The Nationwide Financial institution of Ukraine, the nation’s chief financial authority, has not too long ago taken to skilled social community LinkedIn to advertise its blockchain developer job opening. The advert was printed by the director of NBU’s IT division, Vladimir Nagornyuk.

The advert goes on to record “growth, implementation and modification of infrastructure providers […] and distributed techniques” among the many potential worker’s duties, along with mentioning sensible contracts and Hyperledger competencies among the many necessities for the job.


The central financial institution’s curiosity in blockchain hires provides to different latest information popping out of Ukraine’s CBDC challenge, the e-hryvnia. Final week, speaking at a spherical desk dialogue on the alternatives and dangers of digital property’ legalization, Ukraine’s deputy minister of digital transformation Oleksandr Bornyakov talked about that the e-hryvnia pilot was underway.

NBU has been considering the potential for issuing a central financial institution digital foreign money, or CBDC, since 2016, whereas pilot testing of the e-hryvnia as a way of blockchain-based retail funds started two years later, in 2018. The work might have accelerated following the recent adoption of laws designed to determine a clear regulatory framework for digital property and spur the event of the nation’s crypto business.