x86 Core Complex/ IO Diagnostic Manager

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.

We are seeking a motivated technical Manager to lead a global x86 Core Complex Diagnostics team. You will be providing your engineering leadership while balancing resources, schedule compressions and leading resources for cross program priorities. You are responsible to enable the team to deliver x86 Core Complex innovative Diagnostics, execute on architect defined coverage strategy and most stressful application content across all AMD products. You will have a broad scope collaborating with internal multi-functional engineering teams including Design, Design Verification, Emulation, Platform, Product and Customer Engineering teams.

As a leader, you will cultivate individual's career development, growth, mentoring and coaching.

The Person:

A self-starter who is passionate about leading-edge technology, being an inspiring leader, excellent communicator who can engage with key partners at all levels to drive technical and strategic alignment. These abilities will resolve ambiguity and adapt to changes in a dynamic and fast paced environment. This person will be an established strategic and result oriented leader who consistently raises the bar to drive the team and the wider organization for success. The greatest asset at AMD is its people, we are looking for a compassionate leader who develop and strengthen the team's skillsets and invests time with the individual team member's career development and growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with all levels of engineering management, program managers, technical leads, and engineers to drive multi-functional project planning and execution.
  • Collaborate with the various engineering groups to solicit feedback and ensure the Diagnostics your team deliver is meeting and exceeding their expectations.
  • Empower the team to develop x86 Core Complex Diagnostics for functional, stress and system level coverage to meet industry code quality standards and deliver to aggressive project timelines.
  • Direct the debug and root cause issues to facilitate the product smooth ramp up to production.
  • Drive productivity, efficiency and quality improvements demonstrating the best engineering practices.
  • Staff and develop your engineering team, attracting and maintaining strong talent pool. Mentor and coach your team to support individuals to achieve their career and personal development goals.

Preferred Experience:

  • The candidate is familiar with x86 architecture and micro architecture.
  • Familiar with SW engineering concepts and Object-Oriented programming.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication capabilities.
  • Experience in leading complicated interrelated projects, programs, and functions.
  • Experience leading a geographically distributed team and a creative technical leader who is adept at prioritizing business needs and handling risks.
  • Outstanding management skills and working experience with customer facing engineering teams a definite asset.
  • Experience with source control systems (GIT, SVN)

Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computer/Electrical/Software Engineering preferred.


  • Austin, TX





Requisition Number: 140602 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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