Director of Engineering - 107864

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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 Engineering - 107864



In this high-profile role, you will be the overall program Director for one of the Semi Custom Business Unit's engineering program development from concept to product delivery. You will drive the productization of our world class, industry leading PC and game console platforms.  As the Program Core Team Director you will work across all of Engineering and Business functions to meet overall product objectives from an Engineering, Executive and Customer facing view. 



Minimum of 15 years of relevant working experience in new product development from a design, platform, product and/or program management discipline. The candidate should have experience as a Technical Lead, Program Manager and Director. The candidate must also have a strong understanding of the general silicon engineering process (preferably CPU or APU), from concept to tape-out to production and of associated software to enable PC platforms. Furthermore, the candidate should have experience with driving multi-site and multi-disciplined engineering programs.



  • Oversee Design, technology, supply chain, platform, product, software, ecosystem, quality and business functions.
  • Responsible to SCBU Engineering and Business leadership and reports out regularly on status, decisions, issues, etc.
  • Deliver on all aspects of the program, in alignment with the customer and Business Division objectives.



  1. Delivering on all program commitments from concept exit to production
  2. Program-level definition in concert with Business Teams
    1. Responsible for vetting or rejecting new business asks and sanctions scoping proposed or agreed upon changes by the core team
    2. Owns driving core team to consensus on technical decisions that impact bounding box
  1. Hitting cost, schedule, committed features, power, performance
  2. Delivering overall messaging of status/issues to key internal/ external stakeholders and customers
  3. Tailors the roles of each core team member according to the needs of the program including defining cross functional ownership, and managing effective performance of the core team, and managing the membership to achieve program objectives,



  • Ability to scope a program end to end
  • Solid understanding of financial and management accounting
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to structure and execute complex analysis, draw insights, and communicate summary findings/recommendations to senior management and AMD customers
  • Ability to network, build relationships, and drive effective decision-making across multiple functions and levels within the organization
  • Highly organized, able to prioritize, and juggle multiple work streams to tight deadlines
  • Ability to assess and scope Commercial features / system components and relate them to overall program schedule.
  • Gaming and software experience relative to Gaming Platforms.
  • The candidate should be a proven leader, be able create and maintain a working cross functional team and manage in a matrixed environment. A successful candidate must have exceptional verbal, as well as written, communication skills. In addition, the role requires outstanding people management skills to lead, motivate, and guide world class engineers.



  • BS or master’s degree in related field preferred.



Austin, Texas

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Requisition Number: 107864 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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