Software Process Quality Architect - 83988

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 Process Quality Architect


The SSE Strategic Alignment and Analytics team ensures that the 400-strong Software Systems Engineering organization driving product and software quality at AMD is a well-oiled machine. The team develops the strategy and initiatives to drive alignment across the organization and with the rest of the company.


As a Software Process Quality Architect, you will become familiar with the vast ecosystem of tools, processes and data sources making up the AMD product development lifecycle. You will design, develop and deploy collection procedures for metrics at each lifecycle phase. Interacting with business and technical leaders in strategy, release management, engineering, validation and program management roles is essential to this role’s success.


You live and breathe “quality”. This is evident in the procedures you will be developing that (1) address issues highlighted by the metrics collected, (2) ensure stakeholders understand the impact and, (3) secure swift action.

The person

The successful candidate is self-motivated and is at ease working with a broad set of tools, languages, and technologies – and has a high aptitude for diving in and adjusting to different paradigms. The candidate thrives in a fast-paced and agile environment and knows how to juggle multiple deadlines. The working environment is an open and collaborative space, so clear communication and enjoying teamwork is a must. The candidate is comfortable negotiating and forging win-win scenarios, and values simplicity, brevity and clarity.

Key responsibilities

  • Architect quality standards across the entire product lifecycle
  • Set up monitoring and response frameworks
  • Develop and deploy procedures when key triggers are activated
  • Build and maintain a “living” process and quality map of the entire product lifecycle

Preferred experience

  • A post-graduate degree in engineering, computer science, or other quality-related field
  • Excellent communication skills (presentation, verbal and written)
  • Knowledge and experience in a variety of quality standards (e.g., ISO 25010)
  • Extensive experience in change management and successful deployment of large-scale projects


Markham, On


Requisition Number: 83988 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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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