Science Research Specialist II (Data Engineer)

8 Mar 2022 9:44 AM

Science Research Specialist II (Data Engineer)



POSITION TITLE : Science Research Specialist II

SG 16

DIVISION: Computer Software Division
Education : Bachelor’s/College Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, IT, Physics, Applied Mathematics or any related course
Experience : 1 year relevant experience
Training : 4 hours relevant training
Eligibility : None required
Other Requirements :
  • Experience in data engineering using Python, Hadoop, and/or SparkSQL to find trends in data sets and developing algorithms to help make raw data more useful and efficient for AI model development
  • Deep knowledge of SQL, database design, HDFS, ETL, data warehousing, and Big Data management
  • Knowledge in web scraping, data wrangling, exploratory data analysis, and visualization.
  • Must possess a passion for data science and machine learning
  • Has good communication skills
  • Must be able to work well with a team, adaptable to circumstances, fast learner, and self-motivated
  • Can work with minimal supervision
  • Must be willing to work in Quezon City
Duties and Responsibilities:

Under general supervision and direction, HE/SHE shall perform the following:

  • Define project data assets to populate data models
  • Design data integrations and data quality framework
  • Design, evaluate, and recommend open source and vendor data engineering tools
  • Develop and maintain scalable data pipelines and build API integrations to support continuing increases in data volume and complexity
  • Collaborate with the AI Engineering team and the Software Engineering team to improve data models that feed machine intelligence, increasing data accessibility and fostering performant model development.
  • Implement processes and systems to monitor data quality, ensuring production data is always accurate and available for key stakeholders and business processes that depend on it.
  • Write unit/integration tests and technical documentation and contribute to engineering wiki.
  • Perform data analysis required to troubleshoot data-related issues and assist in the resolution of data issues.
  • Report to the technical leads of the project
  • Work closely with a team of frontend and backend developers, QA engineers, and business analysts.
  • Work closely with all business units and engineering teams to develop strategies for long term data platform architecture.
  • Communicate with the stakeholders about the data engineering required for the training of the AI models
  • Coordinate with the System Engineering Team for the implementation of the defined machine learning operations system
  • Report to work on time

Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent addressed to Ms. JOANNA G. SYJUCO, Computer Software Division’s Division Chief, DOST-Advanced Science and Technology Institute at to and cc: along with the following:

  1. Updated Personal Data Sheet;
  2. Updated Curriculum Vitae (CV's)
  3. Diploma and TOR;
  4. Certificate/s of employment; and
  5. Training certificate/s.

Preferred mailing address: ALaM Project <Position> <LastName, FirstName>

*Requirements with incomplete documents shall not be entertained.

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.