Udacity launches career-ready Blockchain Developer Nanodegree Program


As data security, privacy, and information symmetry are becoming increasingly important day by day, Blockchain technology has emerged as the potential solution to these problems. Blockchain professionals are now in demand as the application of this technology is witnessing penetration.

Udacity, the Silicon Valley-based lifelong learning platform, is looking to connect interested candidates with the great new opportunities in the Blockchain development space.

The Blockchain Developer Nanodegree Program’s curriculum was developed with exclusive insights from some of the leading experts in the Blockchain space, including Balaji Srinivasan (CTO, Coinbase), David Johnson (Board Chairman, Factom), Aaron Brown (VP – Engineering, Madnetworks), Elena Nadolinski (Co-creator, Ethmoji.io and Engineer, Solidity), and PK Rasam (Founder, LINCD), Udacity said in a statement.

Initially developed as the technological backbone of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, Blockchain and its inherently secure and robust decentralised ledger are now gearing up to facilitate digital payments, smart contracts, and for secure record-keeping. “Blockchain-related jobs are the second-fastest growing in today’s market and there are now 14 job openings for every Blockchain developer,” it said

Blockchain technology experts already command the 4rth highest annual remuneration in India, making it one of the most lucrative careers in India.

Udacity’s Blockchain Developer Nanodegree will focus on job readiness and the acquisition of in-demand Blockchain skills to help its graduates grab the opportunities lie in this field. Students of the program will build portfolio-ready projects in collaboration with working Blockchain developers and hiring managers, and will enjoy direct access to leading experts in the field.

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Commenting on the launch of the Blockchain Developer Nanodegree Program, Ishan Gupta, Managing Director (India) of Udacity, said, “The astronomical growth in the demand for Blockchain skills across industries made this an obvious next addition to our Nanodegree offerings. The course we have created is the perfect vehicle to launch high-flying career as Blockchain Developers or Engineers, designing the next secure payments system at a promising startup, or implementing efficient supply chain management practices for Fortune 500 companies.”

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