Manager Product Development Engineer

May 21, 2022
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

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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. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

Product Development Engineering Manager

The Role:

This is a Senior Manager and Program Manager role in the Embedded Product Engineering Team. Responsibilities will include defining and managing key product deliverables/schedules and driving cross functional activities. The applicant will be responsible for pre-silicon planning and once silicon arrives, will drive product performance, test, customer samples execution and high volume manufacturing readiness. Managing horizontally across several functional organizations is a key job function. The role will require working hand-in-hand with our Asia Engineering and Operations counterparts, extensive interactions within the Product Engineering organization, and interacting with several other internal organizations (Design, Supply Chain, Quality, Business and Customer Engineering). The applicant must be a team player with a commitment to meeting deadlines and an aptitude to thrive in a fast paced multi-tasking environment.


The Person:

Will be an experienced Product Development Engineer and encourages their team to find effective solutions to complex problems and drive continuous improvement.

  • Technical understanding of silicon performance and/or test
  • Technical leader and innovator who is able to work with geographically distributed product engineering teams
  • Wants to Own Something that Matters: Definitive leadership for A product critical to the success of AMD’s future. It is high visibility and requires someone who will lead and deliver.
  • Loves a Challenge: those who thrive in complex projects and are passionate about taking on new challenges and are capable influencing others across subject areas, both technical and operational, to overcome any obstacle.
  • Determination: This is a fast-paced role that requires action, constant communication, and constant drive for improvement.
  • Communication: Must have excellent communication expertise with diverse audiences ranging from executives to new hires.
  • Learns Fast: Demonstrates the ability and desire aspiration to learn quickly and to proficiently absorb new information.
  • Adaptable: This role requires an ability to adjust to factors on the ground, guiding your team to deliver solutions while navigating real-time changes to business or customer requirements.
  • Leadership: Proficiency in leading teams of both direct and indirect reports to get results.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Drives pre-silicon planning
  • Influences key decisions on product power and performance
  • Drives critical post silicon testing methodology and implementation decisions
  • Communicate product life cycle status to management or executive staff
  • Performs management reviews work to measure meeting of objectives
  • Define and lead key product deliverables/schedules and driving multi-functional activities
  • Guides customer samples execution and high-volume manufacturing readiness, once silicon arrives
  • Interacts with several other internal organizations (Design, Supply Chain, Quality, Business and Customer Engineering)
  • Develops and maintain effective working relationship with other departments
  • Collaborates on or assumes responsibility for a specific project, or a definable portion of a larger project or process


Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with taking ASIC’s, GPU’s or CPU’s to production
  • Proven success in semiconductor product development coordinating across multiple functions in US and APAC Supply Chain, Finance, Engineering…)
  • Technical project and product management experience
  • Microsoft standard apps (i.e. Office), Microsoft Windows Operating Systems to handle schedule, budget and provide status updates
  • Experience presenting to Director level management internally
  • Background in Solid State Physics, Computer Architecture, Digital or Analog Design
  • Debug experience in hardware, software, device, and/or manufacturing domains.
  • Courses or certifications in project management (PMI, LSS, AGILE, ISO 9000)
  • Experience in XP, AGILE, Scrum, or Kanban


Academic Credentials:

B.S. or M.S. Engineering Degree or related experience.


Austin, TX



Requisition Number: 163765 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Product Engineering

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