The GameStop careers page has posted an interesting open position—the company is seeking a security analyst well-versed in crypto. According to the job description, the analyst is responsible for data and platform confidentiality, as well as “integrity and availability in an enterprise environment.”
The position is accepting Bachelor’s degree holders with over three years of related experience. Responsibilities include monitoring and responding to security incidents and events, and designing and developing automated analysis capabilities.
But the standout information comes under the “additional skills and experiences” tabs. There, it mentions “blockchain, cryptocurrency, and non-fungible tokens.” Clearly, the company is looking to leverage the asset class to boost its business.
This might mean that GameStop is planning to launch its own NFT. Given the fervent support from the internet community, it’s a move that could pay off handsomely.
Details remain scarce, and the job description generally covers a variety of requirements, including machine learning and AI. The fact that security is the main focus means that the project, whatever it is, is being seriously considered.
GameStop Seeking to Take Advantage of Retail Support?
GameStop has had a tumultuous past few months. Following the short squeeze incident triggered by Redditors, the company has intensely focused on revamping its business model. It’s currently in a period of transformation, and focusing on crypto and NFTs may bode well for it.
If GameStop is able to leverage the current situation and design something effective, there is no reason to think why it wouldn’t catch on. The company certainly has some nostalgic value associated with it, which may prove useful.
NFTs are proving to be extremely profitable, both in terms of revenue and PR for individuals and companies. Several prominent individuals and entities including Elon Musk and the NBA, have already taken to them, drawing immense global interest.