Product Manager, Pipe Integrity

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DarkVision, a subsidiary of Koch Engineered Solutions, is in search of a Product Manager of Pipe Integrity Solutions. The role involves clearly defining product requirements, road mapping feature development for all technical teams, overseeing technical marketing material generation, and ensuring fit for scale processes are in place to support the growth of our pipe inspection business. This role will be highly dynamic and change over time as the product line launches and matures.

If you are currently working in a B2B product management role, have product management experience with complex hardware and/or desktop software, and/or experience with inspection as a service – then we want to hear from you. This is a great opportunity to join a world-class team that is revolutionizing how industrial operators understand the integrity of their multi-million-dollar infrastructure assets. 

This role will be based out of DarkVision’s head office in North Vancouver, BC. Reporting to our Director of Product, you will have significant exposure to our sales, product, innovation, analysis and engineering groups.

Our Team

To make well informed decisions, Oil & Gas asset operators need a clear picture of the inner workings of piping infrastructure. The team at DarkVision makes this happen. Our experts from across the machine vision, imaging, computer graphics, and data analytics sectors have worked to create the most technologically advanced platform for pipeline and downhole diagnostics. Come join our team as we embark on the exciting journey ahead to become the global leader in industrial imaging.

What You Will Do

  • Product Requirements & Roadmap: Work with internal and external stakeholders to capture product requirements. Support the business development manager by translating and prioritizing customer needs into development roadmap and timelines. Define the scope involved with our in-house technical teams and build the development roadmap for customer facing capabilities. Provide regular touchpoint for marketing, sales and analysis team and communicate the roadmap to help align the internal stakeholders.
  • Product Specifications: Own the product specifications and define the testing required to define new specifications. Communicate the product specifications to internal stakeholders and train sales team on the product specifications for external use. Expect to be involved in client facing discussions with the business development and sales teams and become the product expert. Design validation tests for the technical teams to answer the difficult customer questions and then capture and disseminate this information appropriately.
  • Product Marketing: Own the plan and proposals for whitepaper content. Project manage the execution of paper content (lab, field, research components) across multiple stakeholders and write paper as well as case study content yourself. Organize and own a visualization library, backlog of content ideas and example from the lab, testing and customer runs. You will be responsible for the overall execution and impact these papers have on our product line. Ideate and drive compelling demos that showcase unique applications of the technology. Work closely with business development manager and marketing team to ensure strong alignment between core value propositions, marketing campaigns and the published content. We value quality and thought leadership over quantity and page count.
  • Analysis and Sales Liaison: Own the processes that will become routinely used to manage the interface between the analysis and sales teams. Define the requirements of the processes and work with internal stakeholders to implement and improve them. Capture the customers inspection needs and work with analysis team to ensure the final inspection report provides them actionable insight. Steer the development of impactful visualizations and define when and where they are most critical for client specific applications. Work to standardize our offerings such that we can scale effectively yet design flexibility to allow that reports can be customized by our analysis team to differentiate our offering. Manage the processes, tools and templates that enable a scalable flow of information from client to data analysis and vice versa. These include the CRM, excel and PDF templates, pre-job planning meetings, report review protocols and more.
  • Competitor & Market Analysis: Perform ongoing competitive analysis of the pipeline inspection industry, including pricing strategies, product positioning and competitor development efforts. Gather intelligence that can inform our product strategy and geographic expansion. Provide regular reports to our business development manager, and executive team regarding the competitive landscape, target markets, and client feedback gathered.
  • Industry Prescence: Attend key industry events and grow contacts to quickly penetrate the market and make our inspection solutions known. Learn about our downhole inspection solutions and understand the overlap in these markets to leverage synergies with existing clients.

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Prior experience in B2B product management.

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience in asset inspection or asset integrity management.
  • Experience in the oil & gas industry.
  • Experience with complex hardware and desktop software-based products.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Initiative-taking mindset.
  • Excellent organizational skills supporting data-driven decision-making.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.

General Salary Range

For this role, we anticipate paying $100 – 150k per year. This role is eligible for variable pay, issued as a monetary bonus or in another form.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Who We Are

DarkVision Technologies Inc. is a Canada-based tech company disrupting the industrial imaging market since 2013. We have created the world’s most advanced acoustic-based imaging platform. We are packaging it into multiple new product lines, revolutionizing how our clients quantify and visualize the integrity of their critical assets.

Backed by Koch Industries, one of the world’s largest privately held companies, DarkVision’s team of Mechanical, Skunkworks, Electrical, Software, and Machine Learning Engineers is rapidly expanding to meet the demand for the company’s current and upcoming products.

We allow employees to work on cutting-edge technologies that blend science with real-world applications. We invite you to join our team for the exciting journey ahead as we become the global leader in industrial imaging.

At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company.

Additionally, everyone has individual work and personal needs. We seek to enable the best work environment that helps you and the business work together to produce superior results.

How to Apply

If you have the above qualifications, we would like to hear from you. We thank all applicants in advance, but please be advised that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


We are an equal opportunity employer. If you require accommodation or assistance at any time during the application or selection processes, please submit a request by following the directions located in the FAQ section at the bottom of the webpage.

Successful candidates will be required to complete a criminal background check.

Keywords: mechanical, integrity, corrosion, product management, product manager, product champion, ILI, in-line inspection, piping, pipeline, upstream, midstream, asset integrity


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