Manager Software Development - Multimedia - 80942

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.



Software Engineering Manager - Multimedia 


The AMD SCBU Multimedia Software Team is seeking talents to help develop new multimedia solutions and software features, bring-up new graphics products, and improve the quality of our multimedia software. We are looking for a passionate, dedicated, and creative leader who will be responsible for managing, leading and developing multimedia software engineering teams, planning software development projects, creation of documentation, and delivering software products for internal as well as external customers. This role also requires that the individual can interact and work with their counterparts globally to ensure effective delivery of the projects. The role will be based in Markham.  




Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Managing teams of varying roles, varying sizes and responsibilities
  • Responsible for delivering the products that the teams are responsible for
  • Participate and play critical role in planning project deliverables
  • Own and drive software design, development, verification and release the product to customers
  • Performing individual goal planning and evaluation in accordance with AMD policies
  • Maintaining the health and morale of the team
  • Developing and growing the engineering skills of the team
  • Performance management of the software engineering team Interaction, coordination, and communications with counterparts across geographies.
  • Driving critical issues and interface with cross functional teams
  • Providing periodic management/executive updates
  • Leading brainstorming sessions, reviewing and providing input into engineering projects requirements



  • BS or MS degree in Electronics/Electrical/Computer Engineering, plus a minimum of 10 years of experience in hands-on software engineering, development, and architecture
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as manager and comfortable acting in a leadership role
  • Solid knowledge of software fundamentals especially in multimedia, video coding, video algorithm and image processing
  • Strong C/C++ programming skills and operating system knowledge
  • Embedded Programming knowledge and skills
  • Experience with x86 CPU architecture and SOC bring-up
  • Consistent record in engineering execution, delivery software on time with high quality and achieving premium high-performance software solutions
  • Proven track record of planning and delivering complex system software products
  • Experience leading multiple projects with competing priorities
  • Strong project management skills and experience with project management techniques such as scheduling, budgeting, and risk management.
  • Demonstrated disciplined approach to problem solving and ability to make business decisions in a technical environment
  • Thrives on challenges in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Strong Interpersonal, verbal, and written skills
  • Self-motivated with an ability to multi-task


Academic Credentials:


  • BS or MS degree (preferred) in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Electrical or Computer Engineering
  • 5+ years' engineering management and 10+ years' software development
  • MBA is plus




Requisition Number: 80942 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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