Machine learning / High Performance Compute Program Manager - 79489

Location: Santa Clara, California, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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. 

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Machine learning / High Performance Compute Program Manager



As program manager in AMD’s machine learning software engineering team, you will drive end-to-end delivery of leading-edge technology in high performance GPU-accelerated compute and machine learning for the Radeon Open Compute software stack. You will learn about how the power of open-source software can be applied to seek real-world problems. You will interact with product management, customers, software and hardware engineering teams, quality assurance and operations in a new and growing team.


The person:

The successful candidate in this role will be a self-starter, upbeat, quick learner who is curious about new technology in addition to being results-oriented and able to get things done. The candidate will be able to resolve ambiguity and adapt to changes in a dynamic environment. They will be an excellent communicator who can engage with key partners at all levels, from driving technical discussions to leading executive program reviews.


Key responsibilities:

Work closely with engineering managers, technical leads and product managers to drive project planning and execution of multiple dynamic software development projects.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional groups across AMD Radeon Technology Group through the product life cycle, from definition to successful delivery of releases.
  • Lead cross team dependencies and coordinate cross-team initiatives and blocker issues.
  • Assist in developing and implementing Project Management Best practices, tools and templates within engineering.
  • Leading horizontally across several functional organizations, including Finance and Human Resources
  • Working hand-in-hand with engineering counterparts across the global sites to plan/align budget, head count, operational efficiencies
  • Participating in the development of project plans and schedules; to develop and improve processes for project tracking and risk mitigation
  • Support engineering management in the planning of project human and computing resource needs, as well as driving execution perfection, including time-to-market, R&D efficiency, and silicon quality indicators
  • Working collaboratively with engineering management to drive perfection the AMD Program Management community to supervise Key Metrics and help continuous process improvement


Preferred experience:

5 years Project Management experience in industry·

  • Good presentation and leadership skills; with ability to lead technical discussions
  • Strong social skills
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in leading sophisticated, interrelated projects, programs, and functions
  • Team player with a dedication to meeting deadlines and an aptitude to thrive in a fast-moving multi-tasking environment
  • Knowledge of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) such as Program Increments, Lean, Kanban, Shared Understanding
  • Experience working with customers is an asset
  • Experience program running Linux based products is a plus.
  • Experience using tools such as JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint, Project 2016, Jenkins & Robot Frameworks
  • Experience in Machine Learning frameworks (TensorFlow, Caffe, PyTorch, etc.) is highly desired
  • Experience in delivering software for new hardware products and GPUs is a plus
  • Experience in High Performance Computing is preferred
  • Experience in Virtualization frameworks (Linux KVM, etc.) is desired
  • Experience in Containerization frameworks (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Software development experience
  • PMP certification is highly desirable, but not required


Academic credentials:

BSEE (or equivalent), MSEE (or equivalent) preferred



Santa Clara, CA



Requisition Number: 79489 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Other Engineering


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