Project Technical Assistant IV (Embedded Engineer)

21 Mar 2022 3:03 PM

Project Technical Assistant IV (Embedded Engineer)



POSITION TITLE : Project Technical Assistant IV


DIVISION:  Solutions and Services and Engineering Division (SSED)
Education : Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering / Computer Engineering / Applied Physics / Electrical Engineering
Experience : None required
Training : None required
Eligibility : None required
Other Requirements :
  • Talent for building anything that is electrical and/or mechanical
  • Experience in hands-on development and troubleshooting on embedded systems - Intermediate
  • Programming in Bare Metal C, C-based RTOS, and embedded Linux firmware - Beginner
  • Experience with schematic capture and PCB layout tools, Altium is an advantage - Beginner
  • Knowledgeable with various wired and wireless protocols and communication interfaces – Beginner
  • Written and oral communication skills – Intermediate
  • Background in Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning at the EDGE is a plus
Duties and Responsibilities:

The SSED needs an embedded engineer who will work under the Embedded Systems Group (ESG) to do R&D works. The work includes but is not limited to designing and developing electronic products and solutions in instrumentation, robotics, mechatronics, wired and wireless sensor networks, IoT, and AI/Machine Learning.

Under general supervision and direction, HE/SHE shall perform the following:ich are required by the facility.

  • Work with the ESG team to define the hardware architectures, subsystems, and roadmap;
  • Design well-crafted, testable, and maintainable circuit schematics, and PCB layouts;
  • Research on suitable electronic components, generate BOM(bill-of-materials) and draft purchase requests;
  • Participate in the assembly, integration, and testing activities;
  • Assist in the PA/QA of the prototypes, including pre-production and select production units;
  • Assist in drafting technical papers for submission and publication to scientific journals or conferences;
  • Attend seminars, symposia, and other structured gatherings related to advanced S&T and other areas of concern related to development;
  • Participate in design reviews, document solutions effectively;
  • Work with the internal and external partners and stakeholders to define project requirements
  • Gather data through library research, fieldwork, interviews, and observation; and
  • Performs related duties of a regular or a unique nature as assigned.
Application Documents:

Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent addressed to Mr. Gerwin P. Guba, Supervising Science Research Specialist, Solutions and Services Engineering Division, DOST-Advanced Science and Technology Institute at  cc: with the subject heading "(Outsourced) Job Application for PTA IV (Embedded Engineer)_ Last Name, First Name" along with the following:

  1. Updated Curriculum Vitae;
  2.  Updated Personal Data Sheet with attached worksheet form (forms can be downloaded at the CSC website)
  3. Diploma and TOR;

Only applicants with complete application documents and accomplished Application Form will be processed. To accomplish the Application Form, please go to

As an advocate of the Equal Employment Opportunity Principle (EEOP), the DOST-Advanced Science and Technology Institute encourages and welcomes all applicants regardless of age, religion, political affiliation including persons with a disability, members of indigenous communities, and those from any sexual orientation and gender identities.