All full time positions are offered with competitive salary and full benefits. To apply for a position please send a PDF only cover letter and resume to jobs@k-space.com.


Job Description:

k-Space Associates, Inc. is looking for a C# Desktop Software Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in building scalable and efficient desktop applications and a passion for creating user-friendly software.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • 3-5+ years of experience developing and deploying C# .NET Windows desktop applications.
  • Experience building and architecting scalable and extensible C# desktop codebases for multiple products.
  • Proven WPF or other desktop UI experience.
  • Strong knowledge of C# .NET desktop UX and usability.
  • Experience collaborating with scientists and mathematicians is highly desirable.
  • Experience calling other languages (C++, Rust, Python) from C# desktop applications is strongly desired.
  • Experience with SQL connectivity from C# desktop applications is strongly desired.
  • Experience with third-party desktop SDKs and PC hardware is strongly desired.
  • BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent.

Responsibilities: 

  • Develop, test, and implement software solutions using C# .NET for Windows Desktop.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather and analyze requirements.
  • Design and develop efficient and scalable code.
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications.
  • Perform code reviews to ensure quality and adherence to coding standards.
  • Utilize version control systems such as Git for source code management.


Job Description:

k-Space Associates, Inc. is looking for a Technical Sales Manager to join our growing Sales & Marketing team.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Includes understanding and oversight of all items from Technical Sales Engineer description (see below)
  • Team Management:
    • Perform annual performance review of team members
    • Provide SMART performance targets and objectives
    • Actively manage Sales/Marketing team and ensure adequate and timely completion of team tasks
  • High-Level Objectives include:
    • Provide task prioritization for sales engineers/specialists
    • Develop and support roadmap to build price lists/BOMs
    • Work with distributors to expand sales numbers
    • Establish new contracts
    • Provide guidance to secure external funding
    • Proactively reach out to industry partners to capture new markets
    • Support Operations Management with price/margin data analyses

Requirements:

  • 5-10 years experience in sales capacity
  • Cognizant of standard/best sales processes and tactics
  • Knowledge of FreshSales software preferred
  • Minimum BS in engineering or science
  • Advanced Degree/MBA in business a plus


Job Description:

k-Space Associates, Inc. is looking for a Technical Sales Engineer to join our growing Sales team.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • kSA Products:
    • Understand kSA product capabilities, applications, and limits of each tool
    • Develop ability to serve as initial point of contact for customer inquiries
    • Front-end BOMs to enable more accurate sales quotation process
    • Develop standard tool price-lists
    • Critical product review of capabilities, performance, packaging, User Manual, software, hardware
    • Identify tool improvements/enhancements
    • Monitor and assist metrology sample measurements and communicate status to customers
  • Sales Support:
    • Provide quotations to customers for standard and custom metrology tools
    • Contact customers to review requests, understand specific technical applications, and specify details on the quotation as needed
    • Recruit kSA engineers to define specifications and estimate cost for custom metrology tools and development projects
    • Provide post-install customer support and follow-up and document system pros/cons
    • Provide product demonstrations either at k-Space or at customer site
    • Support continuous improvement of sales process
    • Engage in weekly sales order review meetings
    • Target specific markets for new product pro-active sales
  • Marketing Materials:
    • Work with Marketing to determine a priority list for marketing materials, such as product specifications, applications notes, and presentations
    • Create and update marketing materials with the goal of improving the quality and availability of marketing materials for the product
  • FreshDesk:
    • Enter all leads and quotations in database for proper follow up/tracking
    • Review all FreshSales opportunities twice per week
  • General Support:
    • Support kSA reps/distributors
    • Trade Show organization and participation – Will likely attend ~ 2 tradeshows per year
    • Help develop new application notes based on recent customer publications or installations
    • Improve website product pages – Add content, graphics, and video or animation where needed
    • Support Technical Sales Specialist as needed in confirmation of POs and SOs

Requirements:

  • Entry-level Engineer
  • Minimum BS in Engineering or Science

k-Space Associates, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of in-situ, in-line, and ex-situ metrology tools for the semiconductor, thin-film, and photovoltaic industries. Our products utilize optical imaging technology for non-contact, non-invasive real-time data acquisition, processing, and analysis of temperature, film thickness and growth rate, curvature and film stress, surface quality and atomic spacing, and optical constants.  Our products are used for monitoring thin-film deposition processes, including MBE, MOCVD, PLD, PVD, ALD, sputtering, and evaporation.

Incorporated in 1992 and driven to supply the best technical support in the industry, our tools are used worldwide in both research and production. We are headquartered in beautiful Dexter, MI, just 10 miles from downtown Ann Arbor, MI. We hope you will consider us for a challenging, rewarding career path. We are looking for creative, positive, energetic, career-oriented people to join our team.

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