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Blockchain Engineers - 15-1299.07

O*NET-SOC Description

Maintain and support distributed and decentralized blockchain-based networks or block-chain applications such as cryptocurrency exchange, payment processing, document sharing, and digital voting. Design and deploy secure block-chain design patterns and solutions over geographically distributed networks using advanced technologies. May assist with infrastructure setup and testing for application transparency and security.

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  • Assess blockchain threats, such as untested code and unprotected keys.
  • Automate the deployment of software updates over geographically distributed network nodes.
  • Design and deploy blockchain design patterns to make transactions secure, transparent, and immutable.
  • Design and develop blockchain technologies for industries such as finance and music.
  • Design and implement dashboard and data visualizations to meet customer reporting needs.
  • Design and implement data repositories to integrate data.
  • Design and verify cryptographic protocols to protect private information.
  • Determine specifications for, or implement, logging.
  • Develop a maintainable code base using object-oriented design principles, practices, or patterns.
  • Discuss and plan systems with solution architects, system engineers, or cybersecurity experts to meet customer requirements.
  • Discuss data needs with engineers, product managers, or data scientists to identify blockchain requirements.
  • Evaluate blockchain processes or risks based on security assessments or control matrix reviews.
  • Evaluate new blockchain technologies and vendor products.
  • Implement catastrophic failure handlers to identify security breaches and prevent serious damage.
  • Run infrastructure tests to examine the behavior of large peer-to-peer networks.
  • Test the security and performance of blockchain infrastructures.
  • Update client and server applications responsible for integration and business logic.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Analyze security of systems, network, or data.
  • Create databases to store electronic data.
  • Design integrated computer systems.
  • Design software applications.
  • Develop computer or information security policies or procedures.
  • Develop procedures for data management.
  • Discuss design or technical features of products or services with technical personnel.
  • Evaluate new technologies or methods.
  • Evaluate utility of software or hardware technologies.
  • Implement security measures for computer or information systems.
  • Install computer software.
  • Maintain computer equipment or software.
  • Test computer system operations to ensure proper functioning.
  • Write computer programming code.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Computer Network Capability Development (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Network Systems Engineering (Army - Commissioned Officer only)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

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