Product Manager
Pleora Technologies Inc. (Kanata based)
Kanata, ON

Product Manager (someone who owns the development of products)
(Full time permanent position)

Come work for us
Global manufacturers rely on Pleora’s real-time sensor networking products, standards knowledge, and systems expertise in mission-critical industrial automation, medical, and military applications. Our products help system and imaging device manufacturers bring new offerings to market quickly, while reducing risk and lowering costs.

Summary of position
At Pleora, we believe video and sensors will play an important part in Industry 4.0 and the connected factories of the future – Do you share the same vision?

Pleora is looking for an enthusiastic Product Manager to join our team and lead initiatives in IIoT, Industry
4.0, and our smart video switching platforms. The Product Manager will be responsible and involved from start to finish in creating software and hardware solutions for our markets in Industrial Machine Vision,
Medical Imaging and Defense. As a Product Manager, you will own the business strategy, develop an intimate understanding of our customer needs, and be the go-to person for the products that you own.
You’ll work closely with our UXD, Sales, Applications Engineering and R&D teams to define, develop and ultimately ensure the success of the products on the market. Be a part in defining our next generation platforms for sensor networking.

What does a Product Manager do?

 Be responsible for the product’s success
 Work closely with User Experience Design (UXD), Marketing, Sales and Applications Engineering

(AE) teams to drive product ideation, definition and go to market
 Identify market requirements – features, performance, and functions - for current and future products
 Understand user problems – we believe a product should be the outcome of a user problem that we are trying to solve
 Be in continuous dialogue with Sales, Pre-Sales, and customers to help improve products over their lifetime
 Partner with R&D and UXD teams in the development of products from prototyping and defining the Minimum Viable Product (MVP) requirements
 Develop product pricing, content for collateral, and roll-out strategies
 Be the product owner for the development team to help prioritize the product backlog in R&D
 Participate in customer meetings, tradeshows and conferences to speak about products
 Identify appropriate product demonstrations for trade shows and customer demos
 Support the sales team with product information and positioning
 Evaluate competiveness of products and analyze areas of improvement based of market feedback and internal feedback from different teams

 Provide content for and perform detailed reviews of product documentation (including user guides, datasheets, etc.), to ensure technical accuracy, clarity and usability

 Participate in the creation and evolution of marketing and sales tools, including introductory product videos, competitive analysis documents, blogs, etc.

 Identify potential partners or complementary solutions that may benefit the product
 Other duties may be assigned as required

Requirements you will need

 Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Marketing required, or related discipline; or a combination of work experience and education

 MBA is an asset

 Minimum 3 years’ experience in a product management role

 Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

 Experience in managing both hardware and software products

 Solid understanding of technology, including CPU, GPU and FPGA processing

 Solid understanding of software applications and SDKs

 Customer focus and experience working with UXD teams

 Experience with tools such as JIRA and Confluence, to help manage and prioritize feature requests, customer feedback and needs

 Solid knowledge of video and sensors for industrial vision systems, medical imaging systems, and/or military imaging systems

 Experience in the following is an asset: o Inspection / Production Systems o Familiarity with IIoT protocols used in industrial environments o AI, Machine Learning, Image Processing

Apply now to this exciting Product Manager opportunity. This job is located in Ottawa/Kanata. Please forward your resume in a PDF attachment to the attention of Human Resources, quoting the job title in the subject header. We’ll review your application and have HR connect with you if you’re a good fit. We thank you in advance for your interest in Pleora.

Pleora will provide reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities to allow you to participate in the recruitment process, upon request.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $90,000.00 to $110,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Identifying market requirements: 3 years (Required)
  • UXD: 1 year (Required)
  • video and sensors for industrial vision systems: 1 year (Required)
  • JIRA and Confluence tools: 1 year (Required)
  • managing hardware and software products: 3 years (Required)
  • Product Management: 3 years (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Required)