Sr. Engineering Program Manager - 81603

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.

System Engineering Program Manager - 81603


Senior technical program manager role leading a multi-national, multi-discipline engineering team responsible for end to end validation and platform execution for next generation AMD client mobile and Chrome book solutions.



The ideal candidate has managed the delivery of product programs from Concept through Customer Ship, utilizing large, matrixed teams to plan and execute system level products.  You will have a deep understanding of the technical challenges related to computing system solutions, which includes the interaction of silicon, platform, and software elements.  You are energized by working in a fast-paced technical organization and multi-site environment.  You like to make a difference in the industry and are passionate about collaborating with teams and our customers to find unique solutions to tough problems. 



  • The System Engineering Program Manager owns planning and driving the execution of platform-solution engineering functions to enable best in class customer solutions
  • Drives alignment between AMD business unit product deliverables and customer platforms to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction and quality throughout the product lifecycle
  • Engages with technical and business leadership teams to understand and document program scope, establish integrated schedules, assess and manage program progress and risk, and manage resource and budget plans.
  • Represents the Client Systems Engineering organization in corporate planning and execution forums, including presentations to Senior VP’s and executive staff.
  • Supports the customer-facing engineering and business teams to set product maturity and schedule expectations, oversee the development and distribution of documented product collateral, and resolve issues.
  • Develops and shares best-in-class processes to streamline and grow the organization to meet new challenges
  • Works collaboratively and coordinates the activities of geographically distributed technical teams



  • Has driven product development with hardware platforms and related software ecosystem. Specific experience with x86 SOC products and PC industry suppliers/OEMs is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to grasp new technical concepts quickly and to lead technical teams.
  • Breadth knowledge of x86 CPU/SoC/Chipset/Graphics architecture and experience in functional, electrical, power-performance or security pre- and post- silicon validation.
  • Confidence to evaluate risks and tradeoffs and present solution options to executive leadership
  • Ability to influence horizontally across multiple internal functional organizations
  • Skilled in interfacing with customers, partners and in managing joint-development projects
  • Ability to understand and extract action plans from complex technical discussions and translate into succinct messaging tailored for varied targeted audiences
  • Ability to nimbly address business and technical changes throughout the program lifecycle
  • Familiarity with budgeting, resource allocation, and long-range planning
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and executive level presentation skills
  • Attention to detail and demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Seasoned in leveraging MS Project, Excel, Share Point, Teams or Confluence for clear communications and coordination of work.
  • Familiarity with JAMA, JIRA and similar Systems Engineering requirements management and defect tracking tools.
  • Experience with Agile software and project development methodologies preferred
  • Self-motivated and proactive with demonstrated creative, situational and critical thinking problem solving.
  • Ability to network quickly and independently to align resources towards a common goal.
  • Ability to support limited domestic and international travel
  • >8 Years Program Management Experience and >12 years overall relevant experience in Semiconductor Industry - specifically New Product Development or Introduction



Bachelors degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science is required.

Masters in Business Administration or PMI PMP® Certification is a plus.



Austin, Texas



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