Director, Strategic Client Platforms - 128946

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 - 128946



The Director, Strategic Client Platforms (Storage and Memory) 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.



We are looking for a self-motivated individual, able to prioritize work and perform job tasks with minimal direction. You will have a strong executive-level presence, be an effective communicator and a hands-on leader. In addition, this person will be a big problem solver, who can dive into details, balance the need to be collaborative and team oriented and have a passion for innovation, defining a way forward in the face of ambiguity.



  • Lead strategic ecosystem initiatives in storage (SSDs).
  • Collaborate with AMD memory leadership to drive strategic ecosystem initiatives   
  • 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



  • 10yrs of high-tech product management, 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: storage/SSD, and memory
  • 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



BS and/or MS degree in Electrical or computer Engineering

Master’s degree in Business from a top tier university is a plus



Austin, TX or Santa Clara, CA.

Excellent Employee Health Benefits and full relocation benefit services offered!


      • AMD is a government contractor and subcontractor. As required by Executive Order, our US employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s work location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by January 4, 2022. AMD will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request an exception from this requirement if you have a need for a religious and/or medical accommodation.

Requisition Number: 128946 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Other Engineering


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