Sales Strategy, Public Cloud Manager - 112522

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.

Sales Strategy, Public Cloud Manager


The Role:

We are looking for our next team member to join our growing Global Sales Strategy team, with a focus on our Public Cloud business. To be responsible for developing a cohesive strategy to expanding preference for AMD-based Cloud instances and to take part in executing this approach with our Business Unit and Regional Sales teams. To also work with our ISV partners in this space, partnering on ways to optimize solution performance on AMD-based technology.


The Person:

Does this sound like you? We'd love to talk!

Strong leadership skills, able to build partnerships across a variety of teams/channels, and a positive, go-get-em outlook. The ideal candidate will welcome challenges and be passionate about finding new ways to succeed.

Business, industry and sales acumen within the Public Cloud space is critical; familiarity with the dynamics of a sales environment and culture is imperative.

  • Strategic Approach: Leadership across the Cloud space, where you’ll be looked to as the SME for GTM strategy. Having a pulse on the market, a deep understanding of the sales cycle/processes and a proven track record of structuring and conducting analyses to generate insight and recommendations to increase sales/market share.
  • Follow Through: The ability to power through daily challenges to execute and finish the job.
  • Execution: This is a fast-paced role that requires quick action, constant communication, and never-ending drive for improvement.
  • Communication: Outstanding interpersonal skills; able to connect with a wide range of audiences, including executives and customers.
  • Program & Budget Management: Proven success leading all aspects of large sales & marketing programs, including the associated budget
  • Ability to travel 25% of the time


Key Responsibilities:

  • Engage Corporate Marketing and represent Sales Vision for OPEX spend
  • Provide guidance on Sales engagement for global events
  • Collaborate with regional marketing on spend supporting Global Cloud
  • Work with BU to ensure an AMD Cloud story for sales
  • Act as POC for Cloud Specialist into the Cloud Sales team
  • Work with regional leaders on cloud priorities, headcount, pipeline progress and development, reporting, program needs
  • Manage engagement for Cloud Optimization and GSI partners


Preferred Experience:

  • Proven experience in the Cloud or Datacenter space
  • An understanding of selling Public Cloud solutions
  • Background working with regional sales teams
  • Project planning and management skills are preferred


Academic Credentials:

BS/MS degree in Business; MBA or equivalent working experience is a plus



Austin, TX




Requisition Number: 112522 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Sales Strategy


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