Program Manager - Platform Hardware Engineering - 100181

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Program Manager – Platform Hardware Engineering - 100181


The Role:

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


The Person:

This Program Manager will have strong communication and influencing skills while achieving desired results. Makes decisions or takes actions that move items to closure without divisiveness. We’re looking for someone who fosters a communication friendly environment in which others can express conflicting inputs and work collaboratively to achieve results


Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive efficient Graphics Platform program planning & execution through active leadership, clear communication, and effective organization skills.
  • 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
  • Coordinate 3rd parties and contract manufacturers to align material supply and prototype deliveries in line with committed schedules
  • Work closely with Platform teams to define dependencies and goals


Preferred Experience:

  • Previous PM experience working on product development.
  • Own the delivery of sophisticated embedded hardware solutions.
  • Presentation Skills and relevant experience addressing Executive community as well as Program teams.
  • Leadership capabilities, ability to work cross-functionally within a matrix environment.
  • Organization/Planning skills and relevant experience driving development schedules and risk
  • Ability to influence consensus on technical solutions in a multi-site, multi-cultural environment
  • Facilitates problem resolution with other groups, both internal and external
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people in tense situations, confronts and resolves conflicts
  • Proactively involves others in planning, decision making and implementation efforts
  • Ensures that project goals and project objectives are met


Academic Credentials:

  • BSEE, MSEE preferred
  • PMP Certification highly desirable


Location: Markham Ontario Canada



Requisition Number: 100181 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Other Engineering


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