Program Manager 2 - 79265

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 Role:

We are seeking a dynamic Program Manager to work across multiple AMD Engineering organizations to plan and guide Validation execution and technical issue resolution for AMD’s products. Work directly with internal partners to resolve technical validation issues when required. This role is critical to ensure technical operation to meet product specifications and validation coverage metrics.

Key Responsibilities:

  • In this role, you will own the RTG validation processes including a collaborative approach while working with HW/SW/FW teams, feature and test development, tool development, work with the chief engineers and platform evaluation lead to drive validation architecture, run/drive platform validation execution for SoC level product features not covered by IP or block-level validation.
  • Lead silicon validation, characterization, and debug of existing graphics, microprocessors, and chip-set products.
  • Schedule/Lead Co-validation and qualification of AMD products with customers & partners’ hardware and software products.
  • Set silicon, board, and general resource priority to maximize validation coverage.
  • Provide a detailed bring-up validation plan and support feature validation tracking.
  • Ensure and handle test plans to adjust for post-silicon feature issues and additional validation feature coverage.
  • Support product and process improvement activities, including resolving quality/customer test related issues.

Preferred Experience:

  • Familiar with Microsoft Server Operating Systems, Linux Operating Systems, virtualization software (VMware, Xen, et al), and validation/certifications processes for each of these environments
  • Previous Silicon and/or Validation Hardware experience within the Semiconductor industry, preferred.
  • Familiar with MS Office & MS Project tool suites
  • Familiar with microprocessor bring-up and debug
  • Agile methodology
  • Familiar with C/C++, JAVA, and scripting language programming

Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering
  • Prior experience with SoC validation testing tools and environments, defect tracking, and revision control


Requisition Number: 79265 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Other 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

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