Client Software Product Manager - 69024

Location: Austin, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Client Software Product Manager - 69024


AMD is searching for a Client Software product manager to define and drive the software strategy for AMD desktop and mobile products to match the evolving needs of the market. The Client Software product manager is the primary point of business ownership for OS, driver, and software components that bring to life the Ryzen product family.



The ideal candidate will have experience in software product management/program management with an emphasis on Client Windows and Linux operating systems.  The candidate should have strong capabilities to collaborate with marketing, product management, engineering, and business development teams to achieve outstanding business results. Key skills:

• Ability to guide product definition using credible insights developed by interacting with end customers, strategic partners and by following usage, market and economic trends
• The ability to tradeoff multiple constraints and chart a clear and differentiated path for AMD’s Client software products
• Strong communication skills to address multiple internal and external stakeholders. Specifically must possess the technical ability to dialogue at a feature and IP level with internal hardware and software architects as well as external customer experts.
• Must understand industry trends of Client CPU and APU hardware and software ecosystems, and end user behavior and usage models across consumer, gaming, and commercial segments
• Ability to convert highly technical value propositions into a compelling business case



SW Roadmap/Client Software Product Management (60%)
• Define and drive Client strategy for AMD software across the Client product portfolio, R+R configurations, and OS release cadence
• Manage new feature requests for Client products, authoring requirements, use cases, and negotiating scoping with engineering
• Work across internal and external software teams to drive roadmap for Radeon software, chipset drivers, software RAID, and any bundled value add software deliverables
• Work with value add Software Product Management teams like AMD Link to define and drive Client products’ feature requirements and timing
• Drive requirements for SW analytics and reporting into the development of all Client software deliverables
Client OS Roadmap and Support Strategy (20%)
• Build roadmap for OS support across Windows and Linux ecosystems on AMD Client products
• Collaborate with OS vendors to interlock on roadmap and product introduction plans
• Drive requirements into engineering execution teams through product management staff
Driver Release (10%)
• Define and drive strategy for how/when drivers and updates get posted to and WU
• Build custom 5ID driver packages for SI partners as needed including postings to and WU
• Mange release of all Client software components to and WU including Radeon driver, chipset driver, software RAID, and any bundled value add software components
• Ensure timely driver postings to and Windows Update
• Prioritize issues noted in SWQA on Client platforms and drive appropriate resolution with software team
• Author and approve release notes associated with Client products for driver postings and update tools (10%)
• Drive structure and taxonomy for Client products represented on support pages
• Manage updates to online autodetect utility and Radeon Setting’s AutoUdpate to appropriately detect Client products
• Author KB articles and supporting documentation associated with driver releases


• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering, MBA degree preferred
• 10+ Years in software development with relevant business and/or product management experience in the PC marke


Location:  Austin, TX




Requisition Number: 69024 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Business Marketing 


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