"When I find people I have to get them from GitHub," he says. "I look at who uploaded open source code to the bitcoin core network or more applicably stuff like Doge or Litecoin."
Blockchain jobs: How to get started
For those that are interested in pursuing a career, a good way to get started is to start submitting code to blockchain projects.
Couceiro says: "I would always recommend that anyone who wants to get into this space goes on one of the open source blockchain-type currencies or tools and uploads open source code to it.
"If that code then gets improved, then clients will look at that favourable and say that this person has done stuff in their own time, they are passionate about it, they have experience working with it and they have the aptitude to get code that is accepted, which means that they are at the level these sorts of companies are looking for."
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