Director Product Application Eng.

Location: San Jose, California, US

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.

AMD is looking for a manager for the North America Strategic Applications Engineering team. This leader will manage Applications Engineers and Program Managers supporting AMD Sales teams in securing design wins and assuring customer designs achieve production readiness. The team will also execute internal projects including development of demos and reference designs using AMD technology. 


Job Responsibilites Include:

  • Setting team and individual goals
  • Assignment and tracking of customer-facing and internal tasks 
  • Generating and reporting out key metrics on team activities
  • Providing product and strategy feedback to Factory Marketing, Applications, and Engineering Teams based on customer experiences
  • Planning and managing development of demos and reference designs 
  • Continuously growing the team’s technical capabilities 
  • Hiring of staff members as required


Job Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science
  • Minimum 10 years of development engineering or applications engineering experience
  • Minimum 5 years managing technical teams
  • Experience designing with FPGAs and/or SOCs, from architecture through design implementation
    • Use of simulation and verification techniques
    • Verilog/VHDL
    • Hands on experience with integration and test
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a large (10+) technical team
  • Ability to work across diverse internal and external teams
  • Flexibility to take on a wide variety of simultaneous projects and initiatives
  • Excellent technical judgment
  • Positive attitude in handling complex, critical technical challenges
  • Excellent oral and written communication skill
  • Experience in Program Management 
  • Embedded software design experience
  • Board Level Design

Requisition Number: 179242 
Country: United States State: California City: San Jose 
Job Function: Product Engineering

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