Program Manager 1 - 129301

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:

This is an exciting role in which you will have great exposure to all the latest technologies in the computer graphics industry. As a Program Manager in Software QA, you will own the planning and coordination of SW test validation from feasibility stage, and to the completion of the programs, the individual is encouraged to oversee all aspects of the project, and to work directly with Business and across multiple Engineering organizations and other partners to ensure work you're doing fall within the scope, and meet its objectives.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gather and Assess program requirements, and scope Software QA effort in alignment with business objective
  • Responsible for creating formal artifacts including Validation Test Strategy, Validation Plan of Record, and test alignment for the work you're doing
  • Review and clarify Software specification and requirement from SW architect/development teams, and work with Test content owners on creating test contents for new features
  • Ability to identify and prevent risk in early phase, and put together mitigation plan to address any concerns to bring project back on track
  • Outstanding presentation skill, be able to provide regular program readout for test validation status, and to deliver clear and concise executive summary to senior management/executives
  • Conduct Program exit review with external teams, all partners, and executives regarding quality of program
  • A successful candidate will drive various multi-functional initiatives/innovation, also explore opportunities to improve for overall workflow, entrance and exit criteria of future projects

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Knowledge of the graphics market and related industries
  • Possess technical capacity to fully understand SW features implementation
  • Exceptional in analytical, problem solving, and risk management skills
  • In-depth knowledge of software test techniques and methodologies
  • Familiarity with industry standard tools, such as Jira and Confluence
  • Be able to work in fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Background as Project/Program lead in managing Software project delivery

 

Academic Credentials:

  • University degree in Engineering/ Computer Science, or related field

 

Location:

Markham, ON

 

 



Requisition Number: 129301 
Country: Canada Province: 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 AskHR@amd.com.

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.

 

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