Chipset Alliances Manager - 81785

Location: Santa Clara, California, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Chipset Alliances Manager - 81785



AMD's Client Strategic Alliances team is looking for a Chipset Alliances Manager to help drive the third-party silicon and software to enable best in class AMD platforms. You will work with internal technology enablement teams and external SW/HW partners to enable ecosystem components for best in class AMD platforms.



As a Chipset Alliances Manager, you are responsible for driving long term strategic engagements with SW/HW ecosystem partners, identifying competitive gaps and leadership opportunities, creating technology innovations between partners and AMD engineering to drive positive business outcomes, and day-to-day management and communication with internal and external stakeholders. This includes developing strategies for the components within your domain, close cooperation with business and engineering teams at AMD, enlisting the appropriate resources for partner engagement and building close strategic relationships with partners for future AMD platforms.  As the owner of those strategic product areas you will be responsible for readouts to the executive team to communicate strategy, gaps, and key partner plans.



  • Analyze the ecosystem and competitive environment within your domain area, identify strategic partnership opportunities at all levels of the technology value chain (silicon, platform, software)


  • Coordinate with AMD technology teams to understand domain strategy and enablement plans


  • Engage with ecosystem partners within your domain to articulate AMD technology value propositions and align on enablement from partners. Create detailed plans with partners to drive a shared roadmap for future development.


  • Communicate strategy, program status, resourcing needs, decisions, actions, risk areas and mitigation plan effectively as the AMD champion for your partners. This includes organizing and presenting technical and program reviews/status to AMD and partner executives, gathering forecast and design win information to build out business plans, and assessing long-term system and IP-level planning opportunities for roadmap collaboration


  • Manage short term and long-term project plans to ensure alignment of third-party SW/HW with AMD platform launches. End-end responsibility to create and drive project plans with external partners and internal stakeholders.


  • Being able to identify and collaboratively drive clear areas of alignment and opportunities across all organizations is critical to this role.



  • Proven technical knowledge of software, silicon, GPU technologies, PC architecture, OEM/ODM design-in criteria, and enablement and evaluation of hardware and software stacks. Experience with chipset technologies is preferred.


  • Specific experience driving silicon and software solutions end-end. Experience with high speed interconnect development (PCIe, SATA, USB, DP) is a plus.


  • Demonstrated ability to work independently under tight deadlines, responding to changing business and technical conditions while interfacing with customers, partners, and AMD cross-functional teams


  • Proven business acumen, including the ability to think strategically and make well-informed technical versus business trade-off recommendations


  • Must be well-organized, technically-oriented, and a self-starter with a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and coordinate geographically-distributed teams in a fast-paced environment.


  • Possess strong application engineering or program management background coupled with a working knowledge of product management and marketing within a solutions company such as AMD.


  • Ability to travel internationally up to 25%


  • Excellent communication skills are a must.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, MBA preferred



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