Freelancers and other programming consultants: The PSF is seeking 2 contractors to improve pip. Specifically, to help finish the dependency resolver overhaul.
Role 1: We seek a senior Python developer, work starting in mid-December 2019 or early January 2020, work ending at the end of May 2020. Pay: USD$116,375 total (665 hours of work at $175 per hour). Detailed task list and timeline.
Role 2: We seek an intermediate-to-senior Python developer, work starting in early January 2020, till the end of December 2020. Pay: USD$103,700 (670 hours of work at $150 per hour), plus $1600 budgeted for onboarding travel and $1600 budgeted for PyCon travel. Details.
Please apply by November 22nd, or please spread the word. (I’m sorry for the short notice; we learned of the funding while I was travelling, and it took a little while for me to put together the RFP and start publicizing it.)
Here’s the giant list of reasons why this project is important, and here’s @dustin’s Twitter thread about why this is big news, giving context and shout-outs: