Director, IT Business Operations - 149966

Location: Santa Clara, California, 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.

Director of IT Business Operations

The Role:

AMD is looking for a Director of IT Business Operations to provide thought leadership and subject matter expertise encompassing all IT functions corporate wide.  In this key role your experience and understanding of IT Budgets, Vendor Management, Portfolio and Release Management is greatly valued. This position will partner with CIO staff, Finance, Procurement and Legal to support Business Operations for our CIO.  We have competitive benefit packages and an award-winning culture. Join us!


The Person:

As a leader in our IT organization, you will help to transform and streamline our Business Operations, influencing others and inspire change at all levels with your thought leadership. You bring strong Leadership, Financial and Vendor Management expertise, to deliver a best-in-class Business Operations for IT.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate strategic planning, budget, reporting and financial planning for IT
  • Manage IT Budget roll-up, forecast, attainment of labor, capital, travel and material in alignment with AMD’s Financial processes
  • Responsible for IT Financial reporting, oversight, transactional analysis, and compliance with functional budgets
  • Lead and participate in vendor selections
  • Manage external vendors and managed services providers, ensuring needs are fully communicated, projects are well coordinated, service levels are adhered to, and budgets are met.
  • Work in close collaboration with the functional leaders and be responsible for management of operational & strategic deliverables
  • Consolidate IT demands and projects into a single IT Portfolio for budget and resource management
  • Provide governance and analysis to ensure IT Portfolio is executed within established budget, quality and scope criteria
  • Drive cross-functional teams on strategy and operations while leading operational excellence initiatives
  • Drive the creation of comprehensive overviews, information summaries, analyses on demand
  • Build and lead high-performing teams


Preferred Experience:

  • Strong Financial Background
  • Proven track record in IT Vendor Management
  • Demonstrated experience in IT Portfolio and Release management
  • Solid experience building and leading high-performing teams
  • Strong collaboration with IT stakeholders, Business partners and external parties
  • Overall understanding of IT Strategy and Operations


Academic Credentials:

BA/MA in Finance, CS, or similar



Austin, Texas or Santa Clara, CA



Requisition Number: 149966 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Information Technology

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