About the company: 

Nickel is revolutionizing emerging markets. As a financial technology company, we transform capital markets by leveraging technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence to create new possibilities and bring tangible benefits to economies.

Our FX exchange, NiX, is a trade-driven and fully regulatory compliant marketplace which allows corporates and onshore banks to access liquidity and price discovery for emerging market currencies at the institutional level.

We are changing the future of markets. How will you change yours?

Job Description and Requirements:  

[About Catalyst]

Catalyst is Nickel’s blockchain technical internship program which is thoughtfully designed to impart key technical skills in blockchain development through an accelerated learning process based on iterative and experiential learning. Participants will benefit with guidance from experienced developers and will apply learnt skills across the blockchain projects being developed within Nickel.

The program will be tailor-made to each individual, taking into account their current skill set, what they want to achieve, and the time they are able to commit. As a Catalyst participant, you will gain accelerated learning in this experiential learning process.

Get deeply involved by building and supporting a blockchain network through the writing and maintaining of smart contracts. You will also get to deploy, scale and manage a blockchain network within containerized applications. Through the program, you will also be exposed to emerging blockchain innovations.

[Program Details]

The Program is structured as a part-time internship to provide students with the advantage of developing their technical skills in blockchain while studying in school. You are not required to be physically present except during trainings and follow-ups with your mentor.

The first intake begins in September 2018 and requires a minimum commitment of 6 months with about 15 hours worth of work each week as determined between your mentor and you.  

As part of the internship with us, you will be paid an internship pay of SGD$1,000 per month.

[About You]

You are a self-starter with a can-do attitude who is not afraid to take up fresh challenges. You can work in a rapidly changing environment, work through ambiguity, pick up tasks quickly even when they are beyond your scope, and demonstrate problem-solving capabilities with little supervision. You have good communication skills and your friends know you as the go-to person for all things related to blockchain.

No prior knowledge of blockchain technology is required for this role. We will provide training to guide you in becoming a developer adept in blockchain technologies with knowledge in network and smart contract/chaincode development.

We currently accept undergraduates and selected applicants will be required to take a technical test to verify basic programming proficiency of preferred language.


Are you interested to develop a career in the emerging blockchain economy? Drop us your resume a by 31st August 2018 for consideration. Selection of participants will be on a rolling basis.


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Closing Date

Aug 31 2018