Sr. NPI Program Manager (Core Team Lead)- 113261

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. NPI Program Manager (Core Team Lead)- 113261

Are you seeking a high visibility, high impact opportunity? As an AMD Client Engineer you will have visibility to groundbreaking multi-layered security features, H-Series processors optimized for gamers and creators, and U-Series processors optimized for thin and light notebooks. In addition, you will learn how AMD achieves outstanding performance and battery life with 7nm “Zen 3” core architecture. Zen is delivering a 19% IPC and up to 26% gaming performance generational uplift, with power efficiency up to 2.8X greater than the performance-per-watt of our competition. Come join our world class client engineering team providing rapid career growth advancement, and access to groundbreaking client technologies, through its year over year record-breaking market share, product performance and revenue gains!

The Role:

In this high-profile role, as the overall program leader, from concept to product delivery, for one of AMD Client Compute Group’s industry leading Ryzen family of products. Drive the definition, execution and productization of our outstanding, industry leading Desktop, Notebook and workstation platforms. As the program Leader, you will work across all Engineering and Business functions to meet both technical and financial program performance objectives.

The person:

Minimum 10 years of relevant working experience in new product development from a system definition, chip design, platform, product and/or program management subject areas. Having experience both as a technical lead as well as a program manager. You must also have a strong understanding of the general silicon engineering process (preferably CPU or APU). Furthermore, you should have experience with driving a multi-site and multi-disciplined engineering program.

Key responsibilities:

  • Drives Requirements, Definition, Design, technology, supply chain, platform, product, software, ecosystem, quality and business functions

  • Responsible to Client leadership and reports out regularly to executives on status, decisions, and solutions to issues during execution

  • Delivers commitments, in alignment with the customer and Business Division objectives

  • Responsible for vetting or rejecting new business requests and sanctions prioritization proposed or agreed upon changes by the team

  • Owns driving core team to consensus on technical decisions that impact bounding box

  • Delivering overall messaging of status and issues to key internal and external partners

  • Tailors the roles of each core team member according to the needs of the program including defining multi-functional ownership, and leading effective performance of the core team, and running the membership to achieve program objectives

Preferred experience:

  • The candidate should be a confirmed leader, be able to build and maintain a working multi-functional team and be skilled managing in a matrixed environment.

  • Proven understanding of financial and managerial accounting

  • Ability to structure and implement sophisticated analysis, draw insights, and communicate summary findings with recommendations to senior management and AMD customers

  • Ability to network, establish relationships, and drive effective decision-making across multiple functions and levels within the organization

  • Highly organized, able to prioritize multiple work streams to tight deadlines

Academic credentials:

  • BS or Master’s degree in Engineering preferred


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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: 113261 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Other Engineering


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