Machine learning / High Performance Compute Roadmap Program Manager - 99785

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.
 

 

 

Machine learning / High Performance Compute Roadmap Program Manager

The Role:

As roadmap program manager in AMD’s machine learning software engineering team, you will drive planning of a project portfolio of leading-edge technology in high performance GPU-accelerated compute and machine learning for the Radeon Open Compute software stack. You will learn about how the power of open-source software can be applied to solve real-world problems. You will interact with product management, customers, software and hardware engineering teams, quality assurance and operations in a new and growing team

The Person:

The successful candidate in this role will be a self-starter, upbeat, quick learner who is passionate about new technology in addition to being results-oriented and able to get things done. They will be able to resolve ambiguity and adapt to changes in a dynamic environment. Drawing on their engineering background and validated experience in delivering software, the ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator who can engage with key partners at all levels, from driving technical discussions to leading executive program reviews.

Key Responsibilities:

Work closely with product managers, engineering managers, and software developers to own the planning of the machine learning and high-performance compute software roadmap to successful delivery in software releases.

  • Run the intake of new improvement requests across business units, software functional organizations and finance/ops, working closely with product management to achieve clarity on the relative priorities and requirements.
  • Dive deep into technical aspects of new requests; Be responsible for the scoping of the software enhancements, coordinating across functional teams to gather all dependencies and commitments.
  • Drive the planning and development of a committed software release plan
  • Drive the development of technology roadmaps in collaboration with functional managers and publish near term and long-term roadmaps
  • Drive interlock with business units on the engineering roadmap including prioritization and gap analysis monthly.
  • Be comfortable manipulating and extracting data in JIRA, Excel, Project, and communicating in PowerPoint
  • Support engineering management in resource planning (people and materials), as well as driving execution, including time-to-market and R&D efficiency
  • Working collaboratively with engineering management to drive excellence in the AMD Program Management community to supervise Key Metrics and help continuous process improvement, applying Agile concepts to adapt to the dynamic environment

Preferred Experience:

Project and Portfolio Management experience in industry

  • Excellent presentation and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to optimally lead technical discussions across a breadth of technical domains
  • Strong social skills and outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in leading sophisticated, interrelated projects, programs, and functions
  • Great teammate with a dedication to meeting deadlines and an aptitude to thrive in a fast-moving multi-tasking environment
  • Knowledge of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) such as Program Increments, Lean, Kanban
  • Experience working with customers is an asset
  • Experience program running Linux based products is a plus.
  • Experience using tools such as JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint, Project 2016, Jenkins & Robot Frameworks
  • Experience in Machine Learning frameworks (TensorFlow, Caffe2, PyTorch, etc.) is highly desired
  • Experience in delivering software for new hardware products and GPUs is an advantage
  • Experience in High Performance Computing is preferred
  • Experience in Virtualization frameworks (Linux KVM, etc.) is desired
  • Experience in Containerization frameworks (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Software development experience
  • PMP certification is highly desirable, but not required

Academic Credentials:

Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering

Location:

Markham, CA

Calgary, CA

Austin, TX

 

 

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Requisition Number: 99785 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Other Engineering
 

 

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