Artificial Intelligence Program Manager

at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Published May 23, 2023
Location Santa Clara, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  



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As program manager in AMD's AIG Software engineering team, you will drive end-to-end delivery of leading-edge AI SW technology stack across several AI platforms. You will learn how the AI SW stack, SDK and tools can be applied on various AI platforms to tackle real-world inference problems. You will interact with product management, customers, software and hardware engineering teams, quality assurance and operations in a new and growing team.


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


* Work closely with engineering managers, software developers, and product managers to drive project planning and execution of multiple dynamic software development projects.
* Defines, comprehensive plans and drives projects and program plans based on management and senior technical mentorship
* Scope technical feasibility of new Products by clarifying and analyzing requirements with SW/HW Architects, Technical Leads and SW Engineers
* Develop SW program schedule by considering various Driver, SW Stack components and HW/FW dependencies, negotiate and build a Staffing Plan that supports the schedule
* Driving the development and execution of project plans and schedules; to develop and improve processes for project tracking and risk mitigation.
* Delivering on all assigned program commitments from inception through execution
* Delivering assigned program(s) within POR schedule, budget, and scope
* Acting as a key liaison between DEV and other partners on all matters pertaining to successful project execution
* Ownership of resource tracking, status reporting and issue messaging to key partners, including senior executives and customers.
* Prepare and deliver project status updates and reviews to key internal partners
* Investigate technical aspects of the program: help drive details in compiler, runtime, and tools software development teams.
* Lead across several functional organizations, including business units, other engineering organizations, and finance/operations.
* Working hand-in-hand with engineering counterparts across the global sites to plan/align operational efficiencies


* Project Management experience of minimum 10 years of industry experience leading large and complex SW products

* Strong presentation and leadership skills; with ability to lead technical discussions

* Strong inter-personal skills

* Outstanding written and oral communication skills

* Experience in leading sophisticated, interrelated projects, programs, and functions

* Phenomenal teammate with a dedication to meeting deadlines and an aptitude to thrive in a fast-paced multi-tasking environment

* Lean, Kanban

* Experience working with customers is an asset

* Experience program running Linux and Windows based products is a plus. Experience using tools such as JIRA, JAMA, Confluence, SharePoint, MS-Project 2019,

Jenkins & Robot Frameworks

* Experience with AI/ML strongly desired

* Experience in Virtualization frameworks (Linux KVM, etc.) is desired Experience in Containerization frameworks (Docker etc.)

* Software development experience

* PMP certification is highly desirable


* Bachelor's or Master's in computer engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
* Formal Project Management education


San Jose, CA

Austin, TX

Markham, Canada

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.

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