and companies, like Binance, Coinbase, Crypto.com, Meta and Matrixport, interested to onboard Filipinos into their organization can be a sign that gradually the country is growing into the knowledge of cryptocurrency and the metaverse. With this job opportunities, Filipino employed in these companies will be exposed to the business side of the Web3. In the process educate and train themselves further into the rabbit hole.
This article is published on BitPinas: 5 International Crypto Companies Hiring in the Philippines
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