Sr. Technical Product Manager, Laptop & Desktop Processors (77761)

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.


Senior Technical Product Manager, Laptop & Desktop Processors


The Role:

Are you a technologist who has a passion for building great products?  This role is focused on leading a product from concept through launch into the market.  As the product leader, you are responsible for defining the value proposition of a new product, the direction the execution of that product, and working with our business and sales leaders to bring that product to the market.  You’ll be collaborating with some of the most passionate people in the company – across engineering and business teams – to create amazing technology for the world.


The Person:

The ideal candidate will have an extensive technical understanding and experience in product management/marketing in PC computing products with experience in platforms, silicon, and the software ecosystem that enables them.  Success in the role requires strong leadership skills to motivate and engage a team of engineering, marketing, product management, and business development professionals to achieve the goals of the product.  Candidates are expected to have significant experience in the following areas:


  • Product Leadership – The ability to define a product, articulate its value proposition, and drive across the company to execute on that product vision.
  • Technical depth – The ability to engage with platform and silicon engineering teams to lead business-driven decisions from system to silicon to software.
  • Business acumen – The ability to analyze markets, create business cases, develop pricing strategies and build product transition strategies.
  • Product launch – The ability to plan product launches, engaging with top tier press, regional teams, and senior executive team to successfully bring products to market


Key  Responsibilities:

  • True ownership of a product within the Client Business Unit (Laptop & Desktop processors) with responsibility for driving execution from planning through high volume production and end of life
  • Collaborate with general managers, go-to-market, and sales teams to synthesize market requirements into winning products
  • Develop product business cases in collaboration with customer-facing general manager and sales teams that meet Client business growth and share objectives
  • Collaborate with engineering execution teams to ensure product requirements, goals and objectives are met and exceeded
  • Partner with engineering teams to create a software and platform ecosystem that support the value proposition and vision for AMD’s Client products
  • Develop product sell-in collateral and assist Client business development teams to communicate future product roadmap and features to customers
  • Manage product migration across multiple generations supporting consistent share growth in selected vertical markets
  • Represent AMD’s interests in discussions with key IHV, ISV, and OS partners to drive a product and technology collaboration that aligns with the goals of the Client product portfolio
  • Collaborate with a team of product managers covering the Client portfolio across mobile and desktop products


Preferred Experience:

  • Ability to convert highly technical value propositions into a compelling customer story
  • Understanding of mobile and/or desktop product development inclusive of hardware and software technologies
  • Exceptional communication skills to convey concepts and recommendations from C-level executives to working level peers
  • Ability to guide product definition using credible insights developed by interacting with end customers, strategic partners and by following usage, market and economic trends
  • Excellent understanding of how the P&L works for a >$1B business


Academic Credentials:   

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, MBA preferred



Austin, Texas preferred

Santa Clara, CA also considered



Requisition Number: 77761 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Business Marketing


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