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BaySpec, Inc.
San Jose, CA, United States
30+ days ago
BaySpec, Inc.
San Jose, California, United States
30+ days ago


BaySpec, Inc., a San Jose, California based instrumentation company is seeking a full-time individual with specialized skills and recent experience in ion source development. The candidate will participate on a team focused on new product development and new product introduction for advanced mass spectrometer products. Our existing customer base spans the traditional areas of optical spectroscopy and with newly developed technology we aim to revolutionize the utility and application of mass spectrometers. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be involved with prototype / proof-of-concept design, product development engineering, and manufacturing production for a new generation of mass spectrometer instruments.

  • Design, simulate, and implement novel concepts ion source technology into an existing instrument platform.
  • Participate on a small team to develop an ion source and atmospheric pressure interface (API) for a new ion trap mass spectrometer.
  • Advise and assist in the design and execution of experiments to validate ion source performance system and sub-system performance if necessary; e.g. system electronics, vacuum system, ion detection, etc.


• Must be enthusiastic about new product development and willing to develop novel concepts in ion generation and ion transmission.
• Recent experience with low pressure electron ionization (EI) and atmospheric pressure interfaces (API).
• Previous experience with prototype design or product validation.
• Knowledge of glow discharge (GD) is a plus.
• Experience with ADI-MS sources is plus
• Comfortable working in a culturally diverse environment
• Familiarity with detection of explosives, narcotics, CWAs, etc. is a plus.
• Ability to adapt to a fast moving company and dynamic work environment.
• Good communications skills in English, both oral and written for technical documentation and reporting of experimental results.
• Must be able to present technical concepts and simulated or experimental results.

Education:  BS or above degree, with prior experience and an established portfolio demonstrating successful designs for ion source and or atmospheric pressure interfaces are required.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58666771
  • Location:
    San Jose, California, United States
  • Company Name: BaySpec, Inc.
  • Position Title: Mass Spec Instrumentation Scientist/Engineer
  • Industry: Polymers,Pharmaceuticals,Peptide Sequencing,Ion Chemistry,GC-MS,Electrospray Ionization,Electronics,Electrical Engineering
  • Job Function: Res. & Dev. Scientist
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: 1
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: 10-25%
San Jose , CA , US

BaySpec, Inc., founded in 1999 with 100% manufacturing in the USA (San Jose, California), is a vertically integrated spectral sensing company. The company designs, manufactures and markets advanced spectral instruments, including UV-VIS-NIR-SWIR spectrometers, benchtop and portable NIR/SWIR and Raman analyzers, confocal Raman microscopes, hyperspectral imagers, mass spectrometers, and OEM spectral engines and components, for the R&D, biomedical, pharmaceuticals, chemical, food, semiconductor, health monitoring, human & anima...

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