Research Scientist – Ultrasound

Research Scientist (Ultrasound)

We are looking for a curious and motivated researcher/scientist to join our R&D team and participate in the development of our upcoming ultrasound based products. The right candidate is a creative individual who is passionate about solving real-world problems, and has a strong theoretical background in ultrasound, especially in its use for industrial applications. The position will focus on scientific research, including theoretical validation, simulation, and experimentation of different ultrasound modes and methodologies.

This position will provide you with an opportunity to explore and design innovative imaging ideas and concepts from ideation all the way into development, verification, and validation in real-world. You will be working in a multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers who work on state-of-the-art ultrasound imaging solutions. The ideal candidate is both scientific minded and pragmatic. Someone who has the desire to work and grow in a fast-paced technology environment.


  • Master’s or PhD degree in Engineering Physics, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or other related fields.
  • Understanding ultrasound-based Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) applications.
  • Understanding of ultrasound imaging techniques and beamforming algorithms (FMC/PWI, TFM).
  • Understanding of different signal processing and image processing algorithms.
  • Proficiency in MATLAB, Python, or other scientific programming languages.
  • Hands-on experience with software and algorithm development. 
  • Hands-on experience running simulations and experiments to validate ideas.

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Experience with ultrasound research systems such as Verasonics or SARUS.
  • Experience with industrial ultrasound simulation software such as CIVA or k-Wave. 
  • Familiarity with industrial ultrasound scanners such as OmniScan.
  • Hands-on experience with software and algorithm development for industrial ultrasound scanners.
  • Comfortable with C/C++ programming.
  • NDT Ultrasonic certifications.
  • Relevant portfolio (past projects and publications) related to ultrasound imaging.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary or higher (Top $ for top talent)
  • Full benefits package
  • Competitive vacation allotment
  • Flexible work environment

About DarkVision

DarkVision Technologies Inc. is a BC-based tech company that has been disrupting the industrial imaging market since 2013. We have created the world’s most advanced acoustic-based imaging platform and 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, the largest privately held company in North America, 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 provide employees the opportunity to work on cutting-edge technologies that blend science with real-world applications and invite you to join our team for the exciting journey ahead as we become the global leader in industrial imaging.

Why DarkVision

Here are 4 reasons you’ll like working at DarkVision:

  • Well-Funded: We are backed by Koch Industries – North America’s largest privately held company and are actively working with top-tier operators across North America.
  • ‘A’ Players: Our team is made up of talented, intelligent, and hardworking people. If you’re an ‘A’ player, you’ll enjoy the intellectually stimulating, challenging and respectfully competitive atmosphere.
  • Growing Quickly: We are in the process of launching several new product lines and as a result, have more than doubled our headcount over the last year.
  • Lots of Opportunities: We are transitioning into a much larger organization and recently expanded into a custom-built 52,000 sq. ft. facility in North Vancouver. We have recently opened a larger Calgary office and have expanded into the US with offices in Houston and Midland, TX.



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