Blockchain engineers develop and apply blockchain technology and protocol. The technology allows companies to share and distribute information publicly, while protecting it from being copied. The ability to develop and implement assets and accelerators, assist with setting up infrastructure using cryptocurrency technologies and ensure that all aspects of the application are secure are fundamental to the position of blockchain engineer. Some blockchain engineers create document infrastructures and implement procedures that maintain the backend functionality of software. Analyzing code artifacts, monitoring implementation and creating algorithms are also required within the blockchain engineer position. A successful blockchain engineer candidate has the technical abilities necessary for creating web-based programs and solutions.