Sr. Technology Planner

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.



AMD is searching for a Senior Technology Planner who will help to define and drive our EPYC Datacenter technology strategy and roadmap.  This person will join the Server Strategy and Planning organization, a tightly knit team of highly motivated seasoned and high-output professionals who collectively drive AMD’s Datacenter technology and product strategy.  The success of the planning team is built on ownership and delivery of results for the rapidly growing server business.  The team operates in deep partnership with stakeholders across architecture, engineering, and operations. 



An ideal candidate for this role will be a self-directed, high-output individual with a technical background in computer servers, with experience in engineering and/or architecture.  Equally important, a candidate should have experience or strong interest in the business management of products and technology.  Additional key attributes for success in our fast-paced culture include:  

  • Executive presence and credibility needed to influence senior leadership in a matrixed environment  

  • Ability to synthesize and convey highly technical concepts into proposal, requirements, and action plans 

  • Exceptional communication skills – both listening and written / verbal – to facilitate alignment with a range of internal stakeholders  

  • Skill in analyzing tradeoffs and making analytical, fact-based recommendations that have substantial technical, business, and financial impacts 

  • Ability to build relationships with strategic customers and partners to ensure that AMD enterprise products meet or exceed the evolving needs of the market 

  • Collaboration skills to engage a team of engineering, architecture, and business development professionals to achieve outstanding business results. 



  • Own and deliver the AMD plan of record for the EPYC product/technology roadmap through the corporate phase gate process 

  • Collect, synthesize, and align requirements through collaboration with definition partner OEMs and key customers  

  • Develop and maintain strategies for new technologies  

  • Develop and articulate the value proposition for EPYC products 

  • Analyze and understand unique requirements of key applications and workloads to specify and drive alignment with server business priorities 



  • Experience in computer design or validation, and/or product planning 

  • Working knowledge of modern server platform architecture  

  • Experience (or interest) in the business management of technology products 



Education: BS/MS in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science 



Requisition Number: 141123 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Business Marketing


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