Sr. Product Manager - 82577

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. Technical Project Manager - 82577

The Role:

Lead a global Product Engineering team through multiple phases of bringing a new microprocessor to market. Plan and execute early silicon bring-up, characterization, product definition, test solution development (Sort/ATE/SLT hardware and test programs), and production ramp. Collaborate with Executive Leadership, the Business Unit, Validation teams, Supply Chain, external manufacturing vendors and customers to deliver comprehensive microprocessor solutions which grow AMD’s profitability.

The Person:

  • Wants to Own Something that Matters: Definitive leadership for Aa product critical to the success of AMD’s future. It is high visibility and requires someone who will lead and deliver.
  • Loves a Challenge: those who thrive in complex projects and are passionate about taking on new challenges and are capable influencing others across subject areas, both technical and operational, to overcome any obstacle.
  • Determination: This is a fast-paced role that requires action, constant communication, and constant drive for improvement.
  • Communication: Must have excellent communication expertise with diverse audiences ranging from executives to new hires.
  • Learns Fast: Demonstrates the ability and desire aspiration to learn quickly and to proficiently absorb new information.
  • Adaptable: This role requires an ability to adjust to factors on the ground, guiding your team to deliver solutions while navigating real-time changes to business or customer requirements.
  • Leadership: Proficiency in leading teams of both direct and indirect reports to get results.
  • Project Management: Expertise in project and budget management capabilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Launch your product on schedule, to meet market opportunities and grow revenue.
  • Deliver a Product Test Solution, consisting of hardware, software, and test content to achieve the cost and quality requirements of the product.
  • Complete post-silicon characterization, product definition and performance optimization and enable internal validation team and external customers through the delivery of prototype samples.
  • Optimize the overall product cost structure to maximize AMD profitability. This can include, but is not limited to optimization of product yield, test hardware costs, and test costs.
  • Work with internal teams and external partners/customers to define and release an optimal mix of SOC product variants to meet customer needs while achieving internal manufacturing and cost requirements.
  • Work with internal AMD Operations and external manufacturing vendors to ensure the capability and capacity is in place to support the product launch and high-volume ramp of a new processor.
  • Develop members of your team, from both a technical and leadership perspective, to grow the next generation of Product and Technical Leadership within AMD.

Preferred Experience:

Transferable Experience in Semiconductors: Requires some combination of expertise in semiconductor design, architecture, product test, product engineering, semiconductor physics and/or semiconductor manufacturing.

  • Computer architecture, especially GPU architectures or the x86 architecture
  • Silicon performance optimization techniques, especially those pertaining to power optimization, frequency maximization and advanced performance management techniques.

Academic Credentials

  • MBA, or an equivalent working exposure to Supply Chain, Operations, Product Marketing and/or Strategy.


Austin, Tx



Requisition Number: 82577 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Other Engineering


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