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Walmart wants to hire a digital currency, cryptocurrency product lead

The retailer could be looking to add new payment options.

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Walmart is looking to hire an expert in cryptocurrency.

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Retail giant Walmart is looking to hire a digital currency and cryptocurrency product lead, according to a new career listing on its website. If hired, you'd be responsible for developing a digital currency strategy and product road map, according to the listing. 

Applicants will be in charge of Walmart's digital currency strategy, identifying customer needs; partnering with other leaders in product, technology and design; producing a roadmap for the project; and identifying cryptocurrency-related investment and partnership opportunities.

The job opening could mean that Walmart is looking to expand its payment options by adding digital currency. Walmart didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.