Artificial Intelligence Technical Program Manager

Mar 16, 2024
San Jose, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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THE ROLE: 

We are in search of an experienced program manager with strong analytical, problem-solving and risk management skills. Ability to work efficiently and manage effective relationships in a cross-functional organization to meet commitments for successful customer program launches. Must be self-directed and work in complex and dynamic ecosystems. 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 work on cutting-edge compiler projects. 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: 

  • Defines, plans and drives projects and program plans based on management and senior technical guidance 
  • Possesses a thorough knowledge of the principles of project management and can apply them effectively on small to large size projects 
  • Has responsibility for projects or processes of significant technical importance and for results that cross engineering project areas 
  • Initiates significant changes to existing processes and methods to improve project and team efficiency 
  • Creates and maintains project management artifacts such as schedule, resource and resource forecast, risk and issues logs 
  • Provides unique views of project status updates and facilitates cross development team dependencies and communications 
  • Identify action or mitigation plans for issues or risks that arise during the project lifecycle 
  • Collaborates with core teams and execution teams to identify areas that require special attention or escalations to identify corrective actions 
  • Collect, analyze, organize and publish work performance data via dashboards and recurring status reports 

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Detailed oriented, self-driven with a strong sense of pride and ownership. 
  • Industry experience in project management
  • Background in compilers
  • Knowledge of AI/ML technologies is an asset
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, interpersonal, presentation, written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to build relationships and work effectively as a self-starter and as part of a team 
  • Proactively involve team members in planning, decision-making and execution efforts 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to handle all levels of interaction, including executive level 
  • Horizontal leadership/Matrix management experience 
  • Technical program management and customer relationship management 
  • Collaborate in problem solving and mitigating risks with Engineering, Program/Project Management, Business Units and Product Management - both internal and external 
  • Strong knowledge of productivity and project tools including Jira, Confluence, Microsoft Office Suite 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer/Electrical Engineering 
  • Formal project management education, PMP / Scrum Master Preferred

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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.

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.

THE ROLE: 

We are in search of an experienced program manager with strong analytical, problem-solving and risk management skills. Ability to work efficiently and manage effective relationships in a cross-functional organization to meet commitments for successful customer program launches. Must be self-directed and work in complex and dynamic ecosystems. 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 work on cutting-edge compiler projects. 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: 

  • Defines, plans and drives projects and program plans based on management and senior technical guidance 
  • Possesses a thorough knowledge of the principles of project management and can apply them effectively on small to large size projects 
  • Has responsibility for projects or processes of significant technical importance and for results that cross engineering project areas 
  • Initiates significant changes to existing processes and methods to improve project and team efficiency 
  • Creates and maintains project management artifacts such as schedule, resource and resource forecast, risk and issues logs 
  • Provides unique views of project status updates and facilitates cross development team dependencies and communications 
  • Identify action or mitigation plans for issues or risks that arise during the project lifecycle 
  • Collaborates with core teams and execution teams to identify areas that require special attention or escalations to identify corrective actions 
  • Collect, analyze, organize and publish work performance data via dashboards and recurring status reports 

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Detailed oriented, self-driven with a strong sense of pride and ownership. 
  • Industry experience in project management
  • Background in compilers
  • Knowledge of AI/ML technologies is an asset
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, interpersonal, presentation, written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to build relationships and work effectively as a self-starter and as part of a team 
  • Proactively involve team members in planning, decision-making and execution efforts 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to handle all levels of interaction, including executive level 
  • Horizontal leadership/Matrix management experience 
  • Technical program management and customer relationship management 
  • Collaborate in problem solving and mitigating risks with Engineering, Program/Project Management, Business Units and Product Management - both internal and external 
  • Strong knowledge of productivity and project tools including Jira, Confluence, Microsoft Office Suite 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer/Electrical Engineering 
  • Formal project management education, PMP / Scrum Master Preferred

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