Director of Product Management, Laptop & Desktop Processors - 77760

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

Product Management Director, Laptop & Desktop Processors

The Role:

AMD is looking for a key leader in the Product Management organization – one who is responsible for defining and driving the next generation of AMD laptop and desktop processors. In this highly collaborative role, you will work with technologists, engineering leaders, and key influencers at partner companies to build our next-generation solutions. You’ll be responsible for crafting the product vision,and evangelizing that vision internally and externally – ultimately launching a product that lives up to the goals you set.


The Person:

The ideal technical candidate will have extensive experience in product management/marketing in PC computing products with experience in platforms, silicon, and the software ecosystem that enables them. Champions growth and innovative new solutions by partnering with customers to drive the change necessary to turn opportunities into profitable results.  Candidates are expected to have significant experience in the following areas:

  • Product Leadership
  • Technical depth within silicon design
  • Business acumen
  • Product launch


Key responsibilities:

  • Act as the mini GM of the product portfolio within the Client Business Unit with responsibility for driving execution from planning thorough the high volume production and end of life
  • Collaborate with general managers, go-to-market, and sales teams to synthesize market requirements into winning products
  • Develop product business cases in collaboration with customer-facing general manager and sales teams that meet Client business growth and share objectives
  • Collaborate with engineering execution teams to ensure product requirements, goals and objectives are met and exceeded
  • Partner with engineering teams to create a software and platform ecosystem that support the value proposition and vision for AMD’s Client products
  • Develop product sell-in collateral and assist Client business development teams to communicate future product roadmap and features to customers
  • Manage product migration across multiple generations supporting consistent share growth in selected vertical markets
  • Represent AMD’s interests in discussions with key IHV, ISV, and OS partners to drive a product and technology collaboration that aligns with the goals of the Client product portfolio
  • Collaborate with a team of product managers covering the Client portfolio across mobile and desktop products


Preferred experience:

  • Ability to convert highly technical value propositions into a compelling customer story
  • Understanding of mobile and/or desktop product development inclusive of hardware and software technologies
  • Outstanding communication skills to convey concepts and recommendations from C-level executives to working level peers
  • Ability to guide product definition using credible insights developed by interacting with end customers, strategic partners and by following usage, market and economic trends
  • Excellent understanding of how the P&L works for a >$1B business


Academic credentials:

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, MBA strongly preferred



Austin,Texas or Santa Clara, CA



Requisition Number: 77760 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Business Marketing


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