Seeking Research Associate for PHL-Microsat DPAD


The Development of a Data Processing, Archiving and Distribution Sub-system for the Ground Receiving Station of the Philippine Scientific Earth Observation Microsatellite  (PHL-Microsat: DPAD) is a DOST funded R&D project implemented by UP TCAGP. It is part of the PHL-Microsat Program which aims to develop and utilize the Philippine’s first microsatellite.  The project has immediate openings for:

One (1) Research Associate

Contract Start Date: 1-Jul-2016

The Research Associate is expected to:

  • Assist in the evaluation of appropriate processes, work flows, and systems for Data Processing, Archiving and Distribution of satellite images.
  • Assist in the development of Data Processing, Archiving and Distribution Sub-system
  • Assist in the documentation of all development and evaluation work.
  • Administer and manage Data Processing, Archiving and Distribution system to be developed.
  • Communicate with partner institutions and assist in the retrieval of documents related to the project;

 Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geodetic Engineering, Geography, Computer Science, and other relevant fields (Science or Engineering)
  • Minimum 2 (two) years of relevant professional experience
  • Demonstrated ability to write technical documentation
  • Excellent organization and communication skills in English
  • Detail-oriented, trustworthy, reliable team player and can work under pressure

 Bonus points for experience with the following:


Remote Sensing, Geographic Information Systems, Programming ( Python, Matlab, Java, Javascript), Signal processing, Image processing, Spatial Databases

Interested applicants may submit their CVs to: