Software/Embedded Program Manager(73374)

Location: Bangalore, IN

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.


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The Role


As the Program Manager for Embedded Business Unit, you will have the opportunity to manage end to end ownership of overall software solutions for all embedded products. By managing both internal software development and external deliverables, you will work to ensure key technical programs are delivered & enabled on time. This role provides an excellent growth opportunity for high performing individuals looking to make a difference and deliver a stand-out experience to customers of AMD.


The ability to establish and drive to goals including plan of record, timelines, budget, scope, performance and quality will be critical to success.  A passion for creating plans and working with a diverse team of creative engineers and senior executives is necessary for this critical and highly visible role. 


The applicant must be a team player with a commitment to meeting deadlines and an aptitude to thrive in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment.




·         Work closely with engineering managers, technical leads and product managers to drive project planning and execution of multiple complex software development projects.

·         Collaborate with cross-functional engineering groups throughout the product life cycle, from definition to successful delivery of releases.

·         Manage cross-team dependencies, initiatives and blocker issues.

·         Provide status reports on customer program schedule, status and key issues

.         Coordinate program delivery between local and overseas (various time zones) teams

·         Participate in the development of project plans and schedules; must be able to develop and improve processes for project tracking and risk mitigation

.         Maintain dashboards on current status and risks for projects and deliverables in Confluence and use Jira to track all the engineering work using Kanban / Scrum.

·         Support senior management to drive execution excellence, tracking & reporting of key metrics

·         Assist in developing and implementing project management best practices, tools, templates and metrics to drive continuous process improvement within engineering.




·         Proven project & program management experience in dynamic and competitive industry with prior experience in SW development in semi-conductor industry

·         Horizontal leadership/Matrix management experience

·         Flexible working schedule to manage global (Asia and North America) program execution teams

·         Understanding of Windows and Linux operating system and graphics technology

·         Strong exposure to agile development and lean management principles

·         Experience in program management of Linux based products is a plus.

·         Experience using tools such as JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint, Project 2016, Jenkins & Robot Frameworks

·         Outstanding written & oral communication skills

·         Strong interpersonal skills

·         BS or higher in Engineering (Computer Science/Electrical/Electronics & Communication) strongly preferred

·         PMP certification is preferred, but not mandatory





Requisition Number: 73374 
Country: India State: Karnataka City: Bangalore 
Job Function: Other Engineering 

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