Director, Strategic Client Platforms (Battery Tech)

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.

Director, Strategic Client Platforms (Battery Tech) 




The Director, Strategic Client Platforms (Battery Tech) is a high visibility leadership role and a key trusted advisor to client business leadership of AMD. The individual will have the opportunity to utilize your experience and expertise to identify AMD’s business and technology opportunities and drive them into action.




  • Be a self-motivated, able to prioritize work and perform job with minimal supervision
  • Have a strong executive-level presence
  • Be a hands-on leader
  • Be a big picture thinker, who can roll up sleeves and dive into details
  • Balance the need to be collaborative and team oriented with the ability to influence and push back when challenged
  • Be clear, concise, and effective communicator who can discuss complicated topics




  • Lead strategic ecosystem initiatives in battery tech
  • Collaborate with AMD SoC teams to drive power profile and battery life innovations (BMS algos)    
  • Own the planning through the phases of technology pathfinding through tech readiness through POR and on a solid path to execution
  • Support general manager in developing strategic vision with short- and long-term tactics that enable long term revenue growth
  • Collect and analyze relevant market intelligence from multiple sources
  • Market research and interaction with key customers to understand market trends




  •  Demonstrated expertise in high-tech product management and strategic planning experience
  • Strong understanding of the PC market – components, ecosystem players, devices
  • Deep familiarity with client platforms and at least one or more of the following areas: battery tech, battery management algorithms/analytics
  • Experience with working on several simultaneous projects and taking them from definition to delivery and adoption
  • Effective program management skills to collaborate with and lead very large groups of stakeholders across a diverse range of projects and issues in a concise manner
  • Have a passion for innovation, be comfortable defining a way forward in the face of ambiguity, and can scale and influence broadly Business from a top tier university is a plus





  • BS and/or MS degree in Electrical or computer Engineering




Austin, TX, Santa Clara, CA, Toronto





Requisition Number: 135946 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Other Engineering


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