Platform Engineering Program Manager - 82355

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.



Platform Engineering Program Manager - 82355

The Role:

We are looking for a Platform Program Manager to lead the Platform engineering aspects of a designated graphics program, from product definition through to delivery including Design, Platform Power/Performance and Product Validation. You will work across teams, blending your strategic and tactical experience to produce high-quality solutions, within time and budget.

The Person:

Our next Platform Engineering Program Manager will have previous sophisticated program management experience along with product development experience within the Semiconductor industry. If this sounds exciting, this position might be just right for you! Want to learn more? Please continue reading for additional position details.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive efficient Graphics Platform program planning & execution through active leadership, clear communication, and effective organization skills.
  • Drive & track all aspects of Graphics Platform program schedules to ensure all engineering and customer requirements are met from product definition to production.
  • Provide frequent & concise updates to Program and Executive teams on plans, status, and risk mitigation.
  • Simultaneously keep the bigger business picture in mind, while focusing on program details to effectively drive teams.
  • Proactively drive plans to mitigate delays, and follow-through with internal platform team.
  • Collaborate with Platform teams for defining teams' dependencies & goals.

Preferred Experience:

  • 10+ years of Engineering and Technical Program Management experience
  • Experience leading the delivery of sophisticated embedded hardware solutions.
  • Validated self-starter, with demonstrative record of taking initiatives and getting results.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and ability and desire to work and lead cross-functional teams.
  • Presentation Skills and relevant experience addressing Executive community as well as Program teams.
  • Leadership Skills and relevant experience driving engineering and multi-functional teams.
  • Organization/Planning skills and relevant experience driving development schedules and risk
  • Coordinates and leads team communications, including project reviews with management and customers
  • Ability to influence buy-in on technical solutions in a multi-site, multi-cultural environment
  • Facilitates problem resolution with other groups, both internal and external
  • Deals effectively with people in tense situations, confronts and resolves complex issues effectively
  • Proactively involves others in planning, decision making and implementation efforts
  • Ensures that project goals and project objectives are met
  • Makes decisions or takes actions that move items to closure without divisiveness
  • Fosters a communication friendly environment in which everyone can express conflicting inputs

Academic Credentials:

  • BSEE (or equivalent), MSEE (or equivalent) preferred
  • Formal Project Management education, PMP designation is a plus


Markham, Ontario, Canada



Requisition Number: 82355 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Other Engineering


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