Artificial Intelligence Technical Program Manager - Silicon Design

Mar 01, 2024
San Jose, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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THE ROLE: 

 

As a Technical Program Manager in AMD's AI engineering division, you will oversee end-to-end delivery of cutting-edge AI/ML architecture to AMD Products. You will explore the potential of hardware solutions to address real-world challenges and collaborate with product management, customers, software and hardware engineering teams and operations within a rapidly expanding team. Additionally, you will gain exposure to state-of-the-art AI/ML architecture 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 silicon design 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, hardware/software developers, and product managers to drive the planning and execution of multiple dynamic silicon 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 silicon development process 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 silicon design process: RTL design, verification, pre and post silicon validation. Power, performance, area tradeoff.
  • 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: 

  • Familiarity with silicon design process. Experience in silicon design, verification, validation development preferred.
  • 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.
  • Proficiency in tools like JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint, Excel and MS Office
  • Knowledge of AI/ML technologies is an asset.
  • Experience collaborating with globally distributed teams.

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Required Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer/Electrical Engineering

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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: 

 

As a Technical Program Manager in AMD's AI engineering division, you will oversee end-to-end delivery of cutting-edge AI/ML architecture to AMD Products. You will explore the potential of hardware solutions to address real-world challenges and collaborate with product management, customers, software and hardware engineering teams and operations within a rapidly expanding team. Additionally, you will gain exposure to state-of-the-art AI/ML architecture 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 silicon design 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, hardware/software developers, and product managers to drive the planning and execution of multiple dynamic silicon 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 silicon development process 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 silicon design process: RTL design, verification, pre and post silicon validation. Power, performance, area tradeoff.
  • 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: 

  • Familiarity with silicon design process. Experience in silicon design, verification, validation development preferred.
  • 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.
  • Proficiency in tools like JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint, Excel and MS Office
  • Knowledge of AI/ML technologies is an asset.
  • Experience collaborating with globally distributed teams.

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Required Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer/Electrical Engineering

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