Program Manager - SOC Design - 79122

Location: Boxborough, Massachusetts, 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.

Program Manager- SOC Design


  • Program Manager for multiple SOC Projects in the Semi-Custom Business Unit.
  • Responsible to work will all Intellectual Property teams across AMD and the SOC Functional Teams.
  • You will lead Program Management activities with other PMs in the group to improve SOC Design management!

The person:

  • The individual who fills this role will be responsible for driving Project Management activities of Silicon Design from product definition to full deployment.
  • You will lead a multi-functional Silicon Design core team, aligning all aspects of engineering and operation execution to meet business goals.
  • Good presentation and leadership skills, with an ability to lead technical discussions
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and outstanding written and oral communication skills

Key responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for the management of program execution and its day-to-day activities.
  • This individual will work with engineering management to drive execution excellence, including key metrics – Scope, Performance, Schedule, Cost & Quality.
  • Work collaboratively with AMD Program Management community on continuous process improvement.
  • Work is strategic in nature but hands-on work on tactical manners is expected.
  • Communication is a critical part of this role which includes:
  • Interpreting/understanding business directions
  • Explaining tactical details
  • Recommending solutions regarding complex program situations
  • Understanding the inter dependencies between teams and driving risk mitigation
  • Defines, plans and drives projects and program plans based on management and senior technical guidance.
  • Possesses specialized knowledge plus a broader technical knowledge in areas outside his or her area of expertise.
  • Has responsibility for projects or processes of significant technical importance and for results that cross engineering project areas.
  • Initiates significant changes to existing processes and methods to improve project and team efficiencies

Preferred experience:

  • Experience is required in managing large, complex, interrelated projects, programs, and/or functions.
  • Experience in large scale ASIC development, plus working knowledge across multiple engineering subject areas is highly desirable.
  • Seeking candidates who are result-driven, disciplined, and analytical, plus with good problem-solving skills, interpersonal skills, communications skills, and teamwork spirit.
  • Possesses a thorough knowledge of the principles or project management and can apply them effectively on small to large size projects.

Academic credentials:

  • BS in EE and Masters (preferred) in any engineering fields

Formal Project Management education, PMP designation is additional advantage.


Boxborough, Massachusetts


Requisition Number: 79122 
Country: United States State: Massachusetts City: Boxborough 
Job Function: Other Engineering


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