Sr. Manager, Program Management- 117758

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.

Sr. Manager, Program Management -117758

The Role:

As a CPU Core Program Manager, you will have a significant and visible role in developing and implementing AMD’s next-generation CPU Core Designs. You will work in the center of a world-class engineering team with a sustained track record of success. You will be primarily responsible for ensuring the execution of the project(s) within scope, schedule, and budget constraints. As the Program Manager, you will work with all of the CPU Core Unit Teams and Disciplines to ensure the effective and efficient execution of AMD’s CPU Core programs.

The Person:

You take ownership of issues and approach challenges relentlessly with both critical thinking and creativity. We want someone who will lead and influence the team with solid communication and teamwork skills. You drive clarity and organization in uncertain situations and comfortably prioritize a dynamic set of tasks and responsibilities. Both stepping back and seeing the big picture and getting down in the details work for you. Continual learning and constant improvement excite you. Does this describe you? If so, then join us!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define, plan, and track engineering program execution based on senior technical guidance.
  • Communicate with all CPU Core Design teams, including Leadership, Architecture/Logic Design, Performance, Physical Design, Design Verification, DFT, and Post-Silicon Validation/Debug.
  • Craft, lead, and continually improve program-level processes and methodologies.
  • Identify and facilitate program dependencies, issues, and risks.
  • Align and handle program deliverables.
  • Automate and track metrics and report status vs. objectives throughout the lifecycle of the operation
  • Synchronize team communications and reviews with AMD senior and executive management and customers

Preferred Experience:

  • Solid understanding of the CPU Core design lifecycle.
  • Program management experience with a large Semiconductor Design team.
  • Semiconductor design experience in one or more of the following areas -- Architecture and Logic design; Design Verification; Performance Analysis and Correlation; Implementation/Physical Design; Post Silicon Validation/Debug
  • Experience leading and influencing multi-functional teams with horizontal or matrix leadership model.

Academic Credentials:

  • BS, MS, or Ph.D. degree in Electrical, Computer Engineering, is preferred.
  • PMP Certification is a plus but not required


  • Austin, Tx


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 December 8, 2021. 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: 117758 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Other Engineering


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