Developer Relations Manager 1- 101863

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

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.



Developer Relations Manager 1- 101863


The Role:

We have a Partner Alliance role passionate about maintaining Customer, Vendor, and Internal Engineering relationships in regards to handling our Approved Components.

In this role you will work with ecosystem partners, internal stakeholders and other alliance managers for overall management of our AVL processes.

In addition to overall Approved Components management, you will also mange embedded controller partners for enabling of their controllers in AMD systems.

You may also be required to assist with other areas of partner management on as needed basis.


The Person:

We are looking for a self-starter passionate about new technologies, able to move in fast paced environments with little to no direction and with the ability to communicate at all levels of business from C Level to Engineering.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Engagement with 3rd party organizations for roadmaps, features, and philosophy alignment on the technology areas of focus
  • Maintain the client Approved Components list across all client programs and Convert the list from Excel to Database for ease of publication and maintenance.
  • Drive component exception process and final determinations with key program partners
  • Collaborate with and support our validation teams for improved time to issue resolution and easier tracking of testing on list
  • Participation with industry standards bodies responsible for the technologies that the successful candidate will represent
  • Supervising industry trends, technology transitions, to be able to efficiently forecast future SOC requirements, spanning up to a 5-year horizon in key focus areas
  • Ability to quickly understand and adapt to drive technology in new areas of development


Preferred Experience:

  • Able to understand and drive the maintenance of the Approved Components list from Excel to SQL
  • Ability to drive consistent process improvement for Approved Components List - publication / result tracking / exceptions approvals
  • Ability to drive ecosystem partners on areas of engagement


Academic Credentials:

Bachelors or master’s degree in Electronics/Computer Engineering or Computer Science with emphasis on computer architecture preferred.



Markham, Canada or Austin, Texas

AMD has excellent medical, dental, vision vacation and holiday pay, a 401k with company and match and a focus on Work life balance.




Requisition Number: 101863 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Other Engineering


AMD is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any applicant who requires accommodation should contact

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.


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