Semiconductor Product Engineering Project Manager 81113

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.

Semiconductor Product Engineering Project Manager


The Role:

  • Lead Product Engineering Projects through multiple phases of bringing Next Generation microprocessors to market.
  • Collaborates with Product Engineering Leadership, the Business Unit and Validation teams to deliver comprehensive microprocessor solutions which grow AMD’s profitability.
  • Resolves ambiguity and adapts the teams to changes in a dynamic environment.
  • Defines and runs key product deliverables/schedules and driving cross functional activities.
  • Drives pre-silicon planning.
  • Produces customer samples execution and high-volume manufacturing readiness, once silicon arrives.
  • Lead horizontally across several functional organizations.
  • Works closely with our:
  • Asia Engineering and Operations counterparts
  • Extensive interactions within the Product Engineering organization
  • Internal organizations (Design, Supply Chain, Business and Customer Engineering)
  • Project Budgeting




The Person:

  • Wants to Own Something that Matters: The ideal candidate will have a definitive leadership role for our Next Generation APU and CPU products. It is high visibility and requires someone who will drive and deliver solutions.
  • Seeks New Challenges: It is a hard role – those who succeed in this role love to seek new challenges and are able to flex across many fields, both technical and operational, to overcome any obstacle.
  • Tenacious: This is a fast-paced role that requires swift action, constant communication, and never-ending drive for improvement.
  • Communication: Must have excellent social skills and will be interacting with audiences ranging from executives to recent engineering college graduates. Ability to comprehend sophisticated technical challenges.
  • Learns Fast: Demonstrates the ability to learn quickly and to proficiently absorb new information.
  • Adaptable: This role requires an ability to adjust to factors on the ground, guiding your team to deliver solutions while navigating real-time changes to business or customer requirements.
  • Leadership: Able to lead teams of both direct and dotted-line reports to get results. Successfully leads large scale projects.
  • Project Management: Strong project and budget management capabilities.
  • Transferable Experience in Semiconductors: Requires some combination of expertise in semiconductor design, architecture, product test, product engineering, semiconductor physics and/or semiconductor manufacturing.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with engineering managers, technical leads and other program managers to drive project planning and execution of multiple complex projects
  • Lead cross-team dependencies and coordinate cross-team initiatives/blocker issues
  • Develop project plans and schedules, improve processes for project tracking and risk mitigation, and implement standard methodologies, tools and templates
  • Deliver reports and presentations to technical leadership and key stakeholders
  • Meet deadlines and an aptitude to thrive in a fast-paced multi-tasking environment

Preferred Experience:

  • Project Management bringing CPUs from 1st Silicon to volume production
  • Experience working in a team environment and actively driving solutions
  • Experience in running horizontal projects across multiple internal functional organizations (Engineering – US and abroad, Supply Management, Finance)
  • Background in Solid State Physics, Computer Architecture, Digital or Analog Design Preferred


Academic Credentials:

  • BS degree in related field BSEE, BSCE, MBA, MSEE, MSCE or equivalent experience.
  • PM Certifications and expertise with current Program Management processes/Tools and ISO 9000 processes highly desired



Austin, Tx


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Requisition Number: 81113 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Other Engineering


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