Artificial Intelligence Program Manager

at Advanced Micro Devices
Published May 23, 2023
Location San Jose, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


WHAT YOU DO AT AMD CHANGES EVERYTHING We care deeply about transforming lives with AMD technology to enrich our industry, our communities, and the world. Our mission is to build great products that accelerate next-generation computing experiences - the building blocks for the data center, artificial intelligence, PCs, gaming and embedded. Underpinning our mission is the AMD culture. We push the limits of innovation to solve the world's most important challenges. We strive for execution excellence while being direct, humble, collaborative, and inclusive of diverse perspectives. This is who we are at our best. One Company. One Team.AMD together we advance_ THE ROLE: As a Program Manager in AMD's AI engineering division, you will oversee end-to-end delivery of cutting-edge AI/ML software stacks for AMD Client (e.g., Ryzen) and Server (e.g., EPYC) processors. You will explore the potential of open-source software to address real-world challenges and collaborate with product management, customers, software and hardware engineering teams, quality assurance, and operations within a rapidly expanding team. Additionally, you will gain exposure to state-of-the-art AI/ML models in diverse fields, including Computer Vision, Large Language Models, and Recommender Systems. THE PERSON: The ideal candidate for this role will be a proactive, enthusiastic, and quick-learning individual passionate about emerging technologies. As a results-driven, adaptable problem-solver, they will thrive in a dynamic environment, effectively navigating ambiguity and change. Leveraging their engineering background and demonstrated success in software delivery, the successful candidate will possess exceptional communication skills, engaging with key stakeholders at all levels - from driving technical conversations to leading executive program reviews. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Collaborate with engineering managers, software developers, and product managers to drive the planning and execution of multiple dynamic software development projects Define, plan, and execute projects and program plans based on management guidance and senior technical mentorship Assess the technical feasibility of new products by clarifying and analyzing requirements with software/hardware architects, technical leads, and engineers Develop program schedules, considering various software stack components and hardware/firmware dependencies, and build staffing plans to support the timeline Participate in creating project plans and schedules; develop and improve processes for tracking projects and risk mitigation Deliver on all assigned program commitments from inception through execution within schedule, budget, and scope Act as a critical liaison between R&D and other partners for successful project execution Own resource tracking, status reporting, and issue communication to key partners, including senior executives and customers Prepare and deliver project status updates and reviews to internal stakeholders Investigate technical aspects of the program and drive details within firmware, compiler, runtime, tools, and application development teams Lead across cross-functional teams, including business units, engineering organizations, and finance/operations Collaborate closely with engineering counterparts across global sites to plan and align operational efficiencies PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Industry experience in project management Excellent presentation and leadership skills, able to lead technical discussions Strong interpersonal skills Exceptional written and verbal communication skills Experience leading complex, interrelated projects, programs, and functions Outstanding team player, dedicated to meeting deadlines in a fast-paced, multitasking environment Customer-facing experience is a plus Familiarity with managing Linux and Windows-based products is beneficial Proficiency in tools like JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint, and MS Office Experience delivering software for new hardware products such as accelerators and GPUs is advantageous Knowledge of AI/ML technologies is an asset Familiarity with open-source development and GitHub Experience with virtualization frameworks (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes) Software development experience Experience collaborating with globally distributed teams ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: Bachelor ' s or Master ' s degree in Computer/Electrical Engineering #LI-JG1 At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package. Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD's Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You'll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here .AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to 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, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants' needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.