Grant application: Core contributor Software Engineer (Feb 2024 - Jul 2024 inclusive)

Core contributor Software Engineer (Feb 2024 - Jul 2024 inclusive)

Author

mfw78.eth

About You

  • Experience in technical systems analysis, design and implementation with a strong emphasis on risk management / gap analysis.
  • Experienced technical writer in mission-critical, highly regulated, and technical industries.
  • Actively independently developing with emerging decentralised technologies, including Swarm and Waku.
  • Previous CowDAO grants including Core Contributor, ComposableCoW, ComposableCoW SDK + Docs and TWAP Orders.

Additional Links

Achievements

  1. Complete overhaul of CoW Protocol documentation, and tutorials for external contributor friendly initiatives.
  2. Implemented communtiy treasure hunt, showcasing programmatic orders.
  3. Implemented light project management workflow for backend / smart-contract teams.
  4. Enhance smart contract repository standards.
  5. Familiarity with CoW Protocol architecture, enabling performance of on-call duties.

Grant Category

Core Contributor / Protocol Development

Grant Description

The intention is to maintain ongoing contributions to CoW Protocol and collaborate with the team throughout the period February 2024 - July 2024 (inclusive).

Grant Goals and Impact

I will devote at last 110 days each 6 calendar months to carrying out Software Engineering Services.

I shall provide the Services to Cow DAO from February 1st 2024 to July 31st 2024, inclusive, and to be actively renewed after the initial period through proposal and voting.

Milestones

  • Continuous improvement of CoW Protocol, and developer experience through code contributions:

    • Additional tutorials / examples highlighting CoW Protocol technology (hooks, conditional orders).
    • Facilitate / assist with implementation of CoWAMM.
  • Provide smart contract support to business development, facilitating integration scoping, and external DAO proposals.

Funding Request

My fee is €9,270.83 (“Fee”) per month inclusive of taxes.

Additional fees: €1,849 once-off covering material expenses / allowances incurred to date.

Gnosis Chain Address

gno:0x24f3995dfc70A32f084b1714f732D7ab1237D87B

Other Information

  • As an active member of the CowDAO Grants Committee, I hereby refrain from voting / signing on this proposal so as to eliminate conflicts of interest.

Referral

The grant size has been discussed with the Nomev LDA leadership team @anna and @fleupold.

Terms and Conditions

3 Likes

I’m very pleased with your prior work and its measurable impact, and the objectives for the new grant seem well-considered. I fully support moving forward with this proposal.

1 Like

I support this proposal, and look forward to seeing your continued good work for the DAO.

FYI, this has been moved to a snapshot vote: Snapshot