Program Manager - 79299

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.



Program Manager


The Role :
Seeking a strong, experienced Project Manager to help track multiple macOS software engineering teams and support AMD’s and the client roadmap to production. The job entails working closely with Engineering Managers, Architects and Program Managers to ensure software requirements and specifications are captured, scheduled and tracked during all phases of the software development process. The individual should have a background working with teams involved in low level - device driver software development. Requires a demonstrated ability to balance quick decision making with associated risks.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute programs focusing on quality and deadlines
  • Drives completion of all required deliverables, with a focus on customer quality feedback and established deadlines
  • Creates and maintains project management artifacts such as schedule, resource and resource forecast, risk and issues logs
  • Provides unique views of project status updates and facilitates cross development team dependencies and communications
  • Identify action or mitigation plans for issues or risk that arise during the project lifecycle
  • Collaborates with core teams and execution teams to identify areas that require special attention or escalations to identify corrective actions
  • Partner with the QA/Validation teams to ensure a high level of quality
  • Work with the Director of Engineering to plan and execute continuous process improvements
  • Collect, analyze, organize and publish work performance data via dashboards and recurring status report
  • Strong self-motivator, with a sense of urgency when needed and strong crisis management skills

Required Skills:

  • Proven project / program management experience working with multiple software engineering teams
  • Ability to schedule and track multiple projects on the go
  • High level of proficiency with Excel macros and dashboards
  • Prior experience in dealing with demanding clients in a tactful manner
  • Outstanding independent cross-functional problem solving with some level of functional problem triaging skills
  • Experience managing projects in both waterfall and agile approach
  • Proven data driven mindset

Preferred Skills:

  • Good understanding of hardware bring-up
  • Knowledge of OS internals (macOS, Linux, Windows) and driver stacks
  • Demonstrated knowledge of generating reports from an SQL database
  • Proficiency in OmniPlan highly desirable
  • Project management of SW/HW platforms experience with exposure to device drivers, firmware, CPU, GPU, and/or embedded product development
  • Prior experience as a software/hardware development/validation team lead in a silicon development company (Graphics, CPUs, SoC)
  • Matrix management experience


  • Engineering Degree
  • 10+ years of experience in technology product delivery (preferably silicon/semi-conductor based) with focus on software applications/stacks
  • 5+ years as a Program Manager in a technology environment
  • Formal project management education, PMP / Scrum Master designation is an additional advantage
  • Additional education, certification or specialized learning related to above business segments would be advantageous


  • Markham, Ontario, Canada



Requisition Number: 79299 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:General Management


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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