The Fed hires a retail payment manager with responsibilities to promote innovative research such as digital currency.

The Fed is hiring a manager responsible for its traditional payment business, while adding new responsibilities, including integration of digital currency, stability systems and distributed ledger technology.
A job posting on the Fed website on Monday showed that the position will be located in Washington, DC, where it will manage the Fed's retail payment department, supervise checks and automated note exchange services, promote retail payment innovation research, and address retail payment systems. Relevant policy and regulatory issues. In addition to the traditional roles mentioned above, its responsibilities include promoting innovative research such as digital currency, stable currency, distributed ledger technology, and a wide range of financial/digital innovations for retail payments.