Director, Program Management

Location: Santa Clara, 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.




The Director, Program Management lead program execution, from concept to product delivery.  The successful incumbent will work in a matrixed environment across Business, Engineering and Operations teams, creating and leading a cross-functional core team comprised of design, technology, supply chain, platform, product, software, ecosystem and business functions.  



To be successful in this role, you will have exceptional verbal and written communication skills and analytical/problem-solving skills to structure and execute complex analysis, draw insight, and communicate summary findings/recommendations to senior executives and AMD customers.  You have outstanding people leadership skills to lead, motivate, and guide world class engineers and the ability to network, build relationships, and drive effective decision-making across multiple functions and levels within the organization.  You are highly organized and can prioritize/juggle multiple workstreams to tight deadlines.



The Director, Program Management will deliver all program commitments from concept to production, which includes the following key responsibilities.


  • Define program in concert with Business Teams
  • Review and action new business requests and scope changes agreed to by the core team
  • Drive core team to consensus on technical decisions that impact bounding box
  • Hit cost, schedule, committed features, power, performance
  • Deliver overall messaging of status/issues to key internal/ external stakeholders and customers
  • Tailor the roles of each core team member according to the needs of the program including defining cross functional ownership, and managing effective performance of the core team, and managing the membership to achieve program objectives,




  • Relevant experience in new product development from a design, platform, software, and/or product management discipline
  • Leadership experience both in technical and management roles
  • Strong understanding of the general silicon engineering process (preferably GPU, CPU or APU), from business needs to product concept to tape-out to production
  • Experience driving a multi-site and multi-disciplined engineering program




BS or MSEE degree desired



Santa Clara, CA

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and will consider all applicants without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE/MFDV




Requisition Number: 75965 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Other Engineering


AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. We consider candidates regardless of age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status. Please click here for more information.

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