Sr. Program Manager - 79609

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.



Senior Program Manager

The Role:

AMD is looking for a Program Manager to coordinate program delivery between local teams and customer. You will be responsible for handling Customer Programs and Customer Tickets in JIRA. You will interact with key engineering and management partners of the customer as well as Business Unit team to report progress, align on critical topics and drive action items to closure.

The Person:

  • Create, run and report metrics to generate overall execution status internally as well as externally and make critical communication to partners on schedule changes, unforeseen bugs etc. and align on right next steps
  • Craft and deploy standardized lightweight processes to bring execution focus and efficiency. Lead and drive these process adoptions among other groups within the Business Unit.
  • Manage and handle critical issues with a sense of urgency and proactive problem solving. Make sure senior management is pre-fetched and no surprise escalations.
  • Make sure customer issues are assigned, prioritized and response/resolution metrics are met for the customer programs per QoS
  • Connect and coordinate internally with key partners in multi-functional team to address and balance prioritization of reasonable needs/asks vs. push back on others
  • Facilitate closure of complex issues and action items requiring multi-party alignment of AMD teams, customers and their partners
  • Drive alignment of customer product roadmap with AMD technology roadmap and facilitate planning and transition for customers well established on current technology
  • Engage directly in hands-on efforts for critical customer issues triage, analysis and resolution
  • Build strong engineering relationship with the program management and engineering counterparts on customer side
  • Create Scripts/Macros (i.e. JIRA, Excel VBA), to collaborate with our Customer issue tracking database to allow for automated metrics calculations

Key Responsibilities:

  • Good breadth of technical/system knowledge (SoC, FW, SW, Tools) and experience in multi-disciplinary engineering areas
  • Experience working in a multi-site and multi-cultural environment and ability to travel as needed
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Strong social skills
  • Results driven
  • Great teammate with passion and hunger to go above and beyond for business success
  • Keen sense of urgency and drive for results

Experience with JIRA or similar task / project management tool

Academic Credentials:

  • BS, or higher, in Engineering (Computer or Electrical) strongly preferred
  • PMP certification a plus, but not required
  • Skilled in MS Excel, Outlook, JIRA, Confluence


Markham, On




Requisition Number: 79609 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Other Engineering


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