Power Systems Software Development Manager - 76317

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.




The Power & System Engineering team implements power management and system level engineering solutions across different operating systems and engages with our silicon design team to develop state-of-the-art graphics & platform power management technologies without sacrificing performance. If you are interested in low-level kernel mode hardware programming, Windows and Linux driver and OS architecture, then the Power & System Engineering team is the team for you.


What You'll Do

• Lead a team of 20+ developers to deliver high quality power features, to improve windows driver stability and quality and to develop power play library in graphics kernel mode driver for new products

Motivate and organize the team to beat aggressive schedule for new product, new OS and new technology introduction.

• Participate NPI, NTI, NOI roadmap and project planning. Organize team resources and efforts to bring up projects as scheduled. Identify team effort and resource gaps and follow up with correction action. 

Promote and support cross-platform code reuse. Coordinate efforts for multi-platform including Windows, MacOS and virtualization environment. Lead team to improve power efficiency for ChromeOS environment.

• Staffing, team building, goal setting, mentoring, performance review, and career development
• Influence the team to embrace improvement initiatives and support the changes necessary to significantly improve software product quality as experienced by our customers.
Foster cross domain discussions and connections for strategically important multiple team collaborations, such as software and firmware interface architecture review. Promote the culture of taking proactive actions and driving for perfection by meticulous execution.
• Co-ordinate with different AMD sites for SW development, testing, and improvement
• Create a workplace environment that is rewarding, productive, exciting and facilitates learning


What You'll Need

• Computer/Engineering Degree with at least 8 years industry experience and at least 3 years of management experience in software development 
• Excellent track record of team/project management
• Superior knowledge and experience with various software development and QA test methodologies
• Experience in coordinating and creating design documents, software functional specifications and test plans
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills




Requisition Number: 76317 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function: 
Software 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 AskHR@amd.com.

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

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