Sr. Manager, Program Management - 74967

Location: Austin, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Senior Manager, Product Line Program Management

AMD’s embedded business unit is looking for a senior manager product line program management for the exciting role of leading a small team of program managers chartered to drive execution of key programs cradle-to-grave realizing roadmap into real embedded products into the hands of our customers. Besides leading the team, this person will also take program management ownership of one of the embedded product lines as an individual contributor. AMD’s Embedded Business is part of overall (DESG) Datacenter and Embedded Solutions Group.

Product line program management requires you to drive the execution of entire product stack coming from different engineering teams/functions. These functions will be IP validation, BIOS development, reference boards, board operations, driver development, use-case validation etc. With keeping the big picture view of end-to-end program plan and execution, you should co-ordinate and iron-out dependencies among different engineering teams to make sure all the intermediary milestones are being met and execution remains on track. Success of the program will be defined as meeting or beating the scope, schedule and spend of the program.

Role & Responsibilities:


  • Own and Drive the program execution for the different programs of a product line.
  • As part of the program execution, prepare endto-end plan starting with the NPI phases for planning, execution and then post-NPI phases of derivative programs.
  • Coordinate and drive the concept, feasibility and planning exit milestones with the full ownership of securing right approvals from the senior management on those gate reviews.
  • Lead a small team of product line program managers who will take care of other embedded product lines as well as software, BIOS program management across the product lines.
  • Craft and deploy lightweight processes but strong rigor/discipline to bring execution focus and efficiency. Lead and drive these process adoptions across the overall program management org.
  • Manage and handle escalations with a sense of urgency and proactive problem solving.
  • Prepare and present program status reports to executive and highlighting risks, data for proscons analysis of decision making.
  • Drive crossfunctional alignment among different teams including the other program managers.
  • Share best practices with other product line program managers.




  • Engineering degree in EE or CS with 15+ years of relevant experience.
  • Strong Program Management and Execution skills and wellversed with different project management tools.
  • Good breadth of technical knowledge (SoC, BIOS, Platforms, SW, Tools, Manufacturing) and experience in overall product stack and not just limited to silicon.
  • Extensive experience in a similar role in semiconductors companies. X86 Process experience will be a big plus.
  • Proven track record of enabling several NPI programs resulting in successful products.
  • Experience working in a multisite and multi-cultural environment and ability to travel as needed.
  • Experience in leading a team of program managers and creating/deploying processes for efficiency and scale.
  • Team player with passion and hunger to do whatever it takes for business success.
  • Excellent communication skills. Excellent skills of managing up with right set of data/reports to executives for visibility and decision making.
  • Ability to align, resolve conflicts and build consensus among parties working towards the final goal.
  • High sense of urgency and drive for results.
  • Relentless focus on customer satisfaction.



Requisition Number: 74967 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Other Engineering 


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